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‘Objective Beauty’ opening June 8

Bowl & Brass Pitcher, 16 x 20, oil on canvas. (photo submitted)

Bowl & Brass Pitcher, 16 x 20, oil on canvas. (photo submitted)

Skyuka Fine Art is pleased to announce its next exhibit “Objective Beauty,” featuring the recent works of nationally known Greensboro. artist Cecelia Cox. Cox is an accomplished artist who creates works of painterly realism.

Originally having extensive experience in portraiture and figurative art, she is now most known for her evocative still lives and floral pieces. She is an associate member of Oil Painters of America and American Women Artists. Her works are in many private and public collections and her paintings have been juried into several prestigious national exhibits, including Oil Painters of America and Salon International.

Cox studied art at Mississippi University for Women and the Atlanta College of Art. She continues her art study with workshops and classes given by well-known artist/instructors, most notably Jim Aplin, Daniel Greene, Marc Hanson, Janice Yow Hindes, Robert Liberace, Scott Burdick, Susan Lyon and Sherrie McGraw.

Cox will be present at Skyuka Fine Art during the opening reception to answer any questions and to discuss her work. Skyuka is proud to share this exceptional artist’s work with Tryon.

The opening reception coordinates with the Tryon Gallery Trot on June 8 from 5-8 p.m. where 15 businesses and organizations participate with opening art receptions, new exhibits and demonstrations. Entertainment provided by grants from the Polk County Community Foundation to include: Phil & Gaye Johnson will perform live in the center of town with free horse drawn carriage rides up and down Trade St., and live street performer “Jugglin’ Kevin.” Join Tryon for this arts centered family fun night.

– article submitted by Kim Nelson