Arts Visalia Presents: Peggee Davis and Jana Botkin
March 31 @ 12:00 pm - April 30 @ 5:30 pmFree
April at Arts Visalia brings us two amazing local artists, Peggee Davis and Jana Botkin. The Main Gallery will feature Peggee Davis’ captivating ceramic works depicting the female form. According to Davis, “They have a life of their own as they express my feelings about the political time, the state of a friendship, the love I feel for my daughters, and the challenge of the body itself.” In Gallery 2, Arts Visalia will have the drawings and paintings of Jana Botkin. As a life-long resident, Botkin uses her realism style to express her pride in Tulare County. She continually searches out the beauty of our county and the parts that make rural living so appealing. The exhibition will run from March 31st through April 30th, 2021.
Arts Visalia is anticipating having our doors open Wednesday-Saturday from noon-5:30 PM to allow our visitors to experience the artworks in person. However, we will continue to have a virtual gallery tour available on our website at www.artsvisalia.org/virtual-tours to allow everyone an opportunity to see these engaging exhibitions. If Arts Visalia is unable to have our doors open, we will be offering the opportunity to schedule your viewing experience Wednesday through Saturday from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM.
In May, Arts Visalia will be hosting the works of artists Andrew Leventis and Kirk Maynard. The hyper-realistic paintings of Andrew Leventis examine the relation between the food supply and our sense of well-being in relation to the pandemic. Kirk Maynard’s oil pastel self-portraits are introspections on how black bodies are perceived in America and his personal experiences as a black man.
Arts Visalia is celebrating 25 years as the area’s premiere center for the visual arts. With the support of many throughout the years, we have fervently carried on the founders’ vision to create a permanent place to view the visual arts and provide art education in Visalia. As we commemorate this milestone, we acknowledge and thank the original building partners and all whose faithful support has sustained us over the years and continues to keep Arts Visalia a community center for the visual arts. We hope you’ll join us throughout 2021 as we recognize our founders and benefactors, recount our history, and celebrate our vision of educating, engaging, and enhancing our community through the visual arts.
For questions or to schedule a visit, please call us at 559-739-0905 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow us on facebook and instagram or visit our website at www.artsvisalia.org for more information, and updates.
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