2503 South Neil St.
Hours: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm, Mon - Sat
11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sun
Minneapolis, MN & Chicago, IL
Regional Exhibits & Shows
or by Appointment
MN : (763)577-1095
News & Events ARCHIVES
- NeoCon 2005
Larry Kanfer exhibits new photographic and canvas pieces at NEOCON 2005, the international trade fair for interior designers and facilities managers at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. June 13 - 16, 2005
- New Spring Collection Unveiled
Vibrant florals and botanicals, earthy woodland images and energetic new cityscapes by Larry Kanfer. Preview online kanfer.com/new5
- ART + STLYE Spring Open House
Th-Su April 7-10, 2005
The Larry Kanfer Gallery, Champaign, IL
See new Larry Kanfer images and innovative design concepts - including Prairie Elements, Metro Flair, and Vibrant Sophistication. These arrangements combine several images together to create one art concept using photographs, canvas, giclees and lightboxes.
See them for yourself and define your style!
Open House highlights include a contest to win your own custom collection, refreshments by the Cake Artist's Studio & a chance to visit with the artist.
- Announcing Custom Diploma Framing!
Choose any original Larry Kanfer photograph and have it custom matted, and framed with your diploma. Inquire about your university images!
- Border's Bookstore Cafe
Larry Kanfer artwork exhibit , May 1-30
- Bloomington-Normal IL Holiday Art Show
One Day Only! Sat., Dec. 3rd, 2005, 9 am - 5 pm
Napoleon Room (former gift shop at the main entrance)
The Chateau, Bloomington IL
Jumer Drive at Veterans Parkway Congratulations to Joe D. of Urbana IL
Winner of our Name the Print Contest
"Boundless" is the title artist Larry Kanfer selected for his breathtaking new Prairiescape image, from among over 100 creative entries. He chose this title because he liked the positive connotation, endless possibilities and that it refers both to sky & road.
For his creativity, Joe will receive an original 20x30 canvas of "Boundless." Thanks, Joe!
- Larry Kanfer Gallery Holiday Open House
See new work, Visit with the artist, and
Enter to Win an original 20x30 canvas in our Name-the-print contest
Larry Kanfer Gallery in Champaign
- Chicagoland Art Show
Sat., Nov. 5th, 2005, 9 am - 4 pm
Radisson Hotel, Northbrook, IL
2875 Milwaukee Ave, just west of I-294 at Willow 2006
Calendars Available - OCT SPECIAL 3$ off retail!
The award-winning Prairiescapes Calendar and University of Illinois Calendar are now
available! Save 3$ off retail in Oct'05 by mentioning this web-posting. 2005
Prairiescapes Calendar Wins Top Award
The Prairiescapes Calendar by Larry
Kanfer was named top scenic retail calendar by the Calendar Marketing Assctn and named as one of the top 5 calendars of any style in the US!New Fall Images Online
Bold cityscapes, serene woodlands, hushed Prairiescapes now kanfer.com/new7 Peoria
Fine Art Fair
Sat & Sun Sept. 24 & 25,
10:00 am - 5:00 pm at the Peoria Riverfront The Modern Landscape
Saturday, September 3 - Saturday, November 5
Larry Kanfer artwork is featured in a juried exhibit titled "The Modern Landscape" sponsored by the
Springfield Art Association at
- New Images Online See new Larry Kanfer Images Unveiled Summer 2005 at www.kanfer.com/new6 and selected new installations online at www.kanfer.com/install
Upcoming Events, Winter'05:
Upcoming Events, Fall'04:
- Mayo Clinic Collection
A new collection of Larry Kanfer images is installed in the Gonda Building of Mayo Clinic
- Valentine's Day Collection
February 1 - 18, 2005
Images to Warm Your Heart
The Larry Kanfer Gallery, Champaign, IL
- Guest Lecture, Peoria Camera Club
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 7:30 pm
Lakeview Museum Auditorium, Peoria IL
Special presention with focus on the use of digital techniques in fine art photography, by Larry Kanfer
Contact Vicki Padesky, email@example.com, for more information
- Champaign County Camera Club - Judge for Best of Show
Awards presentation by Larry Kanfer, Sunday Feb. 27, 1 pm at the Lincoln Square Mall
Contact Hiram Paley for more info: 217.384.8165
- Feature Story on Heartland Highways Television Broadcast
March 16 7:30 pm & March 20 4:00 pm, 2005
For more info contact Producer Lori Casey firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Show Schedule, Sept'04:
- Holiday OPEN HOUSE - Larry Kanfer Gallery in Champaign
Thu Nov 11 - Sun Nov 14
20% off ALL ARTWORK
Enter to WIN
Check out NEW Artwork at www.kanfer.com/new4
- Bloomington-Normal IL Holiday Show
