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Pemberville’s For the Love of Art Committee will present this year’s show/art walk Saturdays Feb.14 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Area high school students and graduates of the past three years have been invited to enter this year’s show, which will be held at the Pemberville Opera House. Entry forms are available from area high school art instructors, or by contacting Cindy Lohrbach at 419-287-3876 or

Entries will be accepted Sunday Feb. 8 from 1 to 4 pm at the Pemberville Opera House, located on the corner of Front and Main streets. Local businesses will be hosting artists and offering their windows/store fronts for those wishing to display. Local artists confirmed for this year’s event include Janet Davies, watercolors; Wilma Ablett, mixed media; Kelsey Rollins, photography; Laurie Dembicki, knitted felted purses; Mike Sayen, pen art; Sue Stewart, acrylics; Pat Rollins, glass art; Tara Hubbard, handbag art; Connie Vorraber, mixed media; Helen Hoover, wax art; Steve Horne, wood intarsia; Debbie Walters, photography; author Jim Mollenkopf; author/illustrator Stacey Gabel/Richard Neuman; and John Current, mixed media.

Those wishing to display their artwork should contact exhibit coordinator Todd Sheets at 419-287-3274.

Elementary/Preschool artwork will also be displayed at the Pemberville Public Library. Those interested in this portion of the show should contact director Jane Kohlenberg at 419-287-4012. Musicians will showcase their artistic talents, including Irish flute and piano, in the gallery throughout the show. Interested musicians should contact Carol Moore at 419-287-3239 to schedule performance opportunities.

New to this year’s event will be a Coffee Gallery, located in the heart of downtown Pemberville, where guests and artists will be able to share conversation and coffee.

The event will also feature “Works of Snowmen Art” throughout the downtown area.

Pemberville’s For the Love of Art is sponsored by the Pemberville Opera House and local businesses committed to supporting and promoting the arts.

The creative works of high school students and recent alumni will be on display at the Pemberville Opera House as part of this year’s “For the Love of Art” event Feb. 14 and 21.





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