Artist: Lois VanLiew
Lois VanLiew graduated from KU in 1960 with a bachelor’s degree in art and education. While at KU, Lois was a painting student of one of Kansas’ most recognized painters, Robert Sudlow. After graduating she lived in Kansas City, KS and taught High School art classes before moving to Austin, TX which began her career as a studio artist. Later in Milwaukee, WI she worked as a studio artist for more than 21 years. She moved back to her home state of Kansas in 2004 and continues her studio work in the growing NOTO Arts District in Topeka. “It feels good to reconnect with the prairie sun,” Lois says about her most recent work which is inspired by the Kansas Flint Hills prairie landscape.
Throughout her career Lois has worked in a variety of mediums and subjects, her work has been included in many juried regional and national exhibits, as well as many invitational exhibits, and is represented in both private and museum collections.
Lois' studio is in Studio 831, located at 831 N. Kansas Avenue, Topeka KS in the NOTO Arts District.
Lois was selected as one of our artists for the Ronald McDonald House Charities please see additional work on the section for Ronald McDonald House Charieties of North East Kansas.