Business: Kingfisher Art Co. coming to West Lofts in downtown Rome. New Rabbit’s Nest opens Monday. Development authority meets Tuesday.

Business: Kingfisher Art Co. coming to West Lofts in downtown Rome. New Rabbit’s Nest opens Monday. Development authority meets Tuesday.

Ignacio Michaud exhibit coming to Rome.

A new art gallery, Kingfisher Art Co. created by Rome resident Cameron Federal Cook, opens Nov. 6, with an Opening Reception 5 until 7 p.m. in the West Lofts building at 9 E. Second Ave.

The first rotating exhibit will feature paintings by Ignacio Michaud, alongside art from the gallery’s permanent collection of local and regional artists, including the onsite open studio of local artist Russell Cook. The artist-run space will host permanent and rotating art exhibits, live music performances, art classes, workshops, art parties, and special events. It will be available to rent for events.

Michaud, born in Chile in 1979,  is a contemporary painter. He received his BFA from Universidad Católica de Chile. His work has been exhibited in multiple group exhibitions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Baltimore, Brooklyn, and Atlanta among other cities. He lives and works in Atlanta.

The opening reception for the Michaud exhibit is Nov. 6 from 5 until 7 p.m.;  the exhibit runs through Dec. 23.   The gallery is handicap accessible, and will be open Thursday- Saturday noon until 6 p.m., and Wednesday evenings 5 until 8. For more.


The return is Monday. Hometown photo

The Rome Floyd County Development Authority is scheduled to meet Tuesday, October 19 at 10:00 am in the boardroom located at 800 Broad Street, Suite 102.

 

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