New Year brings new art and artists to Gallery Walk

The new calendar year brings new artwork and new artists to Friday night’s month to month Gallery Wander.

Justus Great Art Gallery, 827 Central Ave., will function new perform by Matthew Hasty, “a Memphis artist, (who) does a lot of Southern landscapes, and Delta scenes,” gallery owner Dolores Justus mentioned.

“It can be type of appealing, mainly because the Delta is so flat, so much of the function is about the sky. And so he does a good deal of moonscapes and sunsets. He does cotton fields quite a little bit in moonlight. He just does stunning work,” she explained.

The gallery will also aspect function by artists like Mark Blaney, Kristin DeGeorge, Mike Elsass, Robyn Horn, Justus, Michael Francis Reagan, Tony Saladino, Sandra Sell, Gary Simmons, Gene Sparling, Rebecca Thompson, Elizabeth Weber, and Steven Intelligent.

A reception will be held from 5-9 p.m. Friday and the exhibit will be on display screen as a result of Jan. 31.

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Artists’ Workshop Gallery, 610-A Central Ave., has additional various new users and the gallery’s choices are “much more fascinating and many than ever,” in accordance to a information release.

The gallery welcomed a new member this month, Peter Bednarik, from the Czech Republic. “He will work with oils and he does portraits. He is only been portray for a few of years,” reported Bonnie Ricci, artist and gallery president.

Starting off this thirty day period, the gallery will maintain its yearly “Members Exhibit,” which capabilities the do the job of all 28 of their gallery’s users hanging in the “Showcased Artists” area during January and February.

Associates will also have functions hanging in their standard displays, and “paintings range from the ethereal to the realistic, in a assortment of mediums — watercolor, acrylic, pastel, and oil, in quite a few different genres: abstract, landscape, still lifestyle, figurative, and additional,” the launch reported.

Daryl Wedwick, artist and retired professor of theatre from Baton Rouge, La., whose watercolor paintings are exhibited this month, reported, “I have been right here since 2009 or 2010, when we have been throughout from Spencer’s Corner. I’m just doodling. I just have exciting with it.”

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The gallery also functions fabric artwork, pottery, glasswork, little sculptures, journals, jewellery and observe playing cards and the Miniatures team show will also be on display screen this month.

Through the college calendar year, the gallery showcases artwork from location middle college and substantial colleges. Lakeside Higher Faculty art students will be exhibiting their is effective in the gallery all through January and February.

For this week’s Gallery Walk, the gallery is “excited to welcome Charlie Mink, a well-known Sizzling Springs musician, who will be actively playing a selection of tunes for the listening pleasure of its website visitors,” the release stated. “Charlie’s repertoire will incorporate Celtic tunes, as nicely as tracks from strike flicks and from artists like Simon and Garfunkel and the Beatles.”

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At Dryden Potteries Inc., 341 Whittington Ave., owner Zach Dryden’s brother, Cheyenne Dryden, is in city browsing from Oregon and his the latest get the job done will be out there for obtain this thirty day period.

Also, Zach Dryden reported he can take specific orders. At the instant he is performing on an order from Oklahoma, which includes the outline of Bigfoot on a set of coffee mugs.

“Men and women just commonly occur by or simply call and we get the job done out the details,” he mentioned.

According to Jennifer Solleder, Zach Dryden’s wife, “each and every working day from 10-11 a.m, Zach is throwing on the wheel,” she mentioned. “And he will be throwing on the wheel Gallery Wander night, as well.”

Solleder mentioned she encourages everyone who is interested in looking at how the pottery is manufactured to appear out and look at her spouse at function.

“This is anything that their father taught them how to do above the many years,” Solleder explained. “He continue to can make some items, also.”

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