Sat. Dec. 4, 9 am - 5 pm
The Chatueau, Clem Talley Room
- Champaign County Camera Club
"An Art Photographer's Reflection on 25 Years using Film & Digital"
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 7pm
at the Larry Kanfer Gallery in Champaign
Space may still be available, contact Hiram Paley for more info: 217.384.8165
- Page for All Ages, Savoy, IL
Saturday, Oct. 16, 2pm
Artist Talk & Booksigning
Exhibit of new Larry Kanfer canvases through November
- Champaign Rotary Club Guest Speaker
"Convergence of Perspectives: An Interpretation of the Prairie"
Monday, Oct.18, Noon
Contact: Karla Peterson email@example.com
- MINNESOTA Holiday Show & Sale
Sat. Nov. 6, 9 am - 4 pm
Doubletree Hotel, Spring Room
St. Louis Park, MN
Art Show Schedule, Summer'04:
- Old Orchard Fine Art Promenade
Sat. Sept. 11 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun. Sept. 12 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Booth #59 (Near Lord & Taylor's)
- Rockford Art Museum Greenwich Village Art Fair
Riverfront Museum Park, Rockford, IL
Sat. & Sun. Sept. 18 & 19
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Peoria Fine Art Fair, IL
Sat, Sept 25 & Sun, Sept 26
Check back for more info
- Stone Arch Festival of the Arts, MN
Fri June 19 & Sat June 20
Mpls Riverfront« Booth# 27
- ArtFest Midwest- Des Moines, IA
Fri - Sun, June 25, 26, & 27
Iowa State Fairgrounds
Varied Industries Building (air conditioned!)
- MarketFest White Bear Lake, MN
Thurs July 22, 6 - 9 pm 9, 204 pm
Hosted by Farrell's Art Preserve
- Metris Uptown Art Fair, MN
Fri - Sun, Aug 6, 7 & 8
Booth #428 on Hennepin Ave
Upcoming Events, Spring '04:
- March 2004
Enjoy new Spring images at the Larry Kanfer Gallery in Champaign.
- April 15-18,2004 - 25 Year Extravaganza
- Stunning new Larry Kanfer collection will be unveiled
- Friday April 16, 6:30 pm - Artist presentation on how technology has impacted photography as an artform.
- Live music, Contests, prizes, & other highlights
- Albert Lea MN Art Center April 30 - May 29, 2004
Prairiescapes: Traditional & Interpreted
Opening: May 9, 204 pm
This exhibit will showcase some classic Larry Kanfer Prairiescapes Photographs alongside some of his newest works "that reflect my vision of how things would look if I could see the beneath the surface to what emotionally attracts me to an image"
Happy New Year! Upcoming Events, Winter '04:
- January 2004
Holiday Hoopla Trivia Contest Winners: Annette C. of Georgia & Nichole H. of California. Congratulations!
- MN: January 9 - February 27, 2004
Northfield Arts Guild presents
Prairiescapes: Ephemeral Moments in an Enduring Landscape *
Photographs by Larry Kanfer
Opening & artist talk Jan. 9, 7-9 pm,
Preview featured images online
- IL: February 20-21, 2004
Self-Employment in the Arts Conference (SEA)
Larry Kanfer will be a featured speaker in 3 sessions presenting his views on photography as an artform, past, present & future, the role of technology in photographic artwork, and his own emotional involvement in his artwork
Holiday Inn Select, Naperville IL, sponsored by the North Central College *
- IL: Thursday March 4, 7 pm
Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois
Larry Kanfer will judge the Annual Photograhy show, discuss winning entries & present some of his own new work
Holiday Events, Winter '03:
- On the Web: Try our new search engine
Create your own personalized galleries!
Please be patient, though, our search is still under construction. Send us comments at firstname.lastname@example.org. Have fun!
- IL: November 13-16, 10 am - 5:30 pm
Holiday Open House, Larry Kanfer Gallery
- MN: Sat. November 22, 9 am - 4pm
Annual Holiday Show
Doubletree Hotel, St. Louis Park MN
- IL: Sat. December 6, 9 am - 5pm
Holiday Trunk Show
The Chateau, Bloomington IL
Upcoming Events, Fall '03:
- September 27-28, 10 am - 5 pm
Peoria Fine Art Fair, Booth #53
Riverfront Park, Peoria IL
- September 29, 7 pm
Larry Kanfer will present ""Ephemeral Moments in an Enduring Landscape: Cycles of the Prairie and its People," as the Featured Speaker as part of the " Religion, Culture and Arts Series" hosted by the
First United Methodist Church, 211 North School Street in Normal, Illinois
- October 1-31, 2003
Exhibit of Larry Kanfer Artwork
Borders Bookstore, Champaign, IL
- October 6 - 24, 2003
"Through Larry Kanfer's Lens: From Prairiescapes to Cityscapes"
Special exhibit in honor of Illinois Arts Week featuring "visually stunning Prairiescapes" (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) up to 8 feet wide juxtaposed against intimate Midwest cityscapes.
