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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.

Semester Exhibitions:

High School Art Show

all media
January 9 - January 21

Catherine Armbrust & Trudy Denham

mixed media & installation
January 23 - February 18
Artist Talk: February 9th at 4:30 PM

38th Annual Paper In Particular

national juried exhibition
February 20 - March 31

Katie Blake BFA Exhibition

April 10 - April 14
Artist Talk: April 13th at 3:30 PM

Columbia College Student Art Show

all media
April 17 - April 26

Collections Show

all media
April 27 - August 1



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