2D & 3D Art
Paintings

This Iowa artist's meticulous compositions mine the haunted space between object and idea.
Collaboration

Poet Molly Beth Griffin and illustrator Claudia McGehee came together to celebrate the Sand Hill crane's migration.
by Molly Beth Griffin and Claudia McGehee
Paintings

The Kansas City artist's strongly horizontal paintings capture the sweep of the Midwestern sky and landscape.
Paintings

This painter found inspiration for her triptych in one of the Midwest's most common sights: a cornfield.
Commentary

Where's the prairie? Is it an untouched remnant? A farm landscape? A freshly mowed suburban yard? Our correspondent says "yes."
by Thomas Dean
Interview

Linda Omaña, a member of our editorial staff, sat down with the photographer when he was on Grinnell College’s campus.
by Linda Omaña
Woodcut

The artist's recent images were influenced by the gradual transformation of the prairie by settlements and agriculture.
by Tony Crowley
Mixed-media

In this closeup, we focus on a central Minnesota artist who uses multiple media to explore place, gender, and history.
Paintings

This Kansas artist abstracts prairie animals from their natural settings. The result: mysterious beauty.
Feature

Quilts aren't just for beds. Our correspondent shows us how they're warming up the rural landscape, too.
by Janet Carl
Digital Art

Digital artwork inspired by Grinnell’s beautiful sunsets and the restored prairie of the Conard Environmental Research Area (CERA).
by Ajuna Kyaruzi
Digital Art

It's a deceptively simple question. Our associate editor created an infographic to provide the not-so-simple answer.
by Cecilia Bergman
Collaboration

"Ekphrasis" denotes a poem about a strong visual. See if you think these poems, paired with the drawings which inspired them, fit the bill.
by Ben and Therese Brosseau
Drawings

To catch the expressive way prairie flowers reach for the sky, Madeline Howland prefers the simplest tools: graphite and a sketchbook.