Artist open studio at the Added Touch Gallery, Erie

Posted Online: April 17, 2014, 12:31 pm
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Karen and Doreen Vroman will be hosting an artist open studio at the Added Touch Gallery, 8549 Spring Hill Road in rural Erie. This four day "Art Experience", featuring experienced artists, will be held May 1-3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and May 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Betty Murphy of Orion, IL will be exhibiting 3-D art. Showing quilted items is Sandra Henning from Janesville, Wl. Doreen Vroman, a wildlife painter from Erie, IL, will show her work done in gouache. And Karen Vroman win exhibit her contemporary watercolors and collages. These four artists have 130 years of creative experience between them.
There will be light refreshments and door prizes. Call Karen 309-659-2851 for directions.


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1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
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