Second Friday to showcase Chrome

R-H Staff

OXFORD — The Oxford Community Arts Center will showcase Chrome’s debut performance during Second Friday, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 9.

The Second Friday event begins at 6 p.m. with two exhibit openings; HOXIE – Three Generations of Photography and Miami University Art Museum Docents — Textiles And Fiber Arts.

Chrome, consists of music educators who also perform together professionally. Included in the group are Mike Marston on steel pans, Madeline Marston also on steel pans, TJ Pearson on keyboard, and Alex McIntosh on drum set.

Chrome’s performance will include styles from the Caribbean, jazz, and rock. They may even play a Disney tune or two. Sit down and relax or get on your feet and dance.

Miami University Art Museum Docents (volunteer guides/teachers) are folks who love art and meet regularly to learn more and share their knowledge and passion with others of all ages.

HOXIE – Three Generations of Photography represents three generations of Hoxies as photographers and artists. George Richmond Hoxie (1907-1984) opened his studio in the late 40s and become a well-known Oxford and Miami portrait photographer and artist, submitting his artwork worldwide and gaining significant recognition. This selection of original photographs covers his many years, styles and themes — all in black and white.

Beth Dornan Hoxie became an artist-photographer in 1977 after marrying George’s son, Monty. Her photographs represent her love of black and white including themes from travel, botanicals, and landscapes. She is also including several color prints of her more recent work.

Alex Hoxie, grandson, and son, is a Detroit- based photographer and cinematographer. His work represents his love of portraiture and cityscapes, some with creative digital applications.

This exhibition runs March 9 through April 6 and will be the featured art at OCAC’s The Art of Black and White Gala.

Second Friday is a free, monthly community event. This celebration of the arts features live music, new visual exhibits, and a tasty opening reception. OCAC’s third floor studio artists host Open Studios, and the Art Shop is open from 5:30-9 p.m.

The Oxford Community Arts Center is located at 10 S. College Avenue, in Oxford. For additional information contact the offices at 513-524-8506, email, or visit their website at Office hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 p.m.

R-H Staff