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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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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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City tourism budget hits the skids

October 30, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With city hotel/motel tax revenues on a 20% slide from previous years, request for funding from the Fort Madison Tourism Commission will look a lot different going [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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Art in Central Park set for Sunday

September 18, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Ft. Madison’s Art-in-Central Park has a decade of family fun Sundays under their belt since FMAAA brought the event back to town.  Plenty of visual artists will be displayed under the shade trees of Central [Read More…]

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FM, Keokuk groups bridging county art

August 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS FMAAA Director FORT MADISON – The art industry like all else in life is constantly changing.  A decade ago Barn Quilts were all the rage.  Last few years Paint-Your-Own Canvas parties certainly [Read More…]

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Illner Greene turns life back to art

July 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Lori Illner Greene got preoccupied with a new concept in physics called “string-theory”, a controversial model of subatomic composition, and it spilled all over her canvas. String [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 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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Art in the Park winners announced

September 19, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Courtesy of Fort Madison Arts Association FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Area Arts Association presented it’s annual Art-In-Central-Park awards on Sunday. Artist Trax wins $250 Ft. Madison Partners Purchase Award awarded by Tim Gobble [Read More…]

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Art in Central Park set for Sunday

September 15, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Ft. Madison Area Arts Association (FMAAA) celebrates a decade since Art-in-Central was resurrected in a new format from the history of “Weekend in Central Park”. The event runs on [Read More…]

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Calico press FMAAA’s September exhibit

September 6, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Courtesy of Brian Riggs Fort Madison Area Arts Association FORT MADISON – Ft. Madison Area Arts Association always contributes to Ft. Madison’s major tourism month.  The September feature exhibition uniquely blends the artistry of The [Read More…]