A public reception on Friday,
October 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wiley Art Gallery
will mark the opening of, a show featuring the work
of artist Deb Weld.
Deb has sold her work and taught others to paint for
thirty years. Until recently, she operated a framing
business in Elkhart, Indiana. Her art is found in
collections across the United States and Great
Britain. In 2013, she closed her shop and moved to
Bedford to continue her adventures.
Deb’s spirited observations of nature contribute to
a down-to-earth style that celebrates the beauty
around us. Her goal in painting is to awaken
passion—playful, peaceful, or nostalgic. She
believes art should refresh our spirits.
Although semi-retired, Deb conducts art programs and
private classes in pen and ink, watercolor, and oil
painting. She also enjoys gardening, cooking, and
playing the guitar. She and her husband Red are
often busy exploring southern Indiana with their two
During all seasons the Lawrence County Art
Association welcomes new members who have an
interest in the arts. No matter the level of skill,
talent, and experience.
may display and sell their work in five different
Lawrence County locations. The group offers classes
and workshops, with a photography workshop planned
for later this year. Afternoon painting sessions
each Thursday are open to the public to learn,
paint, or observe, beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the
The Wiley Art Gallery is located at 14th and J
Streets in downtown Bedford. Hours are Thursdays and
Fridays 1 to 6 pm and Saturdays 10 am to 1 pm. The
Wiley Art Center is located at 14th and J Streets in
downtown Bedford. Hours are Thursdays and Fridays 1
to 5 pm and Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm. The Rose
Brenner show will be in place through August 19th.