The Art of Olof Krans: A Prairie Vision, 2014 is a comprehensive survey of Krans’ work and his documentation of life in the Bishop Hill Colony.  Before Olof Krans became a famous folk artist, he was also a member of Company D, Illinois 57th Infantry and fought in the early part of the Civil War.  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.