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Quinlan exhibit features tapestry to hot rod artistry
0418 Quinlan exhibit-Tea Time
Lisa Gleim-Jones painted the oil canvas “Tea Time,” which is showcased in the Atlanta Fine Arts League exhibition “Food For Thought.”

Spring Exhibitions

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, through June 8; opening reception, 5:30-7 p.m. April 18

Where: Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St., Gainesville

How much: Free

More info: 770-536-2575,,

A mixed bag of art disciplines will be on display at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center’s Spring Exhibitions opening this week.

An opening reception is set for 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the center, 514 Green St., Gainesville.
Artwork featured will include “Threads of Life” tapestries by members of Tapestry Weavers South; “For the Love of Art,” featuring artwork by Gainesville artist Judy Black; “Food for Thought” works by members of the Atlanta Fine Arts League; and “The Car Show,” a juried exhibition.

Tapestry Weavers South is a regional tapestry organization that encourages artists and weavers through workshops, retreats and exhibitions. Its membership includes tapestry weavers of all skill levels, primarily in the Southeast.

Black’s oil paintings on display in the Thomas Gallery will include still life, figures, North Georgia landscapes, wildlife and more.

The Atlanta Fine Arts League is a group of metro artists who include painters, sculptors, print makers, designers and illustrators.

“The Car Show” feartures modes of transportation. At the reception, there will be a showing of classic cars with awards and announcements for the exhibitions starting at 6:30 p.m.

Admission is free. The museum is open Mondays through Saturdays, with the exhibitions on display through June 8.

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