Dell B. Magnuson Secor: Part 2- Abstracts

by Kathleen Huebener in Art Inspires Art

All pieces are untitled; however, each piece has its own gallery number.

Featured Artist: Dell B. Magnuson – Secor
Abstract No. 61011-1
Abstract No. 61011-2
Abstract No. 61011-3
Abstract No. 61011-4
Abstract No. 61011-5
Abstract No. 61011-6
Abstract No. 61011-7

Next week “Art Inspires Art” features pine needle baskets by Dell B. Magnuson – Secor.

These unique baskets are definitely another excellent facet of Dell’s artistry.

You won’t want to miss it – next Friday.


Dell B. Magnuson – Secor 
Dell B. Magnuson – Secor is a native Iowan, a graduate of Iowa Wesleyan College
in her hometown of Mt. Pleasant, where she received a B.A. degree in art.
She subsequently taught art in the public school system for 23 years.
She also taught classes through the Kirkwood Community Education system.

During her professional career, Dell has displayed art in several solo and group exhibitions. In 2000, The Project Art of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics invited her to have a solo show displaying Iowa Watercolor Landscapes. Selected group exhibits have included universities, art institutes, televised art shows, the Iowa Arts Council, Catiri’s Art Oasis Gallery, and the Amana Arts Guild Center. Dell was featured on the internet
as one of ten finalists for the 2004 Easter Seal Stamp Design.
She has received commissions for private art collections,
and was featured in Parade of Homes.

As well as several art organizations, Dell is a signature member and past Historian of the Iowa Watercolor Society; Secretary/Historian of the Iowa Pastel Society; Past President of Creative Artists, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and a member of Iowa Artists.

Dell works in a variety of media, both two and three-dimensional.
Her paintings are usually abstract. Composition and texture with a strong emphasis on color
are the key elements used to connect her creations with the viewer.

Dell’s work can be found at Catiri’s Art Oasis Gallery in Main Amana, and in Cedar Rapids, at the Wiederspan Gallery and at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Gift Shop.
Her work is also in I Scallon Gallery & Arts in Ackly, Iowa
and Bluff Country Artists Gallery in Spring Grove, Minnesota.