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The Pump House Features Juneteenth Art in Chillicothe


Chillicothe — The Pump House Center for the Arts had their opening night Thursday, featuring quilts and a competitive art show, in their “Creative Artist Event.”

It was the first of three Juneteenth events this month in Chillicothe. Learn more in my story on the opening, which includes three videos focusing on the artists and the symbolism in their art.


– Samples of the Show

The audience focuses on the introduction to the opening of the “Juneteenth” show.
Paintings, quilts, mixed media, and more.
The judge’s bio and list of awards in the show.
“We Are People,” a collage.
“Run My Precious, Run.” Hear artist Damianne Fischer about this in the interview video.
A quilt in the form of an African war shield.
“Untitled Candlestand #2”
At the top of the loft stairs.
“Stuart Beverly Artwork & Portraits” are a sideline show in the mezzanine.
A closeup of Beverly’s portraits.
Quilts are significant part of the art show.
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Raised in Ross County, Bearcat class of '87 at Paint Valley. Wrote a column on history and historic preservation for the Chillicothe Gazette right out of high school, then a bachelors in Journalism in the OU class of '91. After starting my one-man company "Intrepid Heritage Services" in Columbus in 1997 to offer historical research, tours, and talks, I retuned to Ross County in 2003. Have been working as a radio programmer and reporter at Clear Channel / iHeart Media Southern Ohio. Started working with the Scioto Post June 27th, 2023.


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