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Posted September 01, 2021in Iowa Artist

Amenda Tate

Robot, dancers mix to create artwork. When visiting artist Amenda Tate in her studio at Mainframe Studio, I met her co-artist, Manibus. Manibus is an integral part of Tate’s unique [...]

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Posted August 28, 2021in

Richie Lee duo

Richie Lee will take you back to the roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll history wrapped up into a high energy show

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Posted August 20, 2021in

The Jumbies

Jumbies deliver a fusion of Caribbean, funk, and Afro-Cuban rhythms in a high-energy performance that is guaranteed to take you to paradise

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Posted August 08, 2021in

Dave Moore

elegant songwriting and instrumental prowess on blues guitar, button accordion and harmonica

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Posted August 04, 2021in Iowa Artist

Maddy Fusco

Creating art is her happy place. When Mainframe Studios opened up another floor of studios in March 2021, artist Maddy Fusco eagerly rented a spot. As an illustrator, the new [...]

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Posted June 30, 2021in Iowa Artist

Bob Kling

Potter, painter, art teacher What does a red glazed vase, a motorcycle, a semi-nude woman and a basket of apples all have in common?  These are a handful of the [...]

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Posted June 02, 2021in Iowa Artist

Bladesmith shapes metal into art

The magic, according to artist Cameron Sadeghpour, comes with the steel that is manipulated. When you think of a knife, what image comes to mind? A tool to prepare food? A [...]

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Posted May 05, 2021in Iowa Artist

Jeff Klisares: “Painting is a place you go.”

Jeff Klisares was intrigued with his Italian grandfather’s unique paintings at a young age. He marveled at the process of the oil, brushes and huge canvases. “As a child, I [...]

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Posted March 31, 2021in Iowa Artist

Transforming tree stumps into art

After the derecho decimated hundreds of thousands of trees on Aug. 10, 2020, a chainsaw carver known as Dusty Buzzard received more than a hundred calls following the disaster. “It [...]

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Posted March 03, 2021in Iowa Artist

Kate Trimble

As Kate Trimble centers a mound of wet clay on her pottery wheel, she closes her eyes. It helps her with her imagination and opens her mind. “My mind is [...]

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