Wide eyes and a deep inhale, we breathe in air of Convention. You can smell dusty vintage, plastic of brand new, sweat, perfume, energy drinks and popcorn. The sounds of a thousand voices mingle together to form a static buzz that floats in the air pumping you up with excitement.
Your Turn is being held at the Blue Sky Gallery on 8 North Main Street downtown. It will run from February 1st to March 1st. Both opening and closing receptions will run from 6-10pm. The closing will feature a creative “inspirational potluck” where everyone is encouraged to bring something that inspires them. Think of it as food for the mind.
In the other room I find a more subtle piece has drawn the attention of a small crowd. Feeling more confident and having enjoyed a glass of wine I make my way to the back of the crowd. This piece is a mucky brown green with a shape coming through. It’s not so obvious at first which is my initial reason to stare closer. After a moment I realize “Hey that’s a shirt!”