Saturday, July 30, 2011

Opening Reception on August 5 for "The World Around You" Juried show at YAA Maine gallery

York, Maine- "The world around you" is the theme for York Art Association's summer show.
The show opens on Thursday, Aug 4 and runs through Sunday, August 28th. There will be an Opening reception on Friday, Aug 5, at 5-7 PM. Olesya and Jerry Koenig, owners of "FROM RUSSIA WITH ART" gallery in Boston with international roots, will serve as judges for this juried show. Prizes will be awarded.

In conjunction with the show, York Art Assocoation will offer a demo and presentation by art historian from Moscow Anna Zhuravskaya on Thursday , Aug 25 at 7 PM. She will demo the process of etching, including dry point and acid techniques. During her presentation, Anna will also hightlight the artwork of two international, featured artists whose work employs these particular etching techniques- Irina Makoveeva and Alexander Vetrov ("Visions from my Rucksack" by A. Vetrov illustrate this article).

YAA is located at 394 York St .( Route 1A. Summer hours Thu-Fri 2-7 PM, Sat-Sun 11-4PM). Please call 207 3634049 and 617 354 2930 of visit for more information.