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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Gallery to celebrate art scholarship winners

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  • Kyle Houseman and David Montelongo, 2014 recipients of the "Ericka J. Stucky Scholarship for Continuing Education in Art," will be honored Thursday evening, July 17, 6 to 8 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. Selected pieces of their art will be on display in the main gallery.
    Carriage Factory Art Gallery annually awards an art scholarship to a Newton High School senior who has interest in pursuing a career in art. Montelongo and Houseman will share about themselves and their plans for the future.
    Live music for the evening will be performed by the band "Outside the Walls," and refreshments will be served. The event is free to the public. For more information, call the gallery at 284-2749.
    Carriage Factory Art Gallery is housed in the two-story carriage factory founded in 1883 by J.J. Krehbiel, co-founder of Bethel College. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The gallery offers art for sale by a variety of Kansas and regional artists. Workshops for adults and children are offered throughout the year. The facilities and adjacent park are available for rent for birthdays, weddings and other special occasions.

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