David with Sheep and Grandpa, Pastoral Study, 2020 - R.J. Kern

The Unchosen Ones: Portraits of an American Pastoral – R.J. Kern

RECEPTION & Book Launch Jan 20. EXHIBIT Jan 13 – Mar 25. Four years after “The Unchosen Ones”, R. J. Kern re-photographed many of the subjects of the original series. In some cases, the animal and its handler are photographed together again. In other cases, the child has moved on and replaced the animal with some new pursuit; a tractor, a chicken, a fishing pole.

In and Out of the Thicket, Diamond Knispel

Wild Whimsy of the Northwoods

RECEPTION Feb 10. Exhibit Feb 10 – April 28.The lively, whimsical paintings explore the stories experienced by flora and fauna hidden in the forest on one warm spring day. The artist’s brush strokes and color choices were influenced by discoveries made when she explored this unseen and unheard world. The lively, whimsical paintings explore the stories experienced by flora and fauna hidden in the forest on one warm spring day. The artist’s brush strokes and color choices were influenced by discoveries made when she explored this unseen and unheard world.