Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Gallery Walk in Wheatland on Nov. 18

From photographer Victoria Bennett Beyer in Wheatland:

Meet the people behind some of the best art in Platte County during Wheatland's Gallery Walk, on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 5-8 p.m. There will be refreshments at each of the three stops:

Gilchrist Gallery - 867 Gilchrist Street (shown in photo above)
This co-op is home to 16 local artists who specialize in a variety media, from oil and acrylic and watercolor painting to photography to glass art and traditional tole painting. During the holiday season it will also be a great place to find craft items and affordable gifts.

Wyoming Trails Gallery - 1004 16th Street
You'll need to look closely to see all the items in this gallery, as proprietor Barbara Schaffner has covered every inch of it in quality art. In addition to paintings, you'll find fine jewelry and pottery.
Mark Koons Woodworking - 802 14th Street
Master craftsman Mark Koons (shown in photo) will have his workshop open to the public where you can see his current projects. He will also have discouted work displayed in the windows of the Dance Wyoming Studio (863 Gilchrist Street, two doors down from Gilchrist Gallery). Mr. Koons is offering a 30% discount on these pieces during the Gallery Walk.

For more info on Victoria's work, go to:
Main Site: http://victoriabennettbeyer.com/
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