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Artworks Around Town to Feature Catlett’s Watercolors in December

‘Cardinals in a Frozen Tree’ by Karen Catlett

WHEELING — December at Artworks will feature the works of skilled watercolor artist, Karen Catlett in the Studio Gallery. In the student section, pieces by members of Artworks will be on display. While Covid 19 safety measures are still in effect, an opening reception will not be held but visitors are welcome to view both shows during business hours six days a week.

Catlett is a celebrated watercolorist whose works have won awards locally and nationally. Her love of nature is obvious in her skillful treatment of the living things around her. She captures birds, flowers and landscapes with sensitivity and a keen mastery of design and color theory.

Her show title is “Watercolor Memories” and she has 30 new paintings to exhibit.

She has conducted numerous programs and workshops across the country for art leagues, civic groups and technical colleges. Catlett is a member of both the West Virginia and Pittsburgh Watercolor Societies and has been a contributing member at Artworks Around Town for two years. She sells her originals, prints, note cards and her unique woven jewelry at the Gallery, located in the historic Centre Market.

The other side of the north gallery will display works by members of Artworks Around Town. Look for winter inspired works done by artists including, Sandy Hadsell, Janet Sheehan, Greg Siegwart, Giulio Cappelletti and Larry Travis.

December is a perfect time to visit Artworks to view fresh work by the area’s most talented artists. The Gallery offers original paintings, photographs, prints, stained glass, carvings, soaps, woven items, ceramic pieces and unique jewelry items found nowhere else.

Celebrate the holidays with Artworks Around Town, located in Wheeling’s historic Centre Market. Hours are from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday with closing at 6 p.m. on Fridays.

Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Gallery, please go to the website for details and an application at artworks aroundtown.com.

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