Author Archives: Jo Myers-Walker

Crowded house

“Sitters” have been taking over my apartment as I cut out fifty of the little slumped-acrylic sculptures for centerpieces for Gala 2018, the largest “FUNdraising” event for the Newman Catholic Student Center at the University of Iowa. Next I’ll be … Continue reading

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Linn Street progression

I am repeating the Linn Street scene with a different composition and more people going to school with their morning coffee. I sit and watch what is going on with my neighbors, draw them to get a story in that … Continue reading

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Interview on IAG website

I’m honored to be the subject of an article on Iowa Artisans Gallery’s website:  In the Studio with Jo Myers-Walker. Anne from the gallery came over and took photos of the studio and interviewed me, with thoughtful questions including my … Continue reading

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A few more details

More close-ups of the characters from legends depicted in the Canticle sculpture:

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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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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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