BUCKHANNON — The Infamous Art Collective hosted the newest gallery installment, titled, “We’ve Got Issues” on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 38 East Main Street in Buckhannon. The event served as a fine art exhibition and a masquerade ball, where those in attendance could dress up in flashy masks and whimsical outfits.
Hibbs described the installment by saying, “Hidden behind ourselves, deep within, we lurk. The real you, the real me. Daily we suit up in our defenses. Masked and ready, we face our demons. These battles fought are rarely witnessed, but The Infamous Art Collective invited everyone to join us because ‘We’ve Got Issues.”
The Infamous Art Collective boasts the skill of local artists: Rachal Mercado, Heather Coleman, Danielle Coleman, Stacy McLaughlin, Julie Bettis, Ava Hibbs, Sara Golden, Alice-Gervais, Jennifer Walsh, George Walsh, Holt Thomas, Jon Benjamin, Abigail Benjamin, Max Stewart, Christina Hooker, Ryan Spangenberg, Ryan Zirk, Sailah CreelFox Hill, Eric Bee, Sherri Butler, Alan Stephens, Emily Stephens, MaeKenzie Caroline, Lori Gould, Sonja Snyder, Brittani Kosan, Orryah Wagner, Tehya Kurtz, Christine Keller, Tim Hibbs and The Infamous Band.
“Our continued success is because of you. We love our community and thank you for all your support,” expressed owner Sasha Hibbs.
Those present celebrated in style! Attendees heard the musical delights of Brasstaxx. In addition to the musical entertainment, everyone was charmed by the blazing spectacles of stunning fire dancers from Out of the Ashes, Fire and Flow Arts. Also housed in the Blaxxmith Shop for the event was Reiki Guru Terry Ingram. The owners provided free hors d’oeuvres and drinks.
The fine art exhibition will be running through August 27. Anyone interested can check the gallery’s Facebook page for open dates. The next fine art exhibition will be Saturday, August 27 6 p.m., and will be themed, “Selling My Soul for a Decent Price.”