March leaves 'Impressions' at River Gallery - March 7-31

March leaves 'Impressions' at River Gallery - March 7-31

March 6th, 2014 by Staff Report in Chattnow Art

Mia Merlin's paintings, such as "Tree Swing," left, are characterized by excited brush strokes and luminous color.

Joe Parrott harmonizes the play between light and shadow in his oil paintings, which include "From the Bluff."

Yaffa and Jeff Todd produce glass pieces, that embrace nature with their flow of light and hue.

Photo by Contributed Photo/Times Free Press.

An opening reception for the March exhibit, "Impressions," will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 7, at River Gallery, 400 E. Second St. (Snow date is 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 8.)

This month's featured artists, who will be at the reception, are Mia Merlin of Georgia, Joe Parrott of Tennessee and husband-and-wife Jeff and Yaffa Todd of North Carolina.

"Impressions," which continues through March 31, showcases art inspired by the shift of light and color.

River Gallery is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. Admission is free.

For more information, call 423-265-5033, ext. 5, email or visit