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Reception set for ‘Transition Earthsea’ art show

Posted On: January 7, 2019

Twelve local artists will display their rendered reflections of the 1968 fantasy novel “A Wizard of Earthsea” from Jan. 22 to Feb. 23 in the rotunda of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand.

Art lovers can visit the participating artists and view their creations during a reception from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the rotunda. 

Participating artists are Jean Banas, New Smyrna Beach; Pamela Bleakney, Ormond Beach; Juliet Bullen-Dunbar, Palm Coast; Bridget Hanley Cohen, Port Orange; Linda Fisher, Port Orange; Nancy Hagood, New Smyrna Beach; Gertrude Havu, New Smyrna Beach; Kathy O'Meara, New Smyrna Beach; Joye Shaffer, New Smyrna Beach; Elizabeth Siudock, Port Orange; Calandra Thurrott, Port Orange; and Peg Williams, Ponce Inlet.

The exhibition, coordinated by artist Margaret Schnebly Hodge, is part of the Volusia County Public Library's NEA Big Read, a six-week celebration of “A Wizard of Earthsea” by Ursula K. Le Guin. The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Reservations are not required. For more information, call Hodge at 386-248-8072, ext. 12009.