The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall will feature artwork by Steve Mountz and his mother, Lois Mountz. The "Mother and Son Artists" show will run from Saturday until July 27.
Steve is a graduate of Youngstown State University in fine arts and art education. He is the art and computer graphics instructor at West Branch High School. He works with watercolors, acrylics and ink. He creates nature-related works with interweaving of rocks, trees, birds and other wonders of nature.
Lois has widely exhibited her works in watercolor, acrylics and oil. Her paintings are in collections throughout the United States and Europe. Her subject matter is usually nature related, especially flowers and birds. Among the many shows she has been in, she was involved in Yankee Peddler and Boston Mills Art Festival. She just recently retired as a gallery owner. Lois is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and studied in the graduate art department at YSU.
Gallery hours are from 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays, 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. All exhibits are free and open to the public.