Working with the City of Liberty, William Jewell College and Mid-Continent Public Library, the Liberty Arts Commission has developed four gallery spaces in Liberty that offer exhibits throughout the year. You don't just have to be paying your water bill, getting in your workout or checking out a new book to enjoy the art on display! Stop by any of these locations to take in the latest exhibits.
- Art Gallery at the Liberty Community Center (1600 S. Withers Rd.)
- Atrium Gallery at Liberty City Hall (101 E. Kansas St.)
- Mid-Continent Library - Withers Branch (1665 S. Withers Rd.)
- Ruth E. Stocksdale Gallery of Art at William Jewell College (Brown Hall 2nd Floor, 252 William Jewell College Way, Liberty, MO ) (Link to gallery Facebook page)
Atrium Gallery at Liberty City Hall
The artwork of Rachel Mindrup is now on display in the Liberty City Hall atrium for public viewing.
About the Artist:
Rachel Mindrup is an assistant professor of drawing and painting and the Richard L. Deming, MD Endowed Chair in Medical Humanities at Creighton University. She received her BFA from the University of Nebraska - Kearney and then continued with atelier studies at the Art Academy of Los Angeles. She received her MFA from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. Her current painting practice is about the study of the figure and portraiture in art and its relation to medicine, healing and identity. Her son's diagnosis has been the motivation behind her series of portraits "Many Faces of Neurofibromatosis (NF)". She is currently painting someone with NF from all 50 states to bring to Washington D.C. when advocating for federal funding for NF research.
Mindrup's work has been shown nationally and internationally including the Queens Museum in Queens, NY, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Omaha and Kearney campuses, Georgia Regents University and Washington University Medical School as well as internationally. Her artwork is held in many private collections including those of Primatologist Jane Goodall and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Art Gallery at the Liberty Community Center
The artwork of Donna Brattin is now on display throughout the Liberty Community Center lobby for public viewing.
About the artist: Brattin graduated from Missouri Southern University in Joplin, MO with a degree in Art Education. She currently teaches art at the Northland Career Center in Platte City. Brattin has worked in various mediums and currently is exploring the world of acrylic pour painting.