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    Elizabeth Howard
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                    McGUFFEY ARTS CENTER OCTOBER EXHIBITS

                                                                   Opening: 4 October, 5:30-7:30pm

                                     Exhibit: October 1 –  October- 27 October 2019  Sarah B. Smith Gallery:

              Krista Townsend’s The Art of BEING a HERo 

    The Art of BEING a HERo reveals moments in the lives of women who are living true to their values in their everyday actions. These are portraits of strong women in settings that represent individual power. True heroism is often remarkably unassuming and means being herself without apology.

                                             Her Space, 36×48,” oil on canvas

     

    Downstairs North Hall Gallery:

    Lindsay Freedman’s Room to Breathe

     Rural landscapes from Maine to Florida

                                          Summer Camp, 20 by 24,” oil

     

    Downstairs South Hall Gallery:

    John Trippel’s Do You Live Here?

                                       Highland, Ash Lawn, 30×44,” oil on cotton duck

    This group of paintings are the result of time spent at home after retiring. This group are cut from scenes seen in the Mid-Atlantic area. They are all oils which I do have a knack for making well. It comes from 40 years’ experience and 11 years of after High School time spent in colleges and Art Schools on the college level. These paintings came slow, but they arrived by way of working 2.5 hrs per day for a year come hell or high water.

    Upstairs North & South Hall Galleries:

     

    Gabe Allen: What Is To Give Light Must Endure Burning: A Retrospective of Gabriel Allan’s Artistic Evolution

    Gabe Allen was a local artist specializing in painting and sculpting. This exhibit is recognition of his artistic development and accomplishments.

     

                          Travel Photos

    McGuffey Art Center

    201 Second Street, NW, Charlottesville, VA 22902

    Hours: Tues-Sat 10 -6, Sun 1-5

    434-295-7973

    mcguffeyartcenter.com

     

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