Virtual Gallery 708


Salina Public Library art exhibits showcase local artistic talent and compelling exhibits of interest to the public. The virtual gallery will feature a new exhibit each month. If you’d like to learn more about the artists, please contact Salina Public Library Head of Community Engagement Amanda Colgrove at 785-825-4624, ext. 206, or email [email protected].

Due to COVID-19, in-person exhibits and receptions have been suspended until further notice.

Current Exhibit

Saying Their Names in Gallery 708 | February 5-28, 2021

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Watercolor on paper

"Darrien Hunt"

Watercolor on paper 
12x12”
Artist: Sandra Clanton

Okra, sunflower, watermelon, wheat, sorghum seeds, and mixed beans

“Ivore Westfield

Okra, sunflower, watermelon, wheat, sorghum seeds, and mixed beans 
24x30”
Artist: Priti Gulati Cox

Pastel on paper

"Breonna Taylor"

Pastel on paper 
Artist: Debbie Wagner

Acrylic on canvas

"George Perry Floyd Jr."

Acrylic on canvas 
30x40"
Artist: Mickie Lacy

Graphite pencil on paper

"Trayvon Martin"

Graphite pencil on paper 
15x19”
Artist: Marla Ames Kuiper

Watercolor and collage

"Rayshard Brooks"

Watercolor and collage 
14x17"
Artist: Carolyn Carpenter

Graphite Pencil

"Kalief Browder"

Graphite Pencil 
15x19”
Artist: Marla Ames Kuiper

Okra, sunflower, watermelon, wheat, sorghum seeds, and mixed beans

“Sandra Bland”

Okra, sunflower, watermelon, wheat, sorghum seeds, and mixed beans 
Artist: Priti Gulati Cox

Mixed Media

"Breath"

Mixed Media 
12x16”
Artist: Rick Frisbie

Graphite on paper

"Bennie Lee Tignor" (1969-2015)

Graphite on paper 
18x24”
Artist: Wayne Conyers

Pastel on paper

"Atatiana Jefferson"

Pastel on paper 
Artist: Debbie Wagner

Graphite Pencil

"Tamir Rice"

Graphite Pencil 
14" x 18"
Artist: Marla Ames Kuiper

Okra, sunflower, watermelon, wheat, sorghum seeds, and mixed beans

“Tamir Rice”

Okra, sunflower, watermelon, wheat, sorghum seeds, and mixed beans 
Artist: Priti Gulati Cox

Graphite on paper

"Jordan Edwards"

Graphite on paper 
18x24”
Artist: Wayne Conyers

Oil on panel

"Christian Taylor"

Oil on panel 
8x10"
Artist: Marcy Roth

Watercolor on canvas

"Sandra Bland"

Watercolor on canvas 
16x20"
Artist: Makenzi Carlgren

Oil on panel

"Elijah McClain"

Oil on panel 
8x10"
Artist: Marcy Roth

Graphite Pencil

"Philando Castile"

Graphite Pencil  
l16x20”
Artist: Marla Ames Kuiper

Graphite on paper

"Antwon Rose Jr."

Graphite on paper 
18x24”
Artist: Wayne Conyers

Graphite Pencil

"John Lewis"

Graphite Pencil 
14x18"
Artist: Marla Ames Kuiper

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT

In response to the killing of George Floyd in May 2020, area artists began work on this collection of portraits titled “Saying Their Names in Gallery 708”. Originally shown at Salina Art Center this past summer, the works include drawings, paintings and mixed-media.
 
Local and regional participating artists include: Carolyn Carpenter, Marcy Roth, Makenzie Carlgren, Marla Ames Kuiper, Rick Frisbie, Wayne Conyers, Sandra Clanton, Mickie Lacy, Priti Gulati Cox, and Debbie Wagner.

Interested in exhibiting?

Salina Public Library invites artists to apply to show new work in Gallery 708 by filling out an application and providing a website, digital images, slides or prints or printouts of work samples for review. Applications from artists not selected for a show will be kept on file for future consideration. For more information, contact Glory Benacka, Programs Coordinator, at 785-825-4624, ext. 219, or[email protected].

Artist Application

You’re invited to apply to display your original artwork in Gallery 708. Both experienced and new artists and art instructors are welcome to apply for solo or group exhibitions.

Complete Application

 

Art Exhibition Policies

Gallery 708 Policies (PDF)