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"Honoring the Human Form"


February 3, 2022 – March 30, 2022


The Cedar Rapids Drawing Group will be hosting an exhibition of artist selected works honoring the human form with an opening reception, Thursday, February 3, 2022 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Cherry Center Space located in the Cherry Building, 329 10th Avenue S.E., Cedar Rapids.  Masks required.  The exhibition, entitled “Honoring the Human Form” will be on display through the end of March, 2022.


The exhibit consists of works by twelve members of the figure drawing group that has been meeting at Coe College since 1977.  Amateur artists, professional artists, graphic designers, students of art...each works independently.   They gather weekly to explore their own special challenge in a variety of mediums to honor the beauty of the human form.  Some works will be available for purchase.


Here are the names of the participants.  We should be able to provide some sample images this week.


  • Janelle McClain
  • Priscilla Steele
  • Tom Lee
  • Tom Jackson
  • Charlie Esker 
  • Sarah Melichar
  • Alex Skiers
  • Maddison Jo Edwards
  • Kathy Schumacher
  • Harper Folsom
  • Crystal Hird
  • Dennis Naughton


For further information, please contact:  Janelle McClain,