'Looking up' exhibit in Gallery 121 until April 6

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will host the exhibit “Looking Up” by James Veenstra beginning on March 19 and ending on April 6 in Gallery 121.

The work is a variety of mixed media pieces.  Veenstra is an art instructor at Mountain Empire Community College and UVa-Wise. He studied art at Illinois College and Hoffberger School of Art at the Maryland Art Institute. Veenstra’s murals are displayed in private residences, institutions, and commercial spaces internationally, such as the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and The Harborplace in Baltimore. He has also appeared on HGTV’s Dreambuilders program.

Normal gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.