BY CHERIE MINER for Quartier Extra
The Noyes Art Gallery, 119 S. Ninth St., will host an event featuring eight Noyes artists on Friday, July 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The show features different styles of painting and sculpture, as well as woodworking. The gallery will live stream the opening on Facebook at 7 p.m., and the artwork will be on display at the gallery during regular hours Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., until July 30.
Noyes regular Carol Hurd takes advantage of bright colors, patterns and textures to create whimsical images. And she’s not afraid to add a little bling to her work.
Besides Hurd, the other participating artists are: Craig Adamek (cabinet making), Joe Gustafson (painting), Judy Hyland (painting), Mark Kuzara (sculpture), Layne Mills (painting) and Melody Scott (sculpture).
While you’re there, explore the July Focus Show, which includes unique media like stained glass images by Noyes member Julie Craw. She exploits the luminescent color of glass to create striking images enhanced by light. Other artists in this exhibition are: exhibition curator Trisha Earley (ink, oil and pencil), Carroll Danbom (acrylic), Kinzee Hillis (acrylic/mixed media), Cody Grape (jewelry and gemstone carvings), Brooke Carpenter (acrylic/mixed media). ), Kristine Behrens (ceramics) and Marshall Black (collage).
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Also, in July, Lynette Fast will be teaching her second metal jewelry workshop. Learn the basics of jewelry by making earrings or pendants on Saturday July 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (12 years old-adult). Workshop fees are $60 per person and include materials and equipment. Places are limited to 12 participants.
Noyes offers interest-free layaway, curbside pickup, free delivery and installation, and a one-time in-home consultation by bringing the artwork to a client to view the work in their personal space. You can also check out artists’ websites and follow Noyes’ Facebook and Instagram page.