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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Huebner named artist of the month

  • The public is invited to an opening reception on Friday, Dec. 7, from 5-7 p.m. to view an exhibit of original art created by local artist Gene Huebner.
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  • The public is invited to an opening reception on Friday, Dec. 7, from 5-7 p.m. to view an exhibit of original art created by local artist Gene Huebner.
    The opening reception will be held at The Centre, Rolla’s Health and Wellness Complex located at 1200 N. Holloway St., and will provide the public with an opportunity to meet Huebner, learn more about his art and view his one-man exhibit.
    The reception is free and open to the public. Huebner’s exhibit will be on display throughout the month of December.
    Financial support for the event has been partially provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support was provided by the members of Arts Rolla.
    For more information about the exhibit, contact Arts Rolla at 573-364-5539.
    About the artist
    Huebner is a regional artist with an eye for bold color and strong lines. The artist shares his subject matter with vivid colors and often utilizes the contrast of light and darkness to draw the viewer to study the complex themes presented in his work.
    The exhibit contains over 40 works in acrylic, oil and mixed media. There are both 2-D and 3-D pieces in the exhibit sharing a vast array of subjects.
    Huebner is well known in mid-Missouri and has had works displayed in various galleries throughout the Midwest.
    He recently had pieces juried into the “Pure Enjoyment” exhibit at The Creamery Arts Center located in Springfield, Mo., and also had work juried into the 25th Annual Arts Rolla Juried Exhibit.
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