The Mount Mercy College art department is currently exhibiting the work of Adjunct Art Professor Ben Jensen during an exhibit titled, “Sameness” at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery on the Mount Mercy College campus. The exhibit runs through February 10. An artist talk will be held on February 5 at 4:00 p.m. in the Busse Library Viewing Room, with a reception immediately following at 5:00 in the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery.
Jensen is a local sculpture artist who teaches ceramics, sculpture and art appreciation classes at Mount Mercy. In addition, Jensen teaches a beginning level ceramics course at Kirkwood Community College. Jensen holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in ceramics from the University of Iowa and a Master of Fine Arts from East Carolina University.
The Janalyn Hanson White Gallery is located in lower McAuley Hall on the Mount Mercy College campus. The gallery is open Monday through Friday 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. or by appointment. Viewings outside of normal business hours can be arranged by checking out a gallery key from the McAuley Switchboard, or by contacting the Lundy Desk at 319-363-8213.