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Arts Notes: Nov. 11, 2012

By Staff reports

Small works at ArtWalk

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- During the November ArtWalk, Art Emporium will be featuring "Small Works by Allied Artists," which will include works by Emily Roles, Sandra King, Brenda Beatty, Kathy Boland, Carolyn Cavendish, JoeAnn Crawford, Judy Douglas, Julie Hamilton, Sharon Harms, Deborah Herndon, Steven Holsclaw, Jo Anne Jacobs, Deb McHenry, Sharon McClanahan, Debbie Sisson, Trudy Stevens, Connie Stover and Regina Swim.

The show will run Nov. 19 to Dec. 15 with an opening reception Nov. 23 during ArtWalk.

Art Emporium, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 823 Quarrier St., Charleston; www.artemporium.net or 304-345-2787.

Lynn Boggess reception

LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- A reception for West Virginia artist Lynn Boggess will take place Nov. 16 at the Cooper Gallery.

Cooper Gallery, 122 E. Washington St., Lewisburg, WV 24901. July-December: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 302-645-6439 or 888-868-5129 or visit www.coopergallery.com.

Railroad photo exhibit

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- "Tracks: The Railroad in Photographs" from the George Eastman House Collection is on display at the Huntington Museum of Art from Nov. 3 through Jan. 27.

An opening event for the exhibit will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 during the Fourth Tuesday Tour with a guided tour of the exhibit and an appearance by author and local historian James E. Casto portraying Collis P. Huntington. A reception follows. Admission to this opening event is free. Free Tuesdays at the Huntington Museum of Art are sponsored by AT&T.

Casto, costumed as Huntington, will give a first-person program on the rail tycoon who founded the city of Huntington.

In the exhibit, more than 160 years of photographic and railroad history is covered. The collection includes works by Bisson Frères, William Henry Jackson, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Lewis W. Hine and Aaron Siskind.

Huntington Museum of Art, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, 2033 McCoy Road, Huntington; 304-529-2701 or www.hmoa.org. Admission $5 per person or $18 for a family of four or more. Admission is free on Tuesdays and to museum members.

Miniature mention

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Beverly Fotheringham, of North Bend, received an honorable mention for her work "Morning Light" in the 12th Annual National Miniature Exhibition at Renaissance Art Gallery.

Judge Tom Suter, director of art, Ohio University Southern, commented: "What a great example of using complementary colors and geometry to frame such a lovely animal. Great details on the fur!"

The show of more than 200 works runs until Dec. 9.

Renaissance Art Gallery, 900 Eighth St., Suite 20, Huntington. 304-525-3235 or 304-453-3187 or gallerywv@yahoo.com; www.orgsites.com/wv/renaissance; http://renaissancegalleryart.blogspot.com. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Studio hours 10 a.m. to noon Monday, 1 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.


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