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Area high school students take home FMAAA awards

April 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGSFort Madison Area Arts Association FORT MADISON – April always marks the strong regional high school art competition at FMAAA gallery, featuring Central Lee, Eldon, Ft. Madison, Hamilton, Holy Trinity Catholic, and Keokuk.   Schools [Read More…]

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Students art work on display at FMAAA in January

January 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGSFMAAA Director FORT MADISON – January means kid’s art at FMAAA gallery with the Annual Budding Artist Exhibition.  This feature is over a decade strong now so had to do some digging.  However, it is [Read More…]

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Member FMAAA exhibit on display for December

December 12, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS Fort Madison Area Arts Association FORT MADISON – The stockings are most definitely hung with glee at the Member Artist’s Annual Exhibition.  The best artists in the Tri-state area have brought their [Read More…]

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Guldberg is November FMAAA featured artist

November 8, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS FMAAA Director Annie Swarm Guldberg is the feature artist at Ft. Madison Area Arts Association this November bringing “Dreamlands and More” with her. This vibrant world of oil color and texture welcomes [Read More…]

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Lawhorn’s ceramics on display at FMAAA in October

October 2, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS FMAAA Director FORT MADISON – Feature exhibition at Ft. Madison Area Arts Association for October is Susan Lawhorn of Macomb, IL.  Her specialization medium is ceramics.  A reception occurs for the artist [Read More…]

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Twins featured at FMAAA in September

September 13, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS FMAAA Director FORT MADISON – As fraternal twins Linda and Lois have many things in common.  Both taught art education for 44 years, an incredible achievement. Linda primarily in Illinois at Hamilton [Read More…]

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Wolfe is FMAAA exhibitor for August

August 13, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS FMAAA Director FORT MADISON – Erika Wolfe, well-known silversmith from Keokuk, IA, displays new work with her show “Signature Pieces”. E. I. Dupont is the sponsor for the exhibition.  Erika will also [Read More…]

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Campers go deep in art at FMAAA

July 16, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS FORT MADISON AREA ARTS ASSOCIATION FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Area Arts Association always organizes a challenging annual art camp in July that concentrates on guest instructors teaching how to utilize raw [Read More…]

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FMAAA’s Garden Tour set for Sunday

June 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS Fort Madison Area Artists Association FORT MADISON – Ft. Madison Area Arts Association unveils another great chapter to an ongoing novel of garden adventures. Six amazing locations with three in Ft. Madison [Read More…]

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Shutterbugs on display at FMAAA in June

June 10, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

By BRIAN RIGGS FMAAA Director FORT MADISON – The Summer at FMAAA gallery always is ushered in with a flash with the Annual Photography Exhibition.  This year features Martha Milligan and Ann Larsen of Montrose, [Read More…]

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FMAAA annual auction Saturday

March 20, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS Fort Madison Area Arts Association FORT MADISON – Expressions Art Auction is the annual fundraiser for the Ft. Madison Area Arts Association this Saturday at Comfort Inn & Suites in Ft. Madison. [Read More…]

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Granaman FMAAA’s March exhibitor

March 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS Fort Madison Area Artist Association Jerry Granaman has been a photographer since the mid-1970s in Ft. Madison. Needless to say, technology has greatly altered the components of that medium of expression. New [Read More…]

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Tourism board slashes funds to Historical Society, FMAAA

January 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The board overseeing city hotel/motel tax revenues, slashed the contributions received by the historical society and the city art’s group. After a marathon meeting that lasted more [Read More…]

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Students work featured at FMAAA reception Saturday

January 18, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS FMAAA Director FORT MADISON – The Budding Artist Exhibition is ready for visual action at FMAAA gallery. This exhibition previews the talents of artistic growth activated in the art education portals of [Read More…]

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FMAAA showcases Butler for August exhibit

August 2, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS Fort Madison Area Artists Association FORT MADISON – Rebecca Butler of Quincy, Illinois, brings “Earth Encompasses Art” to FMAAA gallery for the August feature exhibition. A reception for her will be held [Read More…]

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FMAAA features photographers in June

June 8, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS Fort Madison Area Arts Association Ft. Madison Area Arts Association always welcomes summer with rotation of new lens crafters to the main stage for a visual glimpse from their perspective. Lindsey Pieper [Read More…]

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Quilt guild on display at FMAAA

May 6, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS Fort Madison Area Artists Association FORT MADISON – “Variegated Threads” seamlessly integrates over 50 works of fiber art from Ti-State Modern Quilt Guild. A reception for the talented group occurs May 13th [Read More…]

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High school artists on display at FMAAA this month

April 23, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS FMAAA Director Ft. Madison Area Arts Association unveiled winners of the Annual High School Competition at the reception Saturday. Lee County Bank is the sponsor for this month’s show. Viewing available all [Read More…]

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FMAAA to feature Bueker collection tonight, 5 to 7 p.m.

February 10, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

FMAAA GALLERY FEATURE EXHIBITION IN FEBRUARY REMEMBRANCE OF CHARLENE BUEKER Submitted by Brian Riggs, director of the Fort Madison Area Artists Association. Charlene Bueker touched many with her artistic prowess completed in virtually any medium. [Read More…]

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