Quarryville: Current Art Shows
Art Exhibits

Upcoming Exhibit in the Carlson Cultural Room
 
Art by John Sauers
 

The next art show at the C. X. Carlson Gallery at the Quarryville Library will feature artist John Sauers.  The show will open at a reception at the Quarryville Library on Saturday, November 8 from 1:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M.  Refreshments will be served and you can meet the artist in a friendly and exciting atmosphere.  The show will continue to be available for viewing during library hours until December 19, 2014.

 

John Sauers was born and raised in Hartford County, Maryland.  He graduated from the Maryland Institue of Art, Baltimore, Maryland in 1955.  The artist spent 35 years as a graphic designer for the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, pursuing, at the same time, his fine art career.  In 1991, the artist and his wife moved to Whitetop, Virginia becoming first, a resident artist at the Arts Depot in Abingdon, Virginia and then recieved an artist residency at the William King Regional Art Center in Abingdon, Virginia.  He became an instructor in painting and drawing at the facility.  The artist moved back to the village of Berkeley, near the village of Darlington, Maryland.

 

The artist's work has been included in exhibits at the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia; the Pennisula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia; the Danville Museum of Art, Danville Virginia.  In 1990 the artist recieved the Best of Show award at the Roanoke Virginia Elmwood Park Art Exhibit.  In 2007, the artist shared a two person exhibit at the William King Regional Art Museum, Abingdon, Virginia.  Over the years he has participated in many regional and national art competitions.  John Sauers mentors a plein aire group of painters at the Deer Creek Harmony Presbyterian Church in Darlington, Maryland. In October 2013, John Sauers presented a one person exhibit at the Barr Gallery in Abingdon, Virginia.

 

 

*Please note: Due to the upcoming Book Sale there is no exhibit in the Carlson Cultural Room at the present time.*

 

 





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