Walls brought to life at Members Arts Show

Published 4:20 pm Friday, January 19, 2018

Members of the Firehouse Arts Center opened their winter exhibit with a public reception on Thursday, January 18, at 6:30 p.m. The reception followed the annual members organizational meeting held in the Callahan Room at 5:30 pm. The exhibit continues to be open in the Jimmy Harrell Gallery of the Firehouse on Fridays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through January 28.

Members displayed some of their earlier creations, along with a collection of their latest works.  A variety of mediums were represented, including photography, woodworking, oils and watercolors.

Part of the exhibit paid tribute to the late artist John Bayides, as Henry and Barbara Intilli shared a few pieces from their personal Bayides collection. It is a preview to what will be a total Bayides exhibit scheduled for September.

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Renovation work continues at the Firehouse, as the downstairs room, referred to as the Kirbo Room, next to the Callahan Room is undergoing new paint, lighting and necessary changes.