Friday, December 9, 2016

Flash Art Sale... The Skill of Hand and Head

The David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will host its popular year-end flash art exhibit, 12X12 2016: The Skill of Hand & Head, on Saturday, December 10 with a reception from 6pm to 8pm. Original works by 53 local artists are all in a 12" x 12" format, priced at $100 each, and sold off-the-wall. Works will be replaced on the wall as they are sold. Remaining art will be on display through Saturday, January 7. The reception with refreshments is free and open to the public. A portion of the art sales will benefit the library.

12X12, with up to three pieces by each artist, is presented in a uniform grid on the Hunt Artwall creating a salon-style exhibit. Installed alphabetically by artist, all manner of genre and media are jumbled up together. The subtitle of the exhibit, "The Skill of Hand & Head," is meant as a tribute to our community artists and is an FDR quote from a fireside chat in 1938, referring to the economic power of the American worker.

Among the 56 artists declared at press time are eleven artists exhibiting in 12X12 for the first time: Pamela Berkeley, Lorraine Connolly, Bonnie Evans, Jill Gibbons, Scott Jack, Ken Musselman, Sue Pakula, Babs Perkins, Anouk Schmitt, Craig Wickwire, and Natalie Will. Returning artists include Heather Allyn, John Atchley, Lori Barker, Mary Anne Carley, Erika Crofut, Robert Cronin, Karen Culbreth, Lynn Curtis, John Dildine, Virginia Dildine, Sergei Fedorjaczenko, Zoe Fedorjaczenko, Israel Fitch, Richard Griggs, John Hodgson, Shaari Horowitz, Joey Jablonski, Gail Jacobson, Amanda Kauftheil, Sallie Ketcham, Garth Kobal, Michael Lampro, Danielle Mailer, Louise March, Willie Marlowe, Sarah Martinez, Randy McKee, Roger McKee, Lonnie Miles, Hope Mongeau, Terri Moore, Patty Mullins, Phyllis Nauts, Janet Newman, Charles Noyes, Karin Noyes, Joan Palmer, Robert Andrew Parker, Bernie Re, Tom Schaefer, Diane Schapira, Joel Schapira, Annike Timmermans, Kathy Wismar, and Judith Wyer.

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