The Curt Bessette Art Gallery is located on the 1st floor of Main Library at 1786 Burlington Pike. It features work by regional and national artists as well as special, themed exhibits. The Community Art Wall inside the gallery gives local artists a chance to display their work for sale. Exhibits, and the work on the Community Art Wall, rotate every two months. To have your work considered for display, complete the Art Gallery Display Request Form.
Curt Bessette was a quiet child who spent many hours drawing and creating art of the people and scenes around him. As time passed his interest in art and talent for various artistic styles only grew until he became known by his peers as the Artist.
Mr. Bessette also served on the Boone County Public Library Board of Trustees from July 2016 to February 2017. Download Mr. Bessette's full bio.
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and their paths to freedom. Follow the link for more information about Through Darkness to Light.
Kathleen Piercefield has worked in the medium of printmaking since 2001, exploring traditional processes such as etching, linoleum block printing, monotype and collagraph.