74th Membership Show
October 9 – December 11, 2021
It’s time once again for our annual exhibition highlighting our region’s immense visual arts talent! Member artists will provide artworks of all mediums, including ceramics, watercolor, wood, oils, metal, photography and mixed media. Pieces entered in the adult competitive categories are eligible for cash awards totaling $2,400, once again generously provided by Dr. John and Mrs. Barbara Windle. Awards will be given for both 2-D and 3-D works and will be presented at a reception on October 8 (5:30-7:30pm. Please click here for the entry form.
Dean Ertel: The Great Outdoors
October 9 – December 18, 2021
Dean Ertel is a landscape artist. His inspiration comes from a lifetime of adventure in the great outdoors. Each painting reflects a special place, a specific point in time, or an experience that left its mark on his life and soul. Some paintings are dreams or visions of places he can see in the future, places not yet part of reality, but exist in a world of anticipation.
Robin Bailey: Our Town… Fading Glimpses of the Midwest
October 8 – 30, 2021
Photographer Robin Bailey has been accepted on numerous occasions into PhotoSpiva and won 1st place this year. Robin talks about his upcoming exhibit; “I believe, as photographers, we search for ourselves in the images we create. In this project, I believe the idea rings true; and, I find myself in familiar territory searching out the remaining glimpses of the Midwestern towns and neighborhoods I grew up in. The images in this project depict what I believe to be the heart of the American Midwest. And though much of it has been lost, there are still remnants and relics to be found. A sense of loss permeates here within the ordinary jumble of streets, but one can also discover the last vestiges of my childhood.”
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