Owens Center for Fine and Performing Arts showcases Monday Morning Painters Exhibit, Jan. 12 – Feb. 10
The public is invited to view an array of contemporary paintings showcasing regional water and nature scenes as Owens Community College’s Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery presents a new exhibit by the Monday Morning Painters organization, Jan. 12 – Feb. 10, 2012.
The Monday Morning Painters artwork is being showcased on the exterior exhibition wall of the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery, which is located in Owens’ Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Toledo-area Campus in Perrysburg Township.
Additionally, the College will host a reception for the Monday Morning Painters organization from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20. The reception, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery. The Monday Morning Painters’ exhibit reception is occurring in conjunction with a reception for the “Maumee Bay” exhibit, which is on display inside the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery.
Individuals showcasing their artistic work at Owens are all members of the local Monday Morning Painters organization. Established in 1958, the Monday Morning Painters is a group of dedicated professional artists who meet every Monday morning for breakfast and then paint together, each using their favorite medium such as watercolor, acrylic, oil or pastel. Twenty-one artistic pieces, depicting various beach, lake, light house, bridge and river scenes, will be featured on the exterior wall of the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery. Each artist utilized the plein air technique in their paintings.
The Monday Morning Painters has over 30 active members and many have earned regional and national acclaim for their paintings. Area artists exhibiting their work at the College will include Tom Durnford of Sylvania, Jim Brower of Toledo, Larry Golba of Toledo, Ed Marks of Toledo, Paul Brand of Toledo, Richard Maxfield of Toledo and Owens faculty member Philip Koenigseker of Temperance, Mich., among others.
Admission to the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. For additional information about the exhibit, contact the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 2721 or (567) 661-2721.