Isothermal college to host free art show May 7 through 31

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, May 2, 2018

People are invited to join Don Blackwell’s studio art class for the opening reception of its sixth annual art show “Unlimited Horizons” on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Isothermal Community College Polk Center.

Guests may enjoy the art, meet the artists and partake in refreshments during this free opening reception. Members of the public can visit the art show at the Polk Center Monday through Thursday, May 7, through May 31 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. If the auditorium is closed, there may be a class in session.

Please stop by or call the front office at 828-894-3092 to find out when the space will be available again. 

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Don Blackwell, an artist and art instructor, has taught since 1989, and has been an instructor for a decade or more at Isothermal Community College in the creative and visual arts department. He was born and raised in Hendersonville. 

Don returned to Hendersonville in 2004, after having served in the Air Force and living for 26 years in Alaska, where he gained a love and appreciation for nature, a passion that can be seen in his art and woodcarvings.

Today, his art and his woodcarvings can be found in many local galleries and in many homes in the area and beyond.

Isothermal Community College is located at 1255 West Mills St., Columbus, off Interstate 26 on the highway to Tryon.

– Submitted by the studio art students of Don Blackwell