The exhibit runs from August 29th through September 30th.
A reception will be on Saturday, September 16 from 1pm-3pm.
The Chanute Art Gallery is showing the work of Chanute Aritst Bob Cross. The exhibit will include artwork in a number of media demonstrating a variety of techniques, with the exhibit "Memories" showcasing the graphite drawings of retirees, especially those of educators.
Cross taught art for 47 years; he taught at the Caney Junior and Senior High Schools for 3 years and at Royster Middle/Junior High School for 41 years before retiring from USD 413. After retirement from the public schools, he taught at St. Patrick School in Chanute for 3 years. He received an A.A. degree from Parsons Junior College (now Labette Community College), and a B.S.E. and an M.S. in Art Education from Pittsburg State University. He has also done coursework at Wichita State, Ottawa and Kansas State Universities as well as Neosho County Community College. Over the years, he has received numerous awards and honors as an artist, art educator and an active member of the Kansas Art Education Associate. He currently chairs the Chanute Art Gallery Board.
During Artist Alley on Saturday, September 30, the gallery will be open for extended hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.