Constructed Environments First Friday Reception on Feb. 1

Constructed Environments will be a work-in-progress by over 20 artists to create a labyrinth of interconnecting passages though the interior of the ideaXfactory. Artist will be designated a space and, given their choice of TWO commonly found materials and ONE adhesive, will create an environmental installation that connects to the adjoining artists’ spaces. Visit the … Read More

David Zaslow Artist Talk & Closing Reception on Jan. 25

Join us for a closing reception of David Zaslow’s sculpture environment TANGENTIAL TAXONOMIES! Friday, January 25 at 6 pm, Zaslow will talk about the inspirations and implications of the over 80 sculptures he created using recycled and other unusual materials. If you haven’t seen this show, don’t miss the last night and chance to have … Read More

Tangential Taxonomies First Friday Reception on Jan. 4

Explore the other-worldly creations of David Zaslow in this immersive sculpture installation featuring over 80 sculptures using recycled materials and found objects. Inspired by black and white illustrations in the mid-century textbook “Animals Without Backbones,” Zaslow creates biomorphic creatures that ooze ambiguity and challenge the viewer to question their origin, narrative, and purpose.

Artists’ Happy Hour

Come enjoy some holiday cheer at ideaXfactory and get your creative juices on December 20 from 5-7 p.m. Bring a project to work on or just hang out in the yarnbombers art lounge up front. And be amazed by David Zaslow’s sculpture installation featuring over 80 sculptures!

Tangential Taxonomies opening reception on Dec. 7

Tangential Taxonomies, an immersive installation created by local sculptor David Zaslow, is inspired by the intersection of hard science and social science. Questioning how we form understanding, Zaslow’s work blurs the line between what we feel and what we think, and explores the grey area between knowledge and belief. Comprising approximately 80 individual sculptures inspired … Read More

Ceramics + Metals + Sculpture: The Best of MSU Art+Design 3D Studies

Ceramics + Metals + Sculpture: The Best of MSU Art+Design 3D Studies Opening reception at ideaXfactory, 351 N. Boonville First Friday Art Walk Nov. 2, 6-10 p.m. Over 70 artworks by 42 current and past Missouri State University students. MSU students will be at the opening reception to discuss their work and the program. The exhibition will continue through Nov. … Read More

Japanese Calligraphy Performance by Seiran Chiba on Sept. 27

Seiran Chiba – Large Scale Japanese Calligraphy (shodo) Special performance on ideaXfactory outdoor stage 351 N. Boonville Ave., Springfield, MO Thursday, Sept. 27, 5:30 PM World-renowned Japanese calligrapher and artist Seiran Chiba will visit Springfield to do a special performance of shodo (Japanese calligraphy) with a modern approach inspired by hope and peace on the … Read More

eXtreme Fiber Art exhibition Sept. 7-Oct. 12

eXtreme Fiber Art Exhibition Sept. 7- Oct. 12, 2018 at ideaXfactory, 351 N. Boonville Ave., Springfield, MO 65806 Opening reception during First Friday Art Walk, on Sept. 7 from 6-10 p.m. First Friday Reception Oct. 5 from 6-10 p.m. Gallery hours are free and open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursday, 3-7 p.m. A … Read More

Chalk Arts Festival 2018

Artists of all ages and experience were out drawing creations of large variety during the Chalk Arts Festival