Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for the art lover in your family? Then consider the latest book about internationally known folk artist Olof Krans. The Art of Olof Krans: A Prairie Vision, 2014 is a comprehensive survey – or catalogue raisonné – of Krans’ work and his documentation of life in the Bishop Hill Colony. The book features essays on Krans’ legacy by Chicago art historian, Esther Sparks, and Martha Jane Downey, Superintendent of Bishop Hill State Historic Site. This fully illustrated hardcover book is available for purchase at the Colony Store for the low price of $25 (does not include shipping, handling, or tax). The Art of Olof Krans: A Prairie Vision can also be purchased on our online store or by calling the Colony Store at 309 927-3596.