Opening weekend for the artists of the Renaissance cooperative was really busy. Starting with Friday night, and a display of their art at the entrance to the dinner theater for the play "Twelve Angry Men". The dinner and play is at the Renaissance Ballroom. The Renaissance Art Gallery displayed artwork for those arriving Friday and Saturday.
This week the gallery was back on schedule with art classes Monday and Wednesday, along with normal Gallery hours Friday 12-4 pm. Saturday 12-4 pm and Sunday 1-4 pm. Friday artists Gary Lapelle and Linda Helgason will open the gallery. Gary is known for his pet portraits and cartoons, http://tristatearts.webs.com/apps/photos/category?id=1285842whileLinda forte is nudes http://tristatearts.webs.com/apps/photos/album?albumid=14680352. Saturday Ron Haeberle will be in. http://renaissancegalleryart.blogspot.com/2011/06/best-of-west-virginia-2011.html Ron has a reputation as a first class watercolorist. His architectural paintings of Huntington are well known.