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Three Local Artists Exhibit at Copeland Gallery

Artist’s Reception: Friday, August 16, 5 – 7 pm
Show starts August 12.

Carson Valley Arts Council (CVAC) presents local artists Lee Lewis, Marilyn Elligott, and Mary Ann Crosby at the Copeland Gallery in Minden. The show starts August 12. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm. All three artist’s work will be available for purchase throughout the exhibit.

The put the following info about each artist on the read more page.

Lee Lewis
Lee Lewis will be showing originals and prints in silk painting. Lee has been creating all of her life. Lee owns Heartstrings Gallery, a local artisan gallery, where her artwork can be seen year round, and she gives silk painting classes at Heartstrings gallery located inside the Copeland Cultural Arts Center.

Marilyn Elligott
Marilyn has been involved with different types of fibers for 50 years. She taught weaving and spinning at two colleges, one in California, the other in Minden, Nevada. She is the founder of Jobs Peak Fiber Group in Minden, Nevada.

She is still pursuing the technique of Navajo style weaving and still continues the tradition of using a spinning wheel for yarns for weaving on many different types of looms, knitting, crocheting, tapestry, locker hooking, and candle-wicking projects.

Mary Ann Crosby
Mary Ann Crosby will be displaying some of her ceramic creations. Mary Ann has been pouring ceramic molds, painting and firing ceramics since she was 12 years old. Her current studio is in the Copeland Building.

Mary Ann pours the ceramic molds herself, semi-firing them in the kilns in her studio to make the bisque. Finished products will be for sale during the show. She also sells her work through Heartstrings Gallery. Mary Ann also teaches classes in ceramics.

Feel free to contact us for additional information or questions by calling the Carson Valley Arts Council office at 782-8207. Visit our website at www.cvartscouncil.com to learn more about CVAC and upcoming events. The Copeland Gallery is located at 1572 US Hwy 395, Minden (corner of Hwy 395 and County Rd). The Gallery is open Monday thru Saturday 10 am to 5 pm.

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