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Marci Sischo | 08/31/2020 | Art Shows, Arts and Culture

Coming up at the Corvallis Arts Center

Visit the Arts Center in September to see gorgeous seascapes done in miniature by Katie Dillard. Also showing in September will be a retrospective of the 55-year career of local artist Susan Johnson.

The Arts Center is currently open Thursday through Saturday, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free (donations are gratefully accepted). Masks and physical distancing are both required to visit. For more information, call the Arts Center at 541-754-1551.

1. Katie Dillard: A Fresh Take on Seascapes

Katie Dillard: A Fresh Take on Seascapes

Open September 2 – 24, 2020

Katie Dillard presents miniature paintings of a vast ocean, painted in a style inspired by Impressionism. Her recent body of work in “A Fresh Take on Seascapes” is about the Oregon Coast. She creates works in which viewers can recognize the beach that inspired the painting. She has chosen a miniature format to represent a subject matter of great vastness, because the contradiction to small scale for a large subject matter creates an intimacy, a quiet way to connect with a natural force.

2. Susan Johnson Retrospective

A Retrospective Exhibit of Susan Johnson

Open September 4 – October 17, 2020

This retrospective exhibit covers the fifty-five-year art career of Susan Johnson. In addition to being a working artist, Johnson has served as an educator, arts administrator, and the former executive director of The Arts Center.

Main photo of the Arts Center interior by Reed Lane Photography. Photos of artwork courtesy the Arts Center. Keep up with Corvallis news, events and happenings by signing up for our email newsletter.

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