Shrewsbury – The Gallery at Shrewsbury Crossings, 311 Main St., will host the Artist Guild of Shrewsbury's annual juried exhibition to kick off the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival. The public is welcome to attend an artist reception Friday, Sept. 26, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. to meet the artists, enjoy live music and libations.
Artist Sid Solomon is the juror for this exhibition and will choose best in show, runner up, third place and two honorable mentions. Solomon has a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from Clark University in Worcester and studied toward his graduate degree at Ohio University, Corcoran School of Art, and Florida State University. He later earned his Ph.D. in theory and criticism from the University of Georgia.
The Artist Guild of Shrewsbury is dedicating this show to founder Fay Morrison who unexpectedly passed away in June. Morrison was a lifelong educator who never stopped learning herself.? She loved the arts and concentrated on painting in watercolors. She attended art workshops each year with friends and traveled with art groups to France and Italy.
Shrewsbury Crossings offers assisted living and the Harbor Program of care for those with Alzheimer's disease and other memory impairments. The community is operated by Benchmark Senior Living, based in Wellesley.