Opening Reception At Sōmi Gallery

SŌMI Gallery welcomes guest artist Ariana Vaeth to the Third Room Sept. 8. An opening reception is planned for 4-6 pm.

Ariana Vaeth is a Baltimore-raised artist focused on contemporary narrative through self-portrait. In Standby, she presents intimate figurative pastels and oil paintings that reflect the spirit of friendship and camaraderie. The entanglement of tender interactions between friends, family and chosen-family in her work expresses a universal quality of community and affection.

Vaeth is a 2018 Emerging Artist Mary Nohl Fellow and received the gener8tor Art creative entrepreneurial grant. She also received a Wisconsin Visual Art Achievement Award and spent fall of 2021 in Door County at the Al & Mickey Quinlan studio and housing residency. Standby will run through Oct. 16.

SŌMI Gallery is located at 45 S 3rd Avenue, Sturgeon Bay.