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Progress Energy Art Gallery exhibit features artists who dabble in myth, religion

This is Nyx — Goddess of Night by Natalie Roberts.

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This is Nyx — Goddess of Night by Natalie Roberts.

Progress Energy Art Gallery reaches for the moon and the stars in "Myth, Mystery and Religion," an exhibit of work by 11 area artists that opens today with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m.

Subjects include Seraphim, the highest rank of angel in Christianity; Mari, the Basque goddess who controls weather; and Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty.

Featured artists include painter-muralist Justin Giacobbi, spiritual artist Eva Berman, pastel artist Natalie Roberts, and painter-sculptor Samantha Churchill.

Ms. Berman was born in Germany and studied oil painting in New York. Ms. Roberts concentrates on mythological paintings of goddesses inspired by photographs she stages with her husband, Brian.

Ms. Churchill studied art in Italy and has shown paintings throughout the state.

Also exhibiting are Mimi Jozwiak, Elizabeth Cardina, Jorge Perez-Rubio, Alex Giraldez, Jeff Svajklenka, Lyndon Scheeren and Sergio Vittorio Flores.

If you go

What: Myth, Mystery and Religion

Where: Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey

When: Reception 6 to 9 p.m. today; exhibit open noon to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays through Nov. 28.

Admission: Free

Progress Energy Art Gallery exhibit features artists who dabble in myth, religion 10/01/09 [Last modified: Thursday, October 1, 2009 4:03pm]
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