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Senior Circle to display students art


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Senior Circle’s art class students will be displaying their work from the drawing and portraiture classes taught by member Sherry Witt. The exhibit opens at 2 p.m. today, and light refreshments will be served. It will be held in the back room, which may be inaccessible at times.

After today, you may wish to call ahead at 623-2311 to make sure you can get in. The exhibit ends Dec. 8.

Sherry has a Bachelor of Arts in Art Education from Western New Mexico University. She earned her master’s degree in fine arts from the Institute of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. She worked as a graphic and jewelry designer before beginning a career in teaching. She taught fine arts in New Mexico public schools, Oregon College of Art and Western New Mexico University.

She has studied with well-known artists including master landscape painter Kevin McPherson, official sculptress of Cuba Rosa Estebanz, impressionist American-Russian painter Ovanes Berberian, nationally known artist C.W. Mundy and forensic sculptress Betty Pat Gatliff. Her artwork has been exhibited in the Instituto de Bellas Arts in Juarez, the Museum of El Paso, the Museum of Albuquerque, Eastern New Mexico University, New Mexico State University, College of Santa Fe and the Governor’s Gallery in Santa Fe.

Senior Circle is in the Wilshire Center, 2801 N. Main St., Suite D, next door to Family Dollar. The organization is a resource of Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

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