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“MISHMASH” – Kevin Kelly & Garet Reynek
July 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - July 29, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
This exhibition will feature new artworks by local & regional artists, Kevin Kelly and Garet Reynek!
We hope you will join us for our opening reception on First Friday, July 7th from 5:30pm – 9:00pm!
KEVIN KELLY is a homegrown Wichita artist. He was born in 1978 and raised in a working class family. He received a Bachelor in art education from Wichita State University in 2001, and began teaching at Wichita West High School the same year. He earned his MFA in painting from Wichita State University in 2008. His paintings have been recognized through the Golden art residence, the Harvester Arts Community Fellowship program, and the Oklahoma Visual Arts Commission. Kelly has been featured in group and solo exhibits in Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New York for the last 15 years. His work has been featured in several publications.
GARET REYNEK was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1986 and is currently based out of Wichita, Kansas. He received a BA from Hastings College in Ceramics and Business in 2010, in 2015 Reynek is earned his Masters in Fine Arts in Ceramics at Wichita State University. He has been a studio assistant to artists Jun Kaneko, Conrad Snider, and John Balistreri. His works involve abstract ceramic sculptures derived from experiences and visions one may encounter when moving through urban environments. Reynek has been a resident artist at Watershed Center For Ceramics Arts and exhibited in Wichita’s national juried exhibition and “Beyond the Brick Yard” 10th annual exhibition in Helena, MT.