2D & 3D Art
This Iowa artist's meticulous compositions mine the haunted space between object and idea.
Poet Molly Beth Griffin and illustrator Claudia McGehee came together to celebrate the Sand Hill crane's migration.
The Kansas City artist's strongly horizontal paintings capture the sweep of the Midwestern sky and landscape.
This painter found inspiration for her triptych in one of the Midwest's most common sights: a cornfield.
Where's the prairie? Is it an untouched remnant? A farm landscape? A freshly mowed suburban yard? Our correspondent says "yes."
Linda Omaña, a member of our editorial staff, sat down with the photographer when he was on Grinnell College’s campus.
The artist's recent images were influenced by the gradual transformation of the prairie by settlements and agriculture.
In this closeup, we focus on a central Minnesota artist who uses multiple media to explore place, gender, and history.
This Kansas artist abstracts prairie animals from their natural settings. The result: mysterious beauty.
Quilts aren't just for beds. Our correspondent shows us how they're warming up the rural landscape, too.
Digital artwork inspired by Grinnell’s beautiful sunsets and the restored prairie of the Conard Environmental Research Area (CERA).
The work of this Connecticut-based photographer has frequently found its way onto our pages. Take a look at his work to see why.
It's a deceptively simple question. Our associate editor created an infographic to provide the not-so-simple answer.
"Ekphrasis" denotes a poem about a strong visual. See if you think these poems, paired with the drawings which inspired them, fit the bill.
What's an East Coast transplant to do when she doesn't feel she fits in the Midwest? Fill a car with friends and head for Davenport, Iowa.
What's the best way to find out how "community" is defined where you live? Ask the local kids to make a mural.
To depict ecological change in the American landscape, this artist brings together paints, drawing materials and altered photographs.
To catch the expressive way prairie flowers reach for the sky, Madeline Howland prefers the simplest tools: graphite and a sketchbook.
This artist has shared her visions of the prairie landscape in almost every issue of our journal. We're fortunate to feature four more.
This photographer is providing her second backdrop for our table of contents: staghorn sumac at Neal Smith National Wildlife Preserve.