MEET THE HERKYS
Herky of the Corn
about the artist
Having parents that graduated from the University of Iowa, Herky has been a major part of April’s life ever since she was a young child. April attended the University of Iowa where she graduated with a BA in Studio Art and Art Education before going on to receive her MAT from Rockford College in Illinois. She has taught art for 13 years and is currently employed in the Iowa City Community School District. In 2011, she took part in the Bookmarks project and created “Alice in Wonderland.”
Jim was born in Iowa City, grew up in Galesburg Illinois, and raised a Hawk fan from birth with both parents UI grads. He received his BFA in 3D studio arts/Sculpture from Northern Illinois University and is now Co-Owner/General Manager of Lucky Pawz Dog Daycare & Boarding. Jim has always enjoyed being creative and takes every chance he gets to use his degree to be involved in projects. He and his wife Kelly have three children.