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Artist Spotlight: Charles M. ‘Chili” Capps

(1898-1981)    A charter member of the Prairie Print Makers and one of the most active serving as president for 23 years and creating two of the sought after Prairie Print Makers Gift Prints. Known for his prized aquatints. Chili Capps was born in Jacksonville,…

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Artist Spotlight: William J. Dickerson

(1904-1972)   William Dickerson was born in El Dorado, Kansas, in 1904. Known as a figure and landscape painter, printmaker, and educator. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, eventually came to teach at the Institute, and worked for 38 years as the Director of…

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Artist Spotlight: Sue Jean Covacevich, A Kansas Icon

(1905-1998)     A dynamic artist and art educator, Sue Jean spent most of her life in south-central Kansas.  She studied with Birger Sandzen at Bethany College and is one of the few artists who did not adopt his palette and style.  A trip to Mexico…

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Print Collecting for the New or Value-Minded Collector, Pt. II (Doug Osa)

With Josh Tripoli At Reuben Saunders Gallery, there are abundant and highly-affordable options for longtime art collectors and for those just getting started. Recently, our wonderful collection of intaglio prints, etchings, and aquatints has been made brighter by the inclusion of Olathe, KS artist Doug…

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Artist Spotlight – Vernon Brejcha

with Josh Tripoli   As a Gallery Assistant, I will often see works of art utterly transformed through recontextualization. Sometimes I am shocked at how much the setting or history around a work of art can change the work itself. Glass art can take this…

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Print Collecting for the New or Value-Minded Collector

With Josh Tripoli At Reuben Saunders Gallery, we aim to provide a wide array of quality options not only for longtime collectors but also for those just getting started. Printmaking is a big focus for us here and we have some of the finest prints…

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How Do You Know If Prints Are Original?

  Often there is confusion in determining original art or what defines original art when it comes to prints.  In the simplest terms an original print has been manually printed by the artist or a master printer with the original image being created on a…

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How Much Is That Painting in the Window?

With Josh Tripoli Consider the story about Picasso sketching at a park. A woman recognizes him and asks for a quick portrait. He obliges and produces a drawing in just a few minutes. She is astonished by the beauty and accuracy of the rendering. She…

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