Tuesday, October 16, 2012

New art at Springs Gallery for Art Stroll

Springs Gallery in Yellow Springs presents abstract paintings and sculptures by Christine Klinger of Yellow Springs, Ohio. The show includes her newest landscapes and florals as well as a sampling of her figurative/narrative clay sculptures. The exhibit runs October 15 through December 15, with an artist reception on Friday, October 19, 2012, from 6 to 9 PM; this coincides with the Village’s Third Friday “Fling in the Springs” and the first “Guided Yellow Springs Art Stroll.” Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

Christine Klinger is a Yellow Springs, Ohio, artist, art educator, and owner of Springs Gallery in Yellow Springs. She began her career in photojournalism and fine art photography, working in the field and teaching. Klinger also practiced and taught sculpture for many years before diving into painting. She has a master’s degree in Photojournalism from Ohio University and a bachelor’s in Psychology from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. She received a Visual Artist Fellowship from the Montgomery County (OH) Arts & Cultural District for 2009/2010 in sculpture.

Klinger has been studying and painting since 2006, and was granted an Artist in Residency in painting and photography from the State of South Carolina’s A.I.R. Program in 2011. She has won awards for her photography, sculpture and painting, and has exhibited in galleries throughout Ohio, South Carolina and California, and is in many private collections.

Springs Gallery, located in Kings Yard at 220 Xenia Avenue in Yellow Springs, exhibits and sells a wide variety of original fine arts and fine crafts by local and regional artists. The gallery also hosts small art classes and workshops. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, Noon to 6 PM and, on the 3rd Friday (Fling in the Springs), Noon to 9 PM. For more information call 937-409-5047, email springsgallery@earthlink.net, or visit www.springsgallery.blogspot.com, www.klingerart.blogspot.com, or facebook.

Autumn Light by Christine Klinger

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