Thursday, 31 October 2013 07:00

AAO announces new art exhibit, holiday tour

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The Art Association of Oswego (AA0) is pleased to announce its first Holiday Studio/Gallery Tour from 3-6 p.m., Nov. 9. The tour will end with an opening reception for the exhibit by Bob and Laurie Kester, “‘Til Death Do We Art,” from 6-8 p.m. at the AAO. Postcards, pictured, are available at all locations on the tour and need to be signed off at all locations to be eligible for a drawing of art prizes. The drawing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the AAO and participants must be present to win. The Art Association of Oswego (AA0) is pleased to announce its first Holiday Studio/Gallery Tour from 3-6 p.m., Nov. 9. The tour will end with an opening reception for the exhibit by Bob and Laurie Kester, “‘Til Death Do We Art,” from 6-8 p.m. at the AAO. Postcards, pictured, are available at all locations on the tour and need to be signed off at all locations to be eligible for a drawing of art prizes. The drawing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the AAO and participants must be present to win. Submitted photo

     The Art Association of Oswego (AA0) is pleased to announce its first Holiday Studio/Gallery Tour from 3-6 p.m., Nov. 9.

     The tour will end with an opening reception for the exhibit by Bob and Laurie Kester, "'Til Death Do We Art," from 6-8 p.m. at the AAO.
     "This is an exciting time for the community to come out and visit local artists in their studio as well as purchase art and enjoy the husband and wife show, 'Til Death Do Us Art," said a spokesperson for the AAO. "Bob is a local photographer, taking photos of local scenery. Laurie is a stained glass artist who owns and operates her studio, Glasshaven. She also enjoys other media such as, pottery, painting and collage. The show is a collaboration of both artists. Kesters enjoy inspiring each other through their art."
     This exhibit runs from Nov. 9 and ends Dec. 8.
     The Holiday/Gallery Tour includes: printmaker Bill Demott, whose studio is at the Oswego Armory; Allen Bjorkman of the Picture Connection is opening his Fenix  Art Studio; Lakeside Artisans, a unique art gallery with local artists; Oswego State Downtown gallery will exhibit Painterly Prints by Mary Pierce's printmaking students; and Zink Shirts, with original screen prints, will also have their gallery open. In addition, several artists will be displaying their work at the AAO, including: Kathy Besaw, Sandra Dowie, Phyllis Richardson, and Jane VanEmmerik.
     All participants of the tour will end at the AAO, where they can turn in their postcards. Postcards are available at all locations on the tour. Cards need to be signed off at all locations to be eligible for a drawing of art prizes. The drawing will be held at 6:30 p.m. and participants must be present to win. Refreshments will be at all locations.
     Please join us for a festive evening and do your holiday shopping with us. The AAO is located at the northernmost end of East Fourth Street, across from Fort Ontario, in Oswego.
     This event is made possible in part by funds from CNY Arts of Syracuse.
     Regular gallery hours are from 2-5 pm on weekends or by appointment and all events are free and open to the public.

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