OPEN RECEPTION RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH 2 to MARCH 9 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER ON MARCH 2.
Franklin Street Gallery and Gift Shop will host an artist reception for Artist, Andrew LaVere on Friday, March 9, 5 – 8 PM. The public is welcome to meet LaVere at the reception and view his work throughout the month of March.
Andrew LaVere is an artist living and working in Elmira, NY. His art ranges from pencil and charcoal sketches to oils and other materials.
Andrew won the “People’s Choice” award at the Elmira Street Painting Festival for his portrait of John F. Kennedy, and a "Judges Choice" award at the same festival for his rendering of a Great Panda. A selection of his sketches was recently featured in a show at Community Arts of Elmira, and his work has been shown at The Arts of the Southern Finger Lakes in Corning, NY.
Andrew has finished four art courses at Corning Community College, and is currently looking forward to working with stained glass. Andrew’s work reflects his unique vision of the world around him; as an artist with Autism, he truly speaks through his art, and enjoys sharing his skills with others.