Art & Gallery

Art & Gallery

Beer is Art! We create and support all forms of art from beer & live music to a wide variety of local artists. The Firetrucker Taproom Gallery hosts a different local artist every 2 months featuring a vast array of art and mind-melting visuals from around the state. Check out the calendar for art events and artist receptions that showcase and celebrates their work!

Artist submissions welcome. Contact Us!

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Jan/Feb 2016 - Luke Hubbard

Luke Hubbard

Reception - TBA (February)

Local Ankeny artist has been establishing himself all over Iowa with his bold color and cool artwork.


March/April 2016 - Steve Greenquist

Steve Greenquist

Amazing local Ankeny artist and art instructor at both Ankeny high schools. His crazy and dreamy art has a show theme centered around fish. Manipulating things from life, creating, and painting his own interpretations of life.


May/June 2016 - Jacob Putnam

Jacob Putnam

Emerging artist who studied at Luther College. Was a featured emerging artist at the Des Moines Art Festival. Stellar painting style and portraits, this guy is going somewhere, soon!


July 2016 - Firetrucker 2 Year Anniversary Show

Firetrucker 2 Year Anniversary Show

Reception - July 4, 2016

Over the last 2 years we have aquired some sweet art from all artists who have displayed in our taproom. Our Firetrucker Permanent Art Collection has grown in awesomeness and now its time to show it all off. There will also be a selection of our inhouse designed posters on display. Firetrucker'n it up!


August 2016 - Gustav Collaboration Exhibit

Gustav Collaboration Exhibit

Reception - August, 2016

Gustav collaborates for another Firetrucker happening. This time working with local talent Ben Schuh, John Sepanic, and Firetrucker Creative Director/owner Scott Kaven. Ben Schuh is a local art god and is a multi-time artist at the Des Moines Art Festival. John Sepanic rules the lense with his tripped out mindscapes, color, and amazing imagery. The force is strong with this group!


September / October 2016 - Aaron Tinder

Aaron Tinder

Reception - October, 2016

Long time Grand View University professor of Art and Design. Aaron has a beautiful yet complicated style which reflects so many aspects of the world around us. Very cool design multimedia paintings. So awesome.


November / December 2016 - Mike Ludwig - Illustrator

Mike Ludwig - Illustrator

Reception - December, 2016

Local illustration genius takes on the brewery! Mike has worked with Firetrucker and been involved in our collaboration shows and always shows up to impress. From all the twisted paths his crazy pen takes him and back again.


January / February 2017 - Joe Sciorotta

Joe Sciorrotta

Local artist with a twisted whimsical style. Lots of color and detail.


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