The ninth annual juried exhibit, "focus: Exploring Our Regional
Sense of Place," opens to the public this Saturday, May 20,
in conjunction with the Chocolate & Wine Festival. The Butternut
Gallery & Second Story Books will be open 11-7:30 that day (but
closed Friday, May 19, to prepare).
Please come in Saturday and see the wonderful artwork, and
vote for your favorites to receive one of the three People's
This year the three judges, Kathleen Harwood, Kirk VanZandbergen,
and Cary Joseph, selected work from 36 artists to comprise this
very competitive exhibit, in a nice range of two- and three-dimensional
forms by already-beloved artists and new voices.
The focus exhibit will remain on display in the gallery through
June 24. All gallery proceeds from the sale of focus art will
benefit the charitable causes supported by the Chocolate & Wine