Gersch memorial exhibition and silent auction July 13-20

Published 5:10 pm Monday, July 8, 2013

The executor of the Estate of Guntram Gersch announces the exposition and sale of framed paintings and ceramics from the artist’s Tryon residence at the time of his death on Jan. 13, 2013.

The exhibit will be open to the public for viewing and bidding from Saturday, July 13 – Saturday, July 20 at Tryon Fine Art Center in Gallery One and the adjacent Mahler Room. By terms of Gersch’s will, the proceeds of this sale will benefit Hospice of the Carolina Foothills.

Tryon Fine Arts Center will be open both Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and during the Gallery Trot from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 13.  TFAC hours Tuesday – Friday are from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  The arts center is closed on Sunday and Monday.

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At 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17 there will be an hour-long “walk-and-talk” through the two galleries presented by estate executor and art historian Mr. Michael McCue. McCue will speak about the art and life of Guntram Gersch and the public is cordially invited. Bidding will be suspended during this presentation.