Works By Artists With Disabilities Featured At Ellington Farman Library

Our Butterfly is a group painting made by artists at The Resource Center’s Day Habilitation Program on Fluvanna Avenue in Jamestown.

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Artwork created by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in The Resource Center’s Creations Art Program are on display at the Ellington Farman Library.

The art is being showcased in the library’s community room display case and will be on exhibit for the month of May. Nine paintings and several ceramic pieces are featured. All of the artwork was made by people who participate in The Resource Center’s Creations Art Program. The artists created their works at TRC’s Day Habilitation Programs located on Jones & Gifford Avenue, Fluvanna Avenue and Harris Avenue in Jamestown. The majority of the artwork is for sale.

Cherry Blossom by Grace Ribaudo is on display at the library

“The Ellington Farman Library reached out to the Creations Art Program and offered a wonderful opportunity for the artists of The Resource Center to share their talents with the community. This is the first time the art program is showcasing at the Farman Library,” said Susan Gutierrez, TRC’s art instructor. “The artists as well as myself are so grateful to the wonderful people at the Ellington Farman Library to offer a new place for their artwork to be shared with the community.”

The library, located at 760 Thornton Road in Ellington, is open from 11:00 to 7:00 Monday through Thursday and 10:00 to 1:00 Saturdays. The library is closed Fridays and Sundays. For more information about the exhibit, phone The Resource Center at 483-2344.