Oliver Art Center releases 2018 exhibit line-up

FRANKFORT — The Oliver Art Center recently announced the 2018 gallery schedule.

2018 kicks off with the Annual Furniture, Fiber, Photography and Sculpture Exhibition running Jan. 19 to Feb. 16. In addition to the show, OAC’s Cabin Fever Artist Talks are back with four guest speakers: Julia Kline for furniture, Gloria Kirk-Hanna for fiber, Noah Sorenson for photography and Nat Rosales for sculpture.

The second show of the season runs from Feb. 23 to March 23 and features the artwork of painter Amy Arntson, photographer Greg Seman and encaustic painter Marissa Voytenko.

The third exhibit is the popular Annual Regional Student Exhibition where all schools in the five-county region are invited to participate, March 30 to April 13.

OAC welcomes back summer with a Summer Member Exhibit and Retrospective, April 20 through June 1. This exhibition will not only celebrate OAC’s talented members, but it will commemorate 70 years of OAC’s history.

The mid-summer exhibit, June 8 to July 13, presents regional artists Beth Bynum, Cynthia Foley and Sarah Innes with their bright and bold works of art.

Summer winds up with another group exhibit of Traverse City artists Shanny Brooke, Joseph De Luca, and Daniel Heron. These artists are all abstract/expressionist painters whose work ranges in style from rich and dense to flowing and cloudlike. Different elements make up a whole in this exhibit whcih will be on display July 20 to Aug.30.

The All Media Juried Exhibition takes place Sept. 7 to Oct. 12. The autumn exhibit, Oct. 19 to Nov. 23, features the landscape paintings of Linda Beeman, Carolyn Damstra, Susana Green, Jane Kramer, Thomas Tomasek, Lynn Uhlmann and Catherine VanVoorhis in addition to an open call for other landscape works of art.

2018 finishes up with the Annual Member Exhibition Nov. 30 to Jan. 4.

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