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Home State Artists

Spring 2017 | Vol. 73 Issue 1

On the Cover

 Detail of Red Truck #3, pastel on paper
 Artwork by Michael Duane


 This Season

   By Lou Ann Thomas
   Barkman Honey

   By Cecilia Harris
   Mapping Inspiration

   By Katy Ibsen
   Limestone Foundation

   By Patsy Terrell
   Sara Zepick pottery

   By Dave Zumbaugh
   Spring from hunting to wildlife watching

   Behind the lens. 
   By Doug Stremel
   A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their lives in photography.


 Wide Open Spaces

    Rebuilding Kiowa
    By Amy Bickel,
    Photography by Courtsey of Greensburg CVB

    Greenburg: Ten years later. This small, but mighty, community came together after an EF- 5 tornado leveled the town. Today, Greensburg thrives has an energy-efficient hub that inspires other cities across the nation.

    The Big Well, Kiowa County Commons, 
    Twilight Theatre & 5.4.7. Arts Center.

    Tulip Time in Kansas
    Text and Photography by Jason Soden
   Where to find brightly colored bulbs this spring.

     Ted Ensley Gardens at Lake Shawnee, Old Prairie Town Village
     Gage Park, Dutch Mill in Wamego, Botanica & Barlett Arboretum.


 Taste of Kansas

   Tempting Treats
   By Lou Ann Thomas, 
   Finding a chocolate delight to satisfy your sweet tooth. 

   Pam's Sugar Shack, Cocoa Dolce, Hazel Hill Chocolate, Sweet Granada



   20 Great Art Destinations
   By Barbara Waterman-Peters
   A renowned Kansas artist shares her picks for must-see galleries and museums across the state.

   Flint Hills as Muse
   By Michelle Leivan
   Photography by Kristen Garlow Piper

   One of the state's great natural wonders continues to inspire today's artists.

   Arty Party
   By Fally Afani Ruzik
   Must-see art attractions across Kansas.