Robert Stark was the recipient of the Belin Arts Scholarship in 1988. He is a painter who uses a multitude of vibrant color palettes to create various works. His paintings have been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Phillips Collection, the Cheekwood Fine Arts Center and the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. Additionally, Robert’s paintings have traveled to over one hundred and forty world capitals as part of the State Department’s Art in the Embassies program.
Elizabeth Major Stark is from Augusta, Georgia and attended Oberlin College. She then earned her graduate degrees in music and law at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. After law school, Elizabeth worked in the New Mexico State Attorney General’s Office. She also served as Director of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Appeals Division and later retired as Assistant Attorney General in 2002. Additionally, Elizabeth has been a full-time painter for twenty years, working on oils on a larger scale and studies in pastel and graphite. His works exhibited in the Small Works Gallery will be a series completed over the past two years.
The exhibition will begin with an opening reception on Friday, June 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. and will continue until Friday, August 5. The Waverly Small Works Gallery is a project of the F. Lammot Belin Arts Foundation, whose mission is to provide a venue for artists to display their works and promote appreciation of art. The Gallery will be open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment.