Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Fire Barn Gallery Grand Haven @PureMichigan Searching for Lakeland Artist Members & Their Artwork, 55 Years of History; Show opens 4/23/2015.

The Fire Barn Gallery invites you to 'Lakeland 1958 - 2015', opening April 23rd.

An organized platform for artists to connect with each other can mean
the difference between an individual's decision to pursue art or to
give it up.

The long standing presence of the Lakeland Artists has undoubtedly
helped to shape the creative climate of West Michigan by providing
this platform; it would be impossible to calculate the positive
effects they have had over 5 1/2 decades.

Begun in 1958, the Lakeland Artists first president was Norma Green,
who organized their first juried show in 1959, a tradition that
continues to this day. They have shown at the Tri-Cities Historical
Museum, Muskegon Museum of Art, and countless other venues in the

This show is a tribute to the Lakeland Artists, and is an open call to
anyone who has been a member.

If you own work by a Lakeland Artist that you would like to include
please email firebarngallery@gmail.comby April 19th.

We also welcome written anecdotes, thoughts or stories anyone may have
regarding their history, which we will hang in the hallway of the
gallery. The public can drop these off at the gallery during viewing

The show opens Thursday April 23rd, 6-8pm, presentation at 7pm.
Complimentary wine will be available.

Gallery will be open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 12-6pm, through May 20th.

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