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The Sidney Larson Gallery

The Sidney Larson Gallery is named for Sidney Larson, who taught in the department for more than 50 years. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he studied with Missouri artists Fred Shane and Thomas Hart Benton, serving as the resident assistant for Benton’s mural at the Truman Library and creating numerous mu­rals and other public art of his own, including those found locally at the Boone County Court House, Guitar Building, Shelter Insurance Cos., Columbia Public Library, Columbia College and Riback Supply Co., as well as at the Jefferson City Municipal Build­ing and the Rolla Daily News Building. His works of art, which won awards and were exhibited at invitational shows and traveling national exhibits, are found in public and private collec­tions. Larson gave numerous public lectures and served as a judge for local, regional, national and international art competitions.

The Larson Gallery displays professional work by nationally and internationally known artists, and by outstanding Columbia College students. The gallery is under the direction of Scott McMahon. The gallery is located in Brown Hall on the main campus of Columbia College.

Gallery Hours:

Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Photo by Elise Kirk

Semester Exhibitions:

Show Me States: A survey of Missouri Photography

Photography - Curated by Matt Rahner
August 28 - September 29

Dan Gemko (CC Alum)

Photography
October 2 - November 3

Josh Marowitz

Photography
November 6 - December 1

Tamryn McDermott (Paper in Particular Judge)

Mixed media/installation
December 4 - January 5

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