This blog reports events and interesting tidbits from Rensselaer, Indiana and the surrounding area.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Fendig at the Fendig

The current exhibit at the Fendig Gallery in the Carnegie Center is from their permanent collection and consists mostly of works by Lillian Fendig (1912-1985). She was born and educated in England, where she met Ralph Fendig of Rensselaer during WWII. She moved to Rensselaer in 1948 and was active in the Indiana art scene. Among the works on display is are eight from an 11 picture series that she did in 1970 for the fiftieth anniversary of Rensselaer's Kappa Kappa Kappa sorority. They were displayed in Grants Fashion after the anniversary. Given by Orpha Grant to Tri-Kappa, Tri-Kappa in turn donated them to the Prairie Arts Council.

The exhibit is on display until June 12 but the gallery is open only on Tuesday afternoons from noon until four. The reception for this exhibit is Friday, May 22 at 6:30.

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