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Bowen Center for the Arts now showing two new exhibits
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Bowen guests Ann Alexander and Judy Black stand with Dru Stowers, one of the Blackberry Creek artists whose works are currently on display at the art center. (photo courtesy of Ginny Greenwood)

The Bowen Center for the Arts recently opened two new art exhibits, both of which will be on display through the end of this month. 

Both of the new exhibits opened the last weekend in February and will be on display through March 25. 

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Bowen guests view and shop the unique, handcrafted wooden works of art during the “Artistry in Wood” display’s opening reception. (photo courtesy of Ginny Greenwood)

The art exhibit “Artistry in Wood” features handcrafted works from members of the Etowah River Woodturners Club. The skillfully crafted wooden art pieces cover a range of sizes and designs, and no two pieces are alike. 

“Amazing works will be featured from the intricate to the profound,” the Bowen’s event announcement for the display said. “These handcrafted wood items are crafted from the love of the natural material and its impossibly unique design.” 

Also currently on display at the Bowen are works of art from Blackberry Creek artists. The paintings on display are made by several of the region’s artists, including Dru Stowers from Dawsonville, Cheri Burchard from Dawsonville, Cathy Ritch from Dahlonega, Lyn Mayes from Big Canoe and Joan Keller from Johns Creek. 

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Bowen guests view and shop the unique, handcrafted wooden works of art during the “Artistry in Wood” display’s opening reception. (photo courtesy of Ginny Greenwood)

“See the skilled works of these prolific painters and learn about their techniques and what sparks their drive to create,” the Bowen’s event announcement for the display said. “View some of the most beautiful artistry of our region with paintings ranging from plein air to abstract.” 

Both exhibits officially opened with receptions the weekend of Feb. 25, and dozens of community members attended to view and shop the artwork on display. Both exhibits will remain on display through March 25. 

The Bowen is located at 334 Highway 9 N and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. For more information about the Bowen or about the exhibits currently on display, contact Executive Director Ginny Greenwood at 706-216-2787 or via email at director@bowenarts.org, or go to https://www.bowenarts.org/