Opening Reception and Exhibit: Big Blue Marble – Family of Man

Flick Gallery, The Arts Center of Yates County, 127 Main Street, Penn Yan, 14527

In a Year of
              Tribute to the EARTH, the diversity of humanity will be
              the theme during the Art Center of Yates County’s October
              exhibit, portraying the unity of all people despite their
              differences. Four featured artists and a sculptor will
              illustrate this one world.


A signature
              member of the National Watercolor Society and Watercolor
              USA Honor Society, Valerie Larsen has received many awards
              and has been accepted for many national watercolor shows,
              besides being published in five editions of Splash, a
              watercolor book. Her paintings portray the uniqueness of
              people and the things they do and are also interpretations
              of her experiences.


Kathy Bolin began
              painting after raising her three sons, and currently
              paints plein air landscapes and portraits/ figures. In her
              portraits she seeks a connection with the viewer by
              eliciting an emotional response. She has received many
              awards for her paintings.


Leslie Heen began
              her art career in fashion illustration and architectural
              renderings. After retiring from commercial work and
              modeling she began her study of fine art painting in
              watercolor and oil.
               Leslie enjoys
              expressing her impressions of life images.


For Kevin Feary,
              his art has been a journey through many workshops,
              painting organizations and competitions, receiving
              numerous awards along the way. Both landscape and
              portrait/ figures are his interests. 
He attempts to convey his feelings through paint on


Marc Alan
              Freedman began his professional career by working in wood
              as a sculptor. His initial pieces were hand carved bowls
              and trays. His work has evolved into figurative pieces. He
              has participated in

many exhibits and
              shows throughout the east


              public reception for this exhibit will be held Friday
              October 13, from 5:00 to 7:00PM in the Flick Gallery. 
Wine tasting will be courtesy of Weis Vineyard in
              Hammondsport and light refreshments will be served. 
The Arts Center of Yates County is located at 127
              Main Street, Penn Yan, 14527. 
Call 315-536-8226 or go to

              for more information.

October 13 2017

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM