RCAA artists in February exhibition at Halcyon Art Gallery

“Convergence: Two Groups, One Vision 2015” also features Wabash Valley Art Guild artists

Oil on canvas by Leslie Cordray

Oil on canvas by Wabash Valley Art Guild member Leslie Cordray

Halcyon Art Gallery in Terre Haute will present “Convergence: Two Groups, One Vision 2015,” a compelling overview of visually arresting art movements by Wabash Valley artists, Feb. 6-28. An opening reception is scheduled 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6.

The exhibition will feature paintings, prints, watercolors, drawings, glass, photography, wood, encaustic and sculpture by members of River City Art Association and Wabash Valley Art Guild. It is curated by Pria Rahmouni, president of WVAG, and Mike Bender, president of RCAA.

Monty Jones First Place in Mixed Media & Other category

RCAA member Monty Jones

Participating artists include Julia London-Meddles, Bill Wolfe, Judith Lynn Smith, Kara Jeffers, Marsha Stewart, Joanne Fiscus, Bruce Fiscus, Steve Harrold, Michael Elmore, Edith Acton, Marvetta Bee, Bobby Parvin, Kay Clark, Debbie Anderson, Debbie Goodin, Jim Rhodes, Charles Wagoner, Todd Stokes, Mike Bender, Della Bender, Josh Spidel, Richard Acton, Leslie Cordray, Dian D. Phillips, Spencer Young, Ruthann Brady, Don Turner, Monty “Indiana” Jones and Sheila K. Ter Meer.

Best of Show: "Small Wonders" by Kay Clark

“Small Wonders” by Kay Clark

“Convergence: Two Groups, One Vision” is expressing a personal vocabulary through engaging art materials to its limit, said Ray Chen, Halcyon executive director. Both groups explore increasingly subjective forms of representation. They also share a vital sense of celebration and an eagerness for inspiration.

Quelle Est La Question, steel, by Bruce Fiscus

Quelle Est La Question, steel, by Bruce Fiscus, member of both groups

The February Saturday Artist Talk, scheduled 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 14, will be on Piero della Francesca (1413-1492), the mystery man of western art, who paved the way for the likes of Leonardo and Michelangelo.

In addition, the third annual Halcyon Council on Education for the Arts is scheduled 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 21.

Halcyon Art Gallery is at 25 S. Seventh St. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. All events are free.

For more information visit halcyonartgallery.com, email raychenhalcyon@gmail.com or call 207-807-8799.

Also published Feb. 5 ‘BASH entertainment section of the Terre Haute Tribune-Star

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