Gallery recognizes and honors peacemakers from around the world

Artist Shin-hee Chin shares her appreciation of some of history’s finest peace makers through her show “Peacemakers” featured in the Mary Miller Library Gallery, located in Hesston College’s Smith Center, through mid-October. “My work is not meant to be didactic or definitive,” Chin said in her artist’s statement. “It is meant, rather, to present the […]

North Newton artist’s paintings featured in Hesston College gallery

North Newton artist Susan Bartel defines what it means to be an appreciator of “the underappreciated art” through her watercolor paintings featured in Hesston College’s Regier Friesen Gallery, located in the Friesen Center for Visual Arts, through Oct. 17. A reception and chance to meet the artist will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, […]

Summer clay camp to help shape young artists

Middle school and high school-aged students can expand their creativity and learning with Hesston College’s week-long summer clay camp June 16 to 20 on the Hesston College campus. Hesston College ceramics instructor and local artist Hanna Eastin will lead the camp. The camp will be a beginner’s level introduction into handbuiling ceramics and raku firing. […]

Art reflecting nature showcased in Regier Friesen Gallery

Artist Mika Holtzinger defines what it means to be a “steward to nature” through her show “Coalesce” featured in Hesston College’s Regier Friesen Gallery through February 19. A closing reception, demonstration and chance to meet the artist will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the gallery. “I aim to discover how […]

Art gallery features collection pieces

The Hesston College Regier Friesen Gallery is featuring recent acquisitions to the Hesston College Permanent Art Collection until Dec. 13. Pieces include glass-work, paintings, drawings, photography and wood and clay sculptures purchased from or donated by alumni, student, current and former faculty artists and donors. The gallery, located in the Friesen Center for the Visual […]

Art gallery features founder of traveling roadside attraction

Kansas artist Erika Nelson of Lucas is the featured artist in the Hesston College Regier Friesen Gallery with her show “Stories from the Road” Sept. 16 to Oct. 18. “Stories from the Road” is a multimedia presentation of Nelson’s travels across the country, including a sketchbook project entitled “Travel with Me,” framed snapshots from a […]

Art faculty featured in gallery

Faculty and emeritus faculty members in the Hesston College art department are the featured artists in the college’s Regier Friesen Gallery through Sept. 6. Faculty member Hanna Eastin, ceramics instructor, is presenting stoneware sculptures. Lois Misegadis, who teaches drawing, painting, photography and graphic design and is chair of the art department, is featuring her project […]

Art students’ work on display

Hesston College student artwork is on display in three locations from now until May 3. The student work features a variety of art media from both fall and spring semesters of the 2012-13 academic year. All exhibits are free and open to the public. The college’s annual juried student art show is on display in […]

Art gallery features “Portraits of Change”

“Portraits of Change,” a traveling art exhibit by artists from a prison art class, is featured in Hesston College’s Regier-Friesen Gallery on the Hesston College campus through April 5. The inmates participate in the class through Offender Victim Ministries in Newton, Kan., taught by Youthville’s Micala Gingrich-Gaylord. “The Portraits of Change program is based on […]