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September Issue 2010

Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC, Features Works by Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild

The Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild will present the 2010 Celebration of the Arts Show and Sale at the Foundation Performing Arts Center at Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC, from Sept, 15 - 19, 2010.

On Sept. 17, 2010, between 5-7pm, there will be a presentation of awards, closing of the silent auction, and raffle of a stunning pottery vase donated by 2009 Celebration winner, Daniel Bair.

Hundreds of works by regional artists will be on display and offered for sale. The 2010 Celebration of the Arts features painting, pottery, metalwork, glass, textiles, woodwork, sculpture, and jewelry. Works by youthful participants in the Guild's Summer Arts camp will also be on display.

In addition to works in the Celebration Exhibit, an "Art Boutique" will offer additional pieces for purchase. Three collages created by students in the Summer Art Camp will be among the featured items in the silent auction which will begin on Sept. 15, at 9am and close on Sept. 17.

Celebration juror this year will be Connie Bostic, a native of Rutherford County. She holds a BA in art from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and a Masters degree in studio art from Western Carolina University. Bostic has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is owned by the Asheville Art Museum and the State of North Carolina. From 1990 to 2000, she owned and operated the 'zone one' contemporary gallery in Asheville, NC. For many years Bostic has served on the board of Directors of the Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center.

For further info about the Guild call 828/288-5009, e-mail to (rcvartg@gmail.com) or visit (www. rcvag.com). For further info about the Foundation call 828/286-9990 or visit (www.FoundationShows.org).

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