The Village Gallery welcomes guest artist Pappy Khouri for the month of December. A reception will be held Saturday, December 12 from 2:00 to 5 :00 PM at the Gallery.
Long before coming to Oriental in 2007, Pappy Khouri has been involved with art. He has admired it, collected it, participated in the design and construction of art facilities, and recruited art students but the one thing he did not do before coming to Oriental was create his own works of art.
His first involvement with the Village Gallery was as a member of the construction crew. These volunteers developed the interior design, built the kiosks, painted the interior, installed the lighting, and made repairs. After the completion of the gallery he continued to assist in hanging shows and maintained the lighting.
“This exhibit is about places I have been and people I have met. I want to thank the special friends who encouraged me to create. So I hope folks enjoy my whimsy. I certainly have had fun with it!”
The Gallery is located at 300 Hodges Street in Oriental, NC . The gallery’s display changes frequently with different artists and works presented.