'Home for the Holidays' art show at Porter Library
“Home for the Holidays” is a watercolor art show at Westlake Porter Public Library now showing through Nov. 14. The show contains 50 paintings for sale depicting scenes of autumn, winter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and the holidays of the season just in time for gift giving. Some of the scenes include Christmas Eve, Holly Design, Poinsettia, Winter in Metroparks, Winter Farmhouse and Snowbird, to name just a few of the paintings.
Sixteen Westshore artists are participating, including four art instructors. Artists from the Aquarelle Society include: Thomas Hemsath, Barbara Swasey, Phyllis Firalio, Suzanne Kizzen, Howard Hoehn, William Wilder, Robert Parry, Linda Borton and Barbara Hall. Additional local artists include: Karen Bennett, John Kopcso and Beverly Pasko. Local art instructors include: Bernie D’ettorre, William Mannion, Patricia Sigmier and Nancy Notarianni. Many of these artists have won numerous awards in local and state artist juried shows.
The art gallery of Westlake Porter Library is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. The library is located at 27333 Center Ridge Road. All paintings are for sale and the artists should be contacted or inform the library Group Services to purchase any painting. Checks made out to the artists can be made to reserve a painting.
Robert Parry, member of Cleveland Photographic Society, The Aquarelle Watercolor Society, Westlake/Westshore Arts Council, and Westlake Historical Society