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Artworks Celebrates ‘My Favorite Things’ for November Exhibit

WHEELING –Artworks Around Town continues to celebrate Janet Sheehan’s exhibit, “My Favorite Things”. Her collection of paintings depicting things near and dear to her has been very popular with visitors to the Gallery. The Student Exhibit area will showcase works of art presented by the Community Impact Coalition’s Prevention Services at Youth Services System, Inc. of Wheeling.

Janet Sheehan’s breathtaking array of paintings covers the walls of the Studio Gallery. Her love of nature and color is evident in her images of butterflies, chipmunks and colorful birds. Her panels boast peaceful snowscapes and beach scenes as well. November is the perfect time to visit this exhibit with the gift giving season fast approaching.

Marisa Scott is the Project Coordinator of the Prevention Department, Community Impact Coalition.

A branch of Youth Services System, Inc., of Wheeling, the coalition’s mission is to provide substance use prevention for the community.

Scott circulated a poster and flyer to area high schools inviting juniors and seniors to submit artwork which will be displayed at Artworks. Titled “#Real Talk,” Scott said, “the competition will give the kids a chance to express why they choose to be drug free. We thought it would be a good idea to see their points of view as young adults.”

Visitors to Artworks Around Town will find a vast array of paintings, photographs, pottery, jewelry, knitted and woven pieces for sale. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. except for Friday, when closing is at 6 p.m.

Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Gallery, please visit the website artworksaroundtown.com for details and an application.

Artworks is a nonprofit charitable and educational Gallery and Art Center located in Wheeling’s historic Centre Market.

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