Author Archives: Jo Myers-Walker

Scarf sneak peek

We had a good day at Wheatsfield on Saturday! I’ve been introducing tote bags and scarves printed with my artwork, to complement the “Notecards for a cause.” Proceeds from all these items will go toward awareness of human trafficking, starting … Continue reading

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This weekend

Saturday, November 17, 2018,    4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.    and Sunday, November 18, 2018,     9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: I’ll be back in Ames this weekend for Saint Cecilia Catholic Community’s 2018 Christmas Market (in the Social Hall at 2900 Hoover Ave, … Continue reading

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A larger perspective

I had a chance to see my stretched polyester prints in a grand space when I was one of several artists featured in a show at Grand Living at Bridgewater, in Coralville. This room is an area for performances such … Continue reading

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Notecards for a cause (sticky post)

Looking for notecards with a purpose, or the chance to create for a cause? See the Online Gallery page for information on Canticle of Creation or Abundant Homes notecards! Proceeds from the sale of these cards go toward awareness of … Continue reading

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Janet Rogers workshop

Nationally-known watercolorist Janet Rogers served as judge for this year’s Iowa Watercolor Society (IWS) Annual Exhibition, and I attended one of the workshops she taught in conjunction with the IWS annual meeting. I have been teaching and drawing from a … Continue reading

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A few more at the reunion

I was Vice President of my high school class in 1963, so it was about time I was on the reunion committee! With our high school days getting more distant, I brought along ten “teachers” to help stir our memories … Continue reading

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An abundance of notecards

Response to the Canticle notecards has been so enthusiastic that we’re working on a whole new set! Abundant Homes is a set of 9 notecards with envelopes, each with an image from one of my paintings on the front, and … Continue reading

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August 2018 Newsletter

Click the link below to view or download: Jo Myers-Walker August 2018 Newsletter (7-page PDF document, approx. 2.12 MB) In this edition: Repaired and in good working order (My new knees-in-training) Behind the scenes:  Making the Mercer mural (Interactive sculpture … Continue reading

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Backdrop to the stars

I’m honored to have my artwork used to make a backdrop for Simply Stellar!, the 2018 Senior Variety Show in Ames. Show organizers had this painting’s design printed onto 15' tall canvas. The design is quite abstract, so as not … Continue reading

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Iowa Artisans Gallery featuring me in their window (shower curtain, pillows, and paintings). Lately the scene on the shower curtain — “Clock Tower in the Rain” — has looked just like the weather outside!

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