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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

OOPS Art Show ~ Thurston Art Gallery ~ October 25 thru November 29, 2009

OOPS Art Show for the Yopp's Meeting House Fundraiser
October 25 - November 28, 2009
328 Peru Road
Sneads Ferry,NC 28460

Thurston Art Gallery is a quaint building with some history itself... orininally an old church built in 1939.

15 Onslow County artists from the plein air painting group OOPS (Onslow Outdoor Painters Society) gathered to paint the historical Yopp's Meeting House est in 1813 as a fundraiser.

Several of those 15 artists attended the opening reception for the exhibit last Sunday, October 25th. Pictured LtoR: Pat Boni, Steve Lambert, Donna Tyree, Earl Tyree, Tom McKenny, Bernie Rosage Jr., Karen Crenshaw, Sherry Thurston (artist and owner of Thurston Art Gallery), Mitchell and Penny Morton. Not pictured: Kassiane Patselas, Dean Remington, Stephen Greer Sr., Patrick Raynor, and Patsy Lain.

Various photos from the opening reception...

Mitchell and Penny... GRINNING!

Sherry Thurston

Tom McKenny

Mitchell Morton

Bernie Rosage Jr.

Karen Crenshaw

Pat Boni

Donna and Earl Tyree

Kassiane Patselas

Steve Lambert
A special thanks to Sherry's son Josh, who did a GREAT job diplaying the paintings.

Great art...
Great cause...
we just NEED you!
Proceeds from the purchase of these paintings
will go to the Friends of the Yopp's Meeting House
for much needed repairs on the historic building.
Thank you in advance...

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