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11/08/2019

EACC Presents "Painterly Speaking" Gallery Exhibit

The EACC Gallery in Forrest City presents Painterly Speaking, an exhibition by artist Kathy Bay of Sherwood.  The exhibit will run through Friday, December 20th.

As an award winning, prolific artist, Kathy Bay creates visually stunning and imaginative works on paper, canvas, and steel.  Her artwork designs are often rendered with collage for added interest and dimension.  Bay received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Art.  She has taught various collage workshops and painting classes for adults and children at the Arkansas Arts Center.  In addition, she has taught high school studio art classes and art history. 

"I create visually stunning, imaginative works on paper, canvas, and metal through bold use of color, strong design, and an enthusiastic approach to painting.  Richly layered colorful passages are the interwoven components that energize my paintings," said Kathy Bay.  "I seek to capture a unique representation of landscape through abstraction in my exploration of color, line, texture and collage.  The thrill of exploration and color relationships satisfy my passionate endeavors of painting and offer finished works that exude energy," she added.

Kathy Bay has achieved recognition as a regional artist with numerous regional and national juried exhibitions including Watercolor USA, Mid-Southern Watercolorists, Delta Exhibition, National Watercolor Society, MOAK Exhibition, and more.  Her works are also included in private collections in Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Michigan, Florida, California, and Washington D. C., as well as corporate collections including Central Arkansas Library System, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Arc-Best Corporation, Baptist Hospital,  and many private offices and businesses throughout the region.  Her artist memberships include Watercolor USA Honor Society, Mid-Southern Watercolorists, Arkansas Arts Center, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. 

The EACC Gallery is located at 1700 Newcastle Road in Forrest City.  Daily hours for the Gallery are Monday-Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., or as scheduled for special group tours. There is no charge for admission. 

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