Local artist Harry Melroy is the featured artist now through July 29 at the Mansfield Art Center. The retrospective of his career in art opened with a June 24 reception.
Melroy's paintings feature bizarre use of color yellow skies, red grass, purple trees. The show includes 140 paintings, drawings and sculptures. Melroy has titled it "Been There, Done That." He has donated a large painting to be raffled at the end of the exhibition.
For many years, Melroy taught art at Mohawk Local Schools. He is an adjunct professor in the art departments of Tiffin University, Heidelberg University and The University of Findlay.
He and his wife, Deborah, a ceramic artist, live in Sycamore.
"An Evening with Harry Melroy" is to feature a conversation with the artist 6:30- 8:30 p.m. July 19. A dessert and wine bar are to close the evening.
Reservations should be made by calling (419) 756-1700.
The exhibition runs 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. The Art Center is at 700 Marion Ave., Mansfield, and admission is free.