When: Free public reception on Sunday, February
Where: Miami University’s Voice of America Learning Center located on 7847 VOA Park Drive, West Chester, Ohio.
Artists included in this year’s
…Sydney Adams, an Air Force veteran and Ohio native who was introduced to the wonders of paint through her mother’s love of ceramic art. She works primarily in acrylic, and her first works were created on glass.
…photographer Debra Brown, whose passion for photography began over three decades ago when she was an undergraduate student. She specializes in lifestyle candid photography, capturing images of everyday people doing everyday things.
…Saad Ghosn, a printmaker and native of Lebanon who has lived in our area since 1985, recently retiring as a medical professional and educator. Believing that activism is at the heart of art expression, he organizes a regional annual art event centered on peace and justice
…fiber artist Cynthia Lockhart, a professor emerita from the University of Cincinnati whose works are part of the permanent collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum and Michigan State University. She is included in the Encyclopedia of African American Artists.
…Cornelia Ship, who took a class led by local artist Carol Staples, which led her into the world of fabric art quilting for the past twelve years.
…A. Sierra-Holloway, a painter who began working in pencil, later venturing into acrylics, the medium with which she fell in love. She enjoys painting figures, and usually moves toward an abstract idea in her work.
The Souls of Folk II Exhibition will be on display until April 24th in the lobby of the learning center and may be video Monday – Thursday 8am – 9pm and Friday 9am – 4pm.
Information from Miami University’s website: miamioh.edu/regionals/news/