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October 19, 2018

Life Legends Art Exhibit at Art Association of Oswego


OSWEGO – The Art Association of Oswego announces its next exhibition, Life Legends, featuring the work of local artists Billie Jo Peterson & Barb Sheldon.

Mixed media by Sheldon

Mixed media by Sheldon

The opening reception is June 4 from 7-9 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Their artwork will be on display at the AAO during regular gallery hours or by appointment until June 26.

Their work includes pottery, paintings, sculpture, mixed media, and prints.

They often use the raku method ti fire their ceramic pieces.

Using this technique with a reduction process can produce intensive colors on these decorative pieces. In addition they use a lot of found objects such bones and tools.

Buster by Sheldon

Buster by Sheldon

Both ladies are high school art teachers. Peterson is at Oswego High School and Sheldon at Mexico Academy and Central School.

The Art Association of Oswego galleries are housed in the Oswego Civic Arts Center, located at the northern end of East Fourth Street in the city of Oswego, directly across from historic Fort Ontario.

Detail of a hand built Raku pot by Peterson

Detail of a hand built Raku pot by Peterson

Regular gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays.

The galleries may also open during art classes, theater performances and by appointment.

Group tours are encouraged. For more information, please call us at (315) 216-6782.

 

 

Canidae by Peterson

Canidae by Peterson

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