Arrowhead Gallery showcases painter, glass artisan; artists reception scheduled

Arrowhead Gallery ETC | Photo courtesy of Arrowhead Gallery ETC, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — The Arrowhead Gallery is pleased to announce their October featured artists, Gayla Folkman and Jim Ross. Through the month of October, a number of new pieces will be on display in the gallery from both artists, and on Oct. 14, a “Featured Artist Reception” will be held in the gallery from 6-8 p.m.

The reception is open to the public to come meet the artists, view the wonderful art in the gallery and enjoy some delicious refreshments.

Art by Gayla Folkman will be on display at the Arrowhead Gallery during the month of October | Photo courtesy of Arrowhead Gallery ETC, St. George News
Art by Gayla Folkman will be on display at the Arrowhead Gallery during the month of October. photo date and location not specified | Photo courtesy of Arrowhead Gallery ETC, St. George News

About Gayla Folkman

Gayla Folkman travels extensively, and her home has always been in the West. Everywhere she looks she sees a beautiful painting. She has spent years studying art.

Folkman paints in watercolor, oil and pastel in plein air whenever possible. She is always trying to capture a feeling when painting – the atmosphere of the mist moving off the iced lake with a backdrop of Alaskan glaciers or the sunlight warming the pink patina of ancient buildings with fishing boats bobbing in the harbor.

When Folkman hears others make statements about her painting such as, “I feel like I am walking the path in the painting,” she feels a measure of success.

About Jim Ross

Italian Glasswork by Jim Ross will be on display at the Arrowhead Gallery during the month of October | Photo courtesy of Arrowhead Gallery ETC, St. George News
Italian glasswork by Jim Ross will be on display at the Arrowhead Gallery during the month of October, photo date and location not specified | Photo courtesy of Arrowhead Gallery ETC, St. George News

Jim Ross started his glass artwork by chance. He was fortunate to be in the right place at the right time. When a friend of  his decided to leave his business, Ross jumped at the opportunity to try his hand at creating one-of-a-kind glass works of art.

Ross enjoys the process of putting several sizes and shapes together by melting and meshing them to create his own unique designs. He always gets excited to open the kiln and see the finished product.

Ross says he is still intrigued by the process. He treasures all the different designs he creates.

About the Arrowhead Gallery

The Arrowhead Gallery is composed of artists from the Southern Utah Art Guild. Visit the Southern Utah Art Guild online to learn more about the activities of the Art Guild.

The Arrowhead Gallery is located at 68 E. Tabernacle Street in St. George. The Gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For more information on the Arrowhead Gallery, visit the gallery’s website.

Event details

  • What: Featured Artist Reception with Gayla Folkman and Jim Ross
  • When: Friday, Oct. 14, 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: The Arrowhead Gallery, 68 E. Tabernacle Street, St. George
  • Admission: Free to the public

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1 Comment

  • .... October 4, 2016 at 2:27 pm

    Looking forward to the art show this will be a wonderful gathering of friends and family. this will be very exciting. .for all those involved in making this possible. .thank you all

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