Vivid exhibition on display

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Name: Vivid exhibition on display
Date: February 8, 2019 - April 5, 2019
Event Description:
The Magic Valley Arts Council and Full Moon Gallery of Fine Art and Contemporary Craft proudly host the free Artist Reception Open House and Book Signing for Vivd Thursday, February 7 from 5-7 pm at the Twin Center for the Arts, 195 River Vista Place. Come enjoy beautiful works of art, great conversation and refreshments. This vibrant exhibit features the works of Guest Artists Judy Therrien, Lori Wright Mackert, Dobák Anna Olsen, Beverly Wiseman, and book signing with new author Liyah Babayon, along with new works by Full Moon Gallery Member Artists: Connor Acklin, Paula Brown Sinclair, Joyce Deford, Paula Dodd, Jerry Dodds, Neva Edwards, Gerilyn Fuestel, Gloria Hann, Rick Kuhn, Rosi Martinez Eckert, Roy Mason, Barbara Michener, Jan Mittleider, Betsy Morishita, Connie Pepper, Donald Pica, Stephen Poppino, Leslie Redhead, Corinne Slusser, Bev Stone, and Leon Smith. Judy Therrien, who relocated to Twin Falls from Colorado to be closer to family, uses knowledge from her first profession to accentuate her beautifully glazed hand-thrown pottery. Bev Wiseman, from Twin Falls, is a self-taught acrylic painter. Her interest in painting began 25 years ago with a couple of tole painting classes. Lori Wright Mackert, from Twin Falls, brings to life alcohol ink watercolors. “People love watching the process,” she said. She began painting in 2016 as a healing outlet.” She will demonstrate her technique at the reception. Dobák Anna Olsen grew up in Hungary. The Twin Falls resident always loved to draw and paint but began using art to heal depression. She enjoys painting landscapes but says “the important thing is to make the painting colorful and vibrant as its vividness has an uplifting effect on me, and usually the people who look at my artworks.” Liyah Babayan is a mother, advocate, entrepreneur, refugee and now an author. Liminal, a refugee memoir is a glimpse into her own experience as a refugee. From tragedy to triumph, Liminal, a refugee memoir, is a journey of empowerment, acceptance, and appreciation for life after violence and chaos. Vivid is on display through April 5, 2019. For more information call 208-734-ARTS(2787) or visit The Magic Valley Arts Council is the official arts agency of the City of Twin Falls as designated in 1994 by the Twin Falls City Council. The Arts Council’s mission is to foster and promote experiences in the arts for all people in the Greater Twin Falls area. The Arts Council is an association of arts organizations, individuals, educational institutions and businesses. # # #
Twin Falls Center for the Arts 195 River Vista Place
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