Arts & Culture

From the series Glory on a Budget: A Domestic Mythology, 1980 by Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman.
Courtesy of the artists

Melissa asks Claire about her recent experiences at the Biennial Midwest Artists Symposium, organized by the Illinois Women Artists Project (IWAP). Now in its fourth iteration, the symposium focused on Midwest women artists from the 1960s-1980s. 

Scribble: Lacy Scarmana

Dec 9, 2017


Courtesy of the Iowa DOT

Quad City residents have consistently stated that aesthetics and having a unique landmark were the two factors that mattered most in the design of a replacement I-74 bridge.

Scribble: Jon Ripslinger

Dec 2, 2017



Carolyn Martin talks with Michelle and Joe Stroehle, co-owners of River Bend Retro, about mid-century modern design. 

Laura Wriedt and Brian Allen from "The Big Picture"
Courtesy of the Figge Art Museum

Carolyn Martin talks with Laura Wriedt and Brian Allen about “The Big Picture” program created by the Figge Art Museum. 


Michael Kienzle's work is on display at the Hudson River Gallery in Iowa City through November 11.
Carolyn Martin / WVIK

Carolyn Martin talks with Michael Kienzle, a painter whose exhibit “Outside the Lines” is currently showing at the Hudson River Gallery in Iowa City, and who also happens to be a University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics emeritus professor of Cardiology.

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