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September 13 - November 4Free
In conjunction with National Banned Books Week, Pump House and La Crosse Public Library connect and celebrate both visual and literary arts in this juried and themed exhibit, “BANNED: Art Inspired by Banned Books.” Artists of all media were invited to submit up to three works for jury and potential inclusion; 20 artworks by 14 regional artists were accepted into the final show.
Artist Reception: September 15, 5-7 PM
Join us for a reception in celebration of this exhibit and the selected artists, complete with talks from the artists, complimentary wine (until 6 PM), light refreshments and music.
Featured Artists and Inspired Works:
David Bass, “Everything Was Beautiful and Nothing Hurt”
David Bass, ” So it Goes (Catch 22)
David Bass, “Ulysses”
Lynne Burgess, “My Mother is a Fish”
Rick Lynn Carraway, “Henry’s Parisian Café”
Nancy Ellingson, “Bury My Heart There Too”
Patricia Morse Gund, “I was eight, and grown”
Lynn Hobart, “Holden”
Janet Mootz, “You Made Your Bed”
Thomas Ojanpera, “Korova”
Christine Peterson, “Disappearing Face”
Christine Peterson, “Reappearing Catching Arm”
Christine Peterson, “Ultima”
Sarah Piper, “Lady Chatterly Censored”
Sharon Sharp, “Dear God”
Kathryn Smith, “The Triptych Blue Eggs”
Aldis Strazdins, “Mehaniskais Apelsins – Bog”
Andris Strazdins, “As I Lay Dying 1”
Andris Strazdins, “As I Lay Dying 2”
Andris Strazdins, “The Forest Floor”
Pump House galleries are open Tuesday-Friday, 11 AM-7 PM and Saturday 12-4 PM, or by appointment.
Gallery hours are subject to change. Please call ahead to learn the best times to visit.
Admission to the Pump House galleries is always free and open to the public.
Pump House Regional Arts Center is a certified 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations accepted.