The Works to Host Dual Art Exhibit Openings

The Works Main Gallery exhibit-“Piercing the Veil,” features the work of two nationally known artists: Granville resident Renate Burgyan Fackler and Columbus resident Stacy Leeman. Fackler’s work in cast bronze is both figurative and abstract. Her work appears extensively throughout the country, including: The Herb Society of America, Wendy’s International, The Museum of American Women, and The White House private collection. Her life-size Brutus is a favorite photo spot at The Ohio State University Student Union. She also created statues of Jerrie Mock, Newark native and the first woman to fly solo around the world, displayed at The Works and at John Glenn International Airport. Stacy Leeman’s abstract oil paintings explore stories and ideas through color, line, and texture. She has participated in more than 100 exhibitions throughout the United States. Her work has received numerous awards, including grants from the Greater Columbus Arts Council and Vermont Studio Center. Leeman earned her MFA from Rutgers University, holds a BA from Oberlin College, and studied at Parsons School of Design in Paris. The Sharon Weiss Gallery and Charlotte Fine Art Gallery represent her work. Exhibit dates: April 13 – July 1, 2017.

The Works Hot Glass Studio-“Evolution,” is an exhibition by The Works Spring 2017 Artist-in-Residence Sarah Band. This exhibit includes a collection of blown-glass works created by Band, a nationally recognized artist specializing in glass sculpture. Her work explores the link between art and science and incorporates different mediums to complement her glass sculptures. Selected work available for purchase. Exhibit dates: April 13 – April 29, 2017. Free and open to the public.

The Works Main Gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Gallery admission is always free and open to the public. Visit<> for more.

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