A Meet the Artist reception will be 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17.
Collectively, the work celebrates the sense of relief one feels at the end of a long journey, according to a news release. Individually, each work is a celebration of nature as a source of nourishment. It is also a celebration of Quandt’s commitment to this chapter in her life.
“Renae is our gift manger and for the past couple years she has been working at the Arts Center part-time while going to school in Ames full-time,” said Paula Hanus, director of the Clear Lake Arts Center.
On Saturday, she will graduate from Iowa State University, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in integrated studio arts and an emphasis in painting and drawing.