WHEELING -"Everyone's Exhibit," a favorite Ohio Valley art exhibition, is now open at Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling. Featuring nearly 60 artists and 125 works, this show highlights the talents of many different artists with mediums ranging from traditional painting, to mixed media, to 3D dioramas. There's something for everyone to enjoy.
"Everyone's Exhibit" can be viewed free of charge through September 17.
Sponsored by United Bank, this diverse show is a great opportunity for new artists to begin showing their work and for the public to enjoy viewing the talent and creativity of artists in our local communities.
The public is asked to vote for best of show after touring the exhibition, and prizes are awarded to winning artists. Ballots are available at the Stifel Fine Arts Center, and each guest may make one selection and deposit it in the official ballot box at the exhibit. After the votes are tallied, Oglebay Institute Director of Exhibitions Brad Johnson will announce the winning artists.
Artists whose work is included in the 2011Everyone's Exhibit are: Bev Beatty, Dora Blankenship, Daniel Caron, Gary Davenport, Mark R. Dennehy, Greta Foose, Anne Hazlett Foreman, Meg Geroch, Stephen J. Glykas, Ethan Greene, Sandra Hadsell, Cecile Harris, Janet Hart, Kathleen Hartman, Phyllis Haynes, Nicole Henderson, Gary Henzler, Cynthia Hubbard, John Hubbard, Cheryl Joseph, Catherine Kendrick, Duncan Kinder, Elizabeth Kinder, Jan Landini, Paul Latos, Patty Lish, David Mega, Robert Martin, Pam Maxwell, Adele Montgomery, Marlene Moose, Mary J. Moore, Robert Morris, Kate Mull, Daniel Murphy, Lucien Murzyn, Rosalyn Murzyn, Susanne Polinski, Rachel Ponzani, Arlene Popko, Carol Randolph, Yvonne Revsser, Cecy Rose, Ben Schneider, Jenny Seibert, Lois Shafer, Paul Siebieda, Gussie Smith, Mary Ann Snyder, Melissa Steffl, Georgia Tambasis, Benjamin Thompson, Cheryl Violette, Sarah Allen, Peter Wildey, Marye Ellen Winters.
Art lovers will find that many of the works on display are for sale.
Displayed in the Hart Galleries of the Stifel, this exhibition is part of a year round schedule of changing art exhibits and is just one of the attractions of the Stifel Center, which also includes a historical mansion with formal gardens, art and dance studios and classes ongoing throughout the year.
The Stifel Center is opened to the public from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Saturdays. Call 304-242-7700 for more information on "Everyone's Exhibit" or on public classes offered in the arts.
Part of the Helen B. Gaither Exhibition Season, "Everyone's Exhibit" was also made possible through the generous support of the members of the Institute as well as with financial assistance from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.