Friday, October 14, 2011

Hooshang's work shown in Mass., Fla., Ruston

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Ruston artist Hooshang Khorasani is continuing his busy year of exhibitions with gallery and museum events in Florida and Massachusetts approaching, as well as the local Holiday Arts Tour in Ruston.

A three-painting set of 6x6-inch abstracts will be featured Oct. 7-15 in Tallahassee's 621 Gallery, and two 36x36-inch abstracts will be in Attleboro (Mass.) Arts Museum from Oct. 14 to Nov. 5. The Ruston Arts Tour is scheduled for Nov. 18-20.

Gallery 621 will hold its 17th Annual Art Auction on Oct. 15 with Hooshang's "Fall Series" as one of the items. The preview party and Silent Auction will run from 5:30-7 p.m. with the live auction beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Silent Auction starts Oct. 7. The gallery is celebrating is 30th anniversary this year and is committed to bringing contemporary art, artists, ideas and programs to the Tallahassee area as well as the North Florida and South Georgia regions.

The Attleboro event will begin Oct. 14 with a Spotlight Exhibition that kicks off with an opening reception from 6-7:30 p.m. The live portion of the 20th Benefit Art Auction will follow on Nov. 5 with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. For online auction bidding, visit Hooshang's paintings are titled "Color Storm XXII" and "Color Storm Symphony III."

Ruston's 2011 Holiday Arts Tour will begin Friday, Nov. 18, at 4 p.m. with an Art Crawl through downtown Ruston and some of the surrounding artist studios, including Hooshang Studio at 1001 Cedar Creek Road. Hooshang Studio and other sites will also be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 19-20.

"This is a wonderful time for everyone to drop by my studio to see the artwork up close and personal," Hooshang said. "Plus, it will give all the tour participants and the artists a chance to interact with each other."

In addition to original abstracts, Hooshang offers several other genres, including limited-edition prints, florals, figuratives, running horses, landscapes and still lifes.

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