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“Song of the House Where We Live” by John York Art Exhibit Opening

July 10, 2018


Press Release
For Immediate Release
July 10, 2018
        
 
“Song of the House Where We Live” by John York Art Exhibit Opening
Gallery Main Street’s fine art exhibit, “Song the House Where We Live” solo show by John York will host a free opening reception for the public on Saturday, July 14 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Gallery, located at 110 W. Erwin St.
John Randall York was born in Tyler and has lived here most of his life. His grandfather, Henry York, was a photographer in Smith County in the early 1900s, travelling by horse and buggy. York was educated in Tyler public schools, attended Tyler Junior College and received a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from The University of Texas at Tyler. He has also designed giftware for Fitz & Floy, Lenox, The Hamilton Collection and S & D Fine Collectibles (sold in Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Walt Disney World and Bloomingdale’s) and has illustrated five books for Gregory Miller, an author/teacher from Pittsburgh, PA.
The Gallery opening will coincide with “Hit the Bricks,” a Second Saturday event organized by Visit Tyler. The event will feature a variety of activities throughout the central Downtown area, details can be found at http://visittyler.com/secondsaturday/ .
“In addition to enjoying the Gallery opening and Second Saturday, we invite our guests to make it a complete evening by enjoying drinks and dining at our variety of Downtown Tyler restaurants and bars,” said Amber Rojas, Main Street manager.
Information on Gallery Main Street hours and rules for entering the exhibit jury process can be found at www.DowntownTylerArts.com or by calling (903) 593-6905.
 
 
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About Gallery Main Street
Gallery Main Street is a project of the City of Tyler Main Street Department in cooperation with the volunteers of the Downtown Tyler Arts Coalition. The Gallery opens a new juried exhibit approximately every eight weeks.



 
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