Aspire’s iXpress Hosting Art Exhibit at Octagon Art Gallery

The artists of Aspire of Western New York will have their artwork on display at the Octagon Art Gallery in Westfield October 2 through October 30, 2015. There will be a special opening reception for the artists on Friday, October 2, from 6 – 8 pm. The reception is free of charge, and the public is cordially invited.
Aspire’s iXpress Arts Program is a unique opportunity for individuals with disabilities to express themselves through the creation of multi-dimensional art, music, language, and more. October’s Octagon exhibit will feature both representational and abstract works, utilizing paint, fiber, and mixed media. Artists included in the show are: Acacia Hagen, Harry Lavoice, Derek McCullor, Eric Morrison, JB Murphy, Laurinda Peterson, Amy Pring, Julie Reiman, Bret Schindler, Jon Staley, Heather Stevens, Steven Ray, Katie Spence, Henry Wesley, Josh White, and Sofia Zervos.
The Octagon Gallery is located in Westfield’s Patterson Library. The exhibit will be open to the public and available during regular library hours: Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9 to 5; and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 8. The library is closed Sundays.
For more information, call Sara Michalek, Art Facilitator at (716) 785-5085 or email

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