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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.

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