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BEAD’s November Exhibit to Feature Bloomington Watercolor Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 27, 2009

For more information, please contact:
Miah Michaelsen, Assistant Economic Development Director for the Arts, City of Bloomington, 349-3534
Danny Lopez, Communications Director, City of Bloomington, 349-CITY, lopezd@bloomington.in.gov



Bloomington, IN - The City of Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District (BEAD) will showcase paintings by members of the Bloomington Watercolor Society in a collaborative exhibit featuring more than 30 local artists beginning Friday, Nov. 6, in the City Hall Atrium, 401 N. Morton Street.

Exhibited works exploring the watercolor medium will include both abstracts and landscapes and will be on display through November. An opening reception, free to the general public, is scheduled for November 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. during downtown's First Friday. Light refreshments will be provided.

The mission of the Bloomington Watercolor Society (BWS) is to promote and advance the artistic careers of its members through networking and support. It provides local artists with opportunities for growth through weekly meetings, workshops, "paint outs," exhibitions, juried shows and information on regional festivals, artistic competitions and events. More information on BWS is available at www.bloomingtonwatercolor.org.

The City of Bloomington is committed to providing opportunities for Bloomington and area artists to exhibit artwork in the City Hall Atrium. For more information on the exhibition program please contact Miah Michaelsen, City Assistant Economic Development Director for the Arts, at michaelm@bloomington.in.gov or 349-3534.

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