(Hot Springs, AR) – The August exhibition at the Justus Fine Art Gallery will continue the July exhibition with a selection of works by Randall Good, Gary Simmons, Matthew Hasty, Jeri Hillis, Rebecca Thompson and others. The show will host a reception from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, August 5 as part of the gallery’s monthly walk through downtown Hot Springs. The exhibition will run from August 5 to 31, 2022. The August exhibition also marks the 18th anniversary of Justus Fine Art Gallery, as well as the 33rd anniversary of Gallery Walk. A champagne toast will be held at the start of Gallery Walk at all participating galleries in downtown Hot Springs.
Works from the myth and stories of Randall Good’s personal creation will be featured in the Anniversary exhibit. His intricate figurative works are visual interpretations of the myths he created, inspired by the classics of Homer and Ovid, myths and world religions, and reflect the artist’s interest in the troubled nature of beings. blessed or burdened with self-awareness. . Good’s artistic style is influenced by the tradition of Florentine disegno fused with a highly personal interpretation of the human figure to become a vehicle for modern expression.
The exhibition includes selections of expert pen and ink works by Gary Simmons, which reflect the artist’s interest in the mysteries of life and the power of the imagination, as well as his own stories personal. Luminous Southern Landscapes by Matthew Hasty will also be featured in the exhibition. Hasty’s oil paintings draw the viewer into the light that emanates from the paintings and into places that seem both familiar and universal. Jeri Hillis’ collage work combines painting and drawing, along with old stamps, envelopes and writing in compositions that tell a story of beauty, fragility, time and mark. Rebecca Thompson’s loosely rendered oil paintings capture a suspended moment, as if someone has just stepped out of frame, inviting the viewer into the intimate setting.
Owned by artist Dolores Justus, the Justus Fine Art Gallery offers a wide range of original artworks including sculptures, paintings, ceramics, photographs, and more. of recognized artists. Opening Receptions are held in conjunction with the Hot Springs Gallery Walk which is held from 5-9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month in downtown Hot Springs. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. Justus Fine Art Gallery is located at 827 A Central Avenue in Hot Springs, Arkansas. For more information, call 501-321-2335 or visit online at justusfineart.com.