EAST LIVERPOOL - The Ohio Valley Regional Arts Council will host a reception for Nancy Hawkins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Kent State's Mary Patterson Gallery, E. Fourth Street. Admission, food and beverages are free. The exhibit runs through Nov. 15.
Hawkins is a graduate of Kent State University with a BFA in painting and drawing. She participates in various juried artist shows, Denver Plein Air in Colorado, Ohio Plein Air Society, Butler Museum of American Art, and the Hoyt Art Institute in New Castle, Pa.
She teaches classes in plein air painting at the Velma Davis YMCA in Boardman and at the Hoyt Art Center. Her paintings are for sale in the Artist Sales Gallery of the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown.
After the opening-night reception, the Mary Patterson Gallery is open by appointment only during regular business hours. Call OVRAC chair/gallery director Matt Stewart at 330-853-1814 or email at email@example.com.