Brent Houzenga Mixed Media Exhibit at Maquoketa Art Experience PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Paula Neuhaus   
Monday, 15 November 2010 09:36

(MAQUOKETA, IA) Iowa artist Brent Houzenga brings his street art stylings to Maquoketa this month. His mixed media works are influenced by modern art, comic books, graffiti, and punk rock poster art.

Houzenga’s work offers an eclectic mix of painting styles incorporating drips and graffiti with stencils on found objects including reclaimed windows, rustic frames, and antique photographs. The artist has exhibited throughout Iowa and across the U.S. including the Alcove Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia, The Hive
Gallery in Los Angeles, and Art Whino Austin at Seventy-Seven Gallery in Austin, Texas. The exhibit will also feature a screening of Hybrid Pioneer, a documentary film about Brent Houzenga and his work by Des Moines film maker Kristian Day.

Maquoketa Art Experience will host an opening reception for Brent Houzenga and Kristian Day on Friday, November 19 from 6-8 p.m. at 124 S. Main Street in Maquoketa.

The exhibit will run through January 5th.

Maquoketa Art Experience is dedicated to bringing accomplished artists to Maquoketa for short- and long-term residencies, workshops, and exhibitions. For more information contact Paula Neuhaus at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by calling 563.652.9925.


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