Author Archives: Jo Myers-Walker

Legends of St. Francis

Before my knee surgery in October I needed to be grounded to have a successful outcome. I had been working on the Mercer project and was worn out and having knee pain. I started reading some of the legends surrounding … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Eastside Artists show

This year I became one of the tenured artists with the Iowa City Eastside Artists, pictured here at the 2017 show earlier this month. The group invites 2 or 3 juried artists each year to exhibit alongside the 20 tenured … Continue reading

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New classes start soon at The Center

Registration is open for Spring season at the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center, and I have three classes that start in January: Beginning Watercolor Workshop, series of classes starting Monday, January 8, 2018 Intermediate Watercolor Workshop, series of classes starting Monday, … Continue reading

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Mercer mural revealed

Thank you to everyone who came to the ribbon cutting for the new mural at Mercer Park Aquatic Center! The mural, a colorful cityscape, is made of Lexan™ panels with interactive moving parts inspired by STEAM topics (Science, Technology, Engineering, … Continue reading

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IWS 2017–2018 Traveling Show

The Iowa Watercolor Society’s Traveling Show is a selection of works from a variety of Iowa artists, chosen each year from the Society’s juried exhibition. I’m honored to have one of my paintings (After the Rain, We Play, shown here) … Continue reading

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Painting roses in Amana

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Demonstrating on the Ped Mall

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Return to the country retreat

During our workshops at the “Coverdale Art Institute” Mike says he hears a lot of laughter as people are relaxed and following along. We begin looking at the yard with a view finder, noticing the light on trees and flowers, … Continue reading

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Following the shade

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Another window view

Another window view, painted when I was supposed to rest the knees. I am watching the construction of the Chauncey building which will be next to the parking ramp shown on the left. Staging for the construction has taken over … Continue reading

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