National Collage Society: Annual Small-Format Exhibition
Collage offers artists unparalleled opportunities to create concepts and designs and lend a sense of texture that simply isn’t possible through other mediums. Visual elements are thoughtfully combined, producing a new image that conveys a message or idea.
The Ohio-based National Collage Society hosts a small-format exhibition each year, featuring postcard-size (4-by-6-inch) works of collage by NCS members across the United States and contributors worldwide. The 26th edition of what originally was called the Postcard Show is open to the public for 10 weeks in the Kansas City Public Library’s second-floor Rocky and Genevieve Mountain Gallery.
It features collages from dozens of artists across the U.S. and abroad. The breadth of entries showcases this often understated yet challenging and highly rewarding form of artmaking and the many talented individuals who embrace it.
Free-Form Collage Workshop
Let’s create. Compose. Express. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 p.m. at the Rocky and Gabriella Mountain Gallery for a collage workshop overseen by artist and Library Exhibits Specialist Craig Auge. Take inspiration from 94 works on the walls around you, part of the National Collage Society’s annual Small-Format Exhibition.
The workshop is open to both beginning and experienced artists of any age. All materials are provided, from scissors and glue to construction paper and other materials.
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