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October 17, 2013

Gaslight to host reception, showcase diverse works of Terre Haute artist Oct. 19-Nov. 9

The Gaslight Art Colony in Marshall, Ill., will host an artist’s reception from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday to start its showcase of the work of area artist Neil Garrison. The exhibit will be on display until Nov. 9 during regular gallery hours.

Garrison often creates surreal or whimsical images by exaggerating familiar words or phrases, creating an interesting marriage between image and title. His screen print “Hammer Sharks” is a good example.

He also combines unrelated objects into one image. “You can combine two different images into one and create something entirely original.” Some have labeled this style as “portmanteau,” a morphing of two or more meanings. This style can be seen in his work titled “Camo Turtle.”

Garrison enjoys using a variety of materials and techniques and tries to find the technique that will best convey each idea. Media by Garrison on display at the Gaslight Art Colony include paintings, drawings, computer art, screen prints and images created using various tapes. Some of his more recent works include paintings that focus on the interaction of color and value.

A Terre Haute native, Garrison received his bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design from Indiana State University. While preparing for a career in marketing and creative advertising, he took as many art courses as the curriculum would allow. He has enjoyed this career for nearly 30 years.

Garrison has received several local and regional awards for his art, which can be seen on his website at www.neilgarrisonart. com.

Gaslight Art Colony is located at 516 Archer Ave. For more information visit www.gaslightartcolony.com, find them on Facebook, email gaslightartcolony@

gmail.com or call 217-808-2115.

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