Daily at the Larry Kanfer Gallery, Champaign, IL
- June 14 & 15
Stone Arch Festival, Minneapolis Riverfront
- June 26 (opening event) - July 26
Prairiescapes Exhibit by Larry Kanfer
Paul Whitney Larson Art Gallery, UMN, St. Paul Campus
- Thursday July 31, 6-9 pm
Art Preserve's Feature Artist
White Bear Lake MarketFest
- Sat. Aug. 2, & Sun. Aug. 3, 10 am - 5 pm
Powderhorn Art Fair
Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis
BOOTH 137 (enter park and turn right)
- Any Day Now....
Quicksearch for images online
- Upcoming Events: April Open House and Name the Print Contest in Champaign Gallery
- Larry Kanfer artwork placed in Showcase home for ASID/Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine/Jr. League Fundraiser. Opens in May.
- Larry Kanfer is featured with a presentation and book signing at the Illinois Center for the Book, Illinois State Library. Contact your local library for a video of the presentation.
- Don't miss our annual anniversary event in the Minneapolis gallery.
- Larry Kanfer Prairiescapes Exhibit in the Redepenning Gallery at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins MN. See images from the "visually stunning ...Midwestern landscapes that can approach 8 feet in width," (Star-Tribune) online at http://www.kanfer.com/hopkins.
December '02: Update:
- Award-winning Prairiescapes calendars by Larry Kanfer for 2003 are still available! Sorry, University of Illinois calendars are sold out.
- Illinois magazine cover story by Deb Aronson describes the artist at work, and features vivid full-color two page spreads of several images.
- Our Webmaster, Justin Hilden, has taken an animation job in Chicago! We (and our Web site) will miss Justin--- but keep on the lookout for a great new Play-doh video in the stores!
Plan ahead! Join us next month at the Red Wing Arts Association Fall Festival of the Arts in Red Wing, MN.
October 12-13. Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4.
But look below for our next fair!
Join us for our next Art Show!
Peoria Art Guild's Fine Art Fair
Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29. Riverfront Festival Park, Peoria, IL.
Penrod Art Fair in Indianapolis, IN.
Saturday, September 7, 2002. 9 - 5
Ring Around The Arts Apple Valley Arts Festival. Apple Valley, MN.
September 14-15 (Saturday 10AM-6PM, Sunday 12PM-5PM)
Join us at the Powderhorn Art Fair in Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis.
August 3-4. (Saturday 10AM-6PM, Sunday 10AM-5PM)
- Enter our Pick the Place contest at our Minneapolis Gallery! Write down your favorite Twin Cities location and why Larry Kanfer should photograph it. Bring it in to the Gallery. Winner receives a free framed print of your place! See Gallery for details.
- Thursday, July 11 - See Larry Kanfer work at the Market Fest in the Art Preserve Tent. White Bear Lake, MN. 6 - 9 PM
- New Larry Kanfer artwork introduced at the Friends of the Gallery event in Minneapolis, June 27th at 12:15 PM.
- Selections from Larry Kanfer's European collection featured in the Champaign IL Showcase home.
- Exhibit of Larry Kanfer images extended another month at the Lutheran Brotherhood Second Floor Gallery, Minneapolis-- through June'02.
- On Firm Ground book signing tour:
Saturday, May 4th 10:30 - 11:30 am - Indianapolis Circle Centre Mall
Tuesday, May 7th 7-8 pm - Barnes&Noble, Bloomington, IL -- 1701 E. Empire St.
Thursday, May 9th 7-8 pm - Barnes&Noble, Peoria, IL -- 5001 North Big Hollow Rd.
- Celebrate Spring!! Mark your calendars for the Spring Open House at our Champaign, IL gallery. (April 12th-14th. )
- Join us for our month long Anniversary Celebration in our downtown Minneapolis Gallery!
- Book signing and discussion of Larry Kanfer's On Firm Ground at the Barnes&Noble in the Galleria in Edina, Minnesota-- Tuesday, April 23rd at 7:30pm
- Also at the Galleria, view a special exhibition of Larry Kanfer's work at the Meadowcreek Gallery, running in conjunction with the book signing.
- Send Larry Kanfer E-cards to your friends! Land O' Lakes is using five Kanfer images as a part of their E-card promotion. Visit their E-card website here!
- Introducing the Gift Collection by Larry Kanfer. Romantic and whimsical images printed and signed by the artist, matted and framed in wood. At $49.95 the gift collection prints make perfect gifts for him, for her or for them on any special occasion.
- We are pleased to announce an expanded Collections section on our Web site. You can now browse through the complete Larry Kanfer Collections online. That's nearly 1,500 images available through the Prairiescapes, European, Coast-to-coast, Minnesota and other portfolios.
- You can expect our online order and search functions to return to our Web site early in the new year.
- Best wishes for a safe and healthy new year, from all of us at the Larry Kanfer Galleries.
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