The Fairfield Art Association is responsible for the various gallery spaces within the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center Building, providing year around exhibits by professional artists. The Main Gallery features works in a variety of media by artists from outside of Fairfield. The Corridor Gallery exhibits the FAA’s Permanent Collection.

Main Gallery (Kessel Family)


The Kessel Main Gallery is located in the FACC, between the Sondheim Theater and ISB Atrium Lobby. This 32′ by 20′ flexible space gallery is open to the public during business hours M-F from 9 AM – 5 PM, also during FACC events and Art Walks.

The Main Gallery features exhibits in a variety of media by regional, national & international artists. Exhibit opening receptions are held for the guest artists during 1st Friday Art Walks. Most art pieces are for sale through our Studio Sales Gallery.


Suzan Bates Kessel
472-2000 ext.107
200 N. Main Street
Fairfield IA 52556

Corridor Gallery


This gallery runs East to West in the corridor adjoining the ISB Atrium Lobby in the FACC. The area houses a portion of the FAA’s Permanent Art Collection, which consists of works predominantly by recognized Iowa artists from the 1920’s to present day.

Works include Maurico Lasansky etchings, paintings by Art Benoit, Ray Frederick, Anne Hovey, Wendel Mohr and other media by Iowa artists. This gallery area is open during business hours M-F from 9 AM – 5 PM, along with Art Walks and during events in the FACC.