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Heartland Homecoming paintings on display

Published: Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 11:13 a.m. CDT

GREENFIELD – The Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield is the destination of a treasure from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30 in housing the Duende as Art display, Heartland Homecoming.

Duende is a Flamenco Dance term which means “when the Spirit and the dancer become one.” Its website is

What makes this particular art show of abstract acrylic paintings so unique is the paintings are done collaboratively by three artists. The trio has a diverse background with Katherine Rody from Wisconsin and Angela Meijer born in Oregon, while Adriaan Meijer hales from the Netherlands. Life has brought them to Ankeny.

This artist collective has no preconceived visions of what the finished art may become as it is a flow of change. A work may take an entirely different direction by one of the artists introducing a new idea and by the others adding new twists. At times, each may take a turn on a painting as a soloist, but at other times they simultaneously paint together. All three artists deeply identify with these co-created works.

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Angela Meijer