Reflections Gallery Has New Show By Bobbie Crow And Monica Whaley

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Color and Fun as well as Abstract and Decorative in large scale, describe the show of Bobbie Crow and Monica Whaley at Reflections Gallery.  

Ms. Crow uses jewel colors and her paintings reflect a loose expressionistic style. Her mediums include acrylic, ink, graphite, watercolor, tissue paper collage and crayons. 

Ms. Whaley is an artist who enjoys photography, interior design, gardening and reading art history, especially biographies of the great masters. She is an artist who was inspired and encouraged by creative parents along with a trip to Europe her family took when she was a child. 

Their show will be held at Reflections Gallery, 6922 Lee Hwy and begin with a reception Thursday, Feb. 21, from 4-7 p.m. There will be live piano music by musician Richard T. D'Avanzo and light refreshments will be served.  

The exhibit will continue to March 21 and is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  The reception and exhibit is free and open to the public.



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