Pella Chronicle

Central College

February 24, 2012

Stephanie Lanter sculptures on display at Central College

Pella — “Please Hold,” an exhibit by artist Stephanie Lanter, will be featured in the Central College Mills Gallery through March 9. Lanter’s clay, fiber and mixed-media sculptures use the telephone as a theme to explore the ways people relate to and cope with themselves and others.

Lanter described her exhibit as embodying “psychological themes of dysfunction, loneliness, obsession, absurdity, ambivalence and interpersonal connection.” She explained that it is intended to investigate personal interactions.

“These works show a wonderful quirky sense of humor, which is what attracted me to them in the first place,” said Treva Reimer, Mills Gallery director. “They are also very well crafted and express multiple layers of meaning.”

Lanter received her M.F.A. from Ohio University in 2002 and her B.A. from Xavier University in 1998. She is currently a full-time ceramics instructor at Emporia State University in Emporia, KS. Her work has been showcased throughout the country and has received several recognitions. In 2010 she was awarded the Kansas Arts Commission Artists Collaboration Grant, and in 2008, she won the Governor’s Award at the Sheltered Living Festival of Trees benefit.

A widely-published author as well as an artist, Lanter has contributed articles to publications such as “Ceramics Monthly” and “Ceramics: Art and Perception.”

Lanter will host an artist talk and reception Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. in the Mills Gallery.

The exhibit and artist talk are free and open to the public. Mills Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, contact Reimer at 641-628-5334 or reimert@central.edu.

1
Text Only
Central College
  • College photo Hundreds to visit Central College Iowa Private College Week (IPCW) will bring hundreds of high school students and parents to visit Central College in the first full week of August. Each day from August 4-8, guests can learn about Central by attending sessions that begin at 9 a.m. an

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Central College receives grant to train high school teachers Central College has been awarded a share of a $600,000 grant from the Iowa Department of Education for the next three years. The grant will fund a collaborative project between Central College and Drake University to train high school math teachers f

    July 15, 2014

  • New honor society chapter opens at Central College Central College recently established its first mathematics honor society, Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME), with 12 students and two faculty as charter members. KME National Treasurer Cynthia Huffman, a professor at Pittsburg State University, traveled to Pell

    July 15, 2014

  • Central College logo Central College joins Alliance for Resilient Campuses

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Central College announces Arthur J. Bosch fellows Five Central College students will undertake summer research projects as the inaugural class of Bosch Undergraduate Summer Research Fellows. Their research is supported by the Arthur J. Bosch Endowment for Student Research, which provides financial s

    June 26, 2014

  • Central College faculty and partner receive awards Central College faculty member Linda Laine, associate professor of communication studies, was recognized by Iowa Campus Compact at the Engaged Campus Awards. Laine won the organization’s Mission Award and was formally recognized at an awards ceremony

    June 17, 2014

  • Central College hosts RCA General Synod June 12-17 Central College will host the 2014 General Synod of the Reformed Church in America (RCA) June 12 - 17. The annual synod provides a forum for denominational leaders to discuss and set direction for the church. This year, several joint sessions will be

    June 11, 2014

  • Central College welcomes 3 new members to board of trustees Central College announced three new members to its board of trustees. Karen Dorsey, Chip Griffith and Denny Hanson will begin their board terms July 1, bringing their professional experiences in a variety of fields. "We feel extremely fortunate that

    June 4, 2014

  • Central RED Society to celebrate first academic year of Central RED Come and help Central RED (Ready to Engage and Discover) Society thank all of their instructors and learn what classes are offered next year on Tuesday, May 20, at 5 p.m. in the Sutphen room of the Graham Annex. Heavy appetizers and a cash bar will b

    May 14, 2014

  • Central College logo Central, PPD take complaints seriously

    May 8, 2014 1 Photo

Features
Facebook
AP Video
Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Obituaries