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Joe Horton Exhibit At Mandel JCC’s Lyons Gallery Open To The Public

The Lyons Art Gallery at the Mandel JCC of Palm Beach Gardens is excited to welcome local artist Joe Horton. His exhibit will open on March 29th with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30, and his paintings will be on display every day from March 29- April 28. You don’t have to be a member of the JCC to view the exhibit and you don’t have to be an art major to appreciate his beautiful works of art. The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.

 

 

 

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 561-712 5216

5221 Hood Road     Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lyons Art Gallery at Mandel JCC

 

 

 

Presents an Artist Exhibit:

Joe Horton:

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Oil Paintings Encompassing a Wide Variety of Styles”

 

 

 


Opening Reception:

March 29, 2016

5:30 – 7:30 pm

Exhibit runs March 29-April 28, 2016

 

 

 

 

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Joe attended the College Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, and received a Bachelor of Music degree. Even during this time period, he felt that he should have been carrying a paint brush to school and not sheet music. After college, he was drafted into the Vietnam War, but he was deferred into the American Peace Corps where he spent six years teaching English in Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. It was during this time period that Horton received his first art instruction from a local teacher and presented his first exhibition.

 

 

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Continuing to study art at the Art Students’ League in New York City and at the National Academy of Design, he was awarded the Mayshark Scholarship at the League. After finishing up his studies, Horton opened up his own studio in Sante Fe, New Mexico. For the last twenty- five-years, his oil paintings of the Southwest have been exhibited there. In 1999, he exhibited a one-man show in Lake Worth on the landscapes of Key West. In 2012, he did another one-man show entitled “The Beauty of Man” which featured over 45 figurative male oil paintings. Once again he is doing another one man show entitled “Extremes – Lake Worth to Sante Fe.” The show, with 54 oil paintings will encompass a wide range of styles from impressionism to realism. The exhibit will feature paintings from his time living here in Florida and in New Mexico, as well as, paintings from his travels.

 

 

 

 

 

For more information on the Mandel JCC or this exhibit:

Visit our website at www.jcconline.com

Contact us at 561-712 5216

The address for this event is:

5221 Hood Road      Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418.

 

 

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