News From Terre Haute, Indiana


September 2, 2011

Bicentennial Art Center to host Art Guild Fall Showcase

PARIS, ILL. — The Bicentennial Art Center & Museum in Paris will host the Wabash Valley Art Guild Fall Showcase that will include approximately 40 pieces of art, including many unique types and diverse styles from across the Wabash Valley.

The Showcase exhibit will offer up Bob DeFrance’s masterfully carved wooden leaves and intricate boxes designed by chip artist Tom Makosky. Elaborate intarsia pieces will be shown by Bridgeton artist Deborah Anderson. Edith Acton will display some brilliant fused glass pieces, and Bruce Fiscus will be showing his one-of-a-kind pottery. Marsha Stewart will offer mixed media creations, and Laura Mason will display three of her specialty collages.

Contributions from several award-winning guild photographers will be in the showcase as well, including Terre Haute photographers Sue McCallum and Jim McMullen, Leigh Schinaia from Center Point, and Marvetta Bee from Greencastle.

Paintings will complete the exhibit. Acrylic artist Karen LeVan of Center Point  will show her horse art. Pria Rahmouni of Terre Haute and Eloise Lovell of Rosedale will also show acrylic paintings. Jane Dusanic of Terre Haute will show her watercolor scenes, and Linda Sikorski from Robinson, will also bring a watercolor.

JoAnne Fiscus, WVAG president, and Edward Holloman, WVAG vice-president, will show their skill by both exhibiting an oil and a watercolor painting.

The public is invited to a reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m., CDT today. The exhibit will be in the Bicentennial Art Center & Museum at 132 S. Central Ave. in Paris. The Wabash Valley Art Guild Fall Showcase exhibit will be on display through Oct. 7. For more information and Bicentennial Art Center hours, contact Susan A. Stafford, director, at (217) 466-8130.

For more information about the Art Guild, contact Fiscus at (812) 877-1334.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Latest News Poll
AP Video
UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Raw: Plane Lands on New York Highway Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Raw: International Team Inspects MH17 Bodies Raw: 25 Family Members Killed in Gaza Airstrike Recording May Show Attempt at Crash Cover-up Diplomacy Intensifies Amid Mounting Gaza Toll AP Exclusive: American Beaten in Israel Speaks Raw: Black Boxes of Downed Jetliner Turned Over Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts Raw: Gaza Rescuers Search Rubble for Survivors NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Obama Voices Concern About Casualties in Mideast Wisc. Twins Celebrate a Century of Laughter Raw: Eric Garner's Wife Collapses at Rally in NY Raw: Gaza City Shelling Attack Legendary Actor James Garner Dies
NDN Video
Tony Dungy Weighs in on Michael Sam Obama: Putin must push separatists to aid MH17 probe Michigan inmates no longer allowed to wear orange due to 'OITNB' Adam Levine Ties the Knot Sebastian The Ibis Walks Beautiful Bride Down The Aisle | ACC Must See Moment NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Faces of Souls Lost in Malaysian Plane Crash 105-year-old woman throws first pitch Man Creates Spreadsheet of Wife's Reasons for Turning Down Sex 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success Rory McIlroy struggles, surges, wins British Open NOW TRENDING: Real life Pac-Man Explosions as hot air balloon crashes in Clinton DUI Driver Dragged to Safety by Officer After Walking Onto Busy Freeway Celebrities That We'd Like to Send to the Moon Spectacular lightning storm hits London Malaysian Flight Victim Was South Florida Grad Rory McIlroy on pace to break British Open records Officials Fear MH17 Site Now Tampered by Rebels Lowes employees repair Vietnam vet's wheelchair

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -


    March 12, 2010