Two lake-area women will have their original art featured as part of an exhibit in a Springfield, Mo., gallery in October.

An artist reception will be held Oct. 1, featuring work from local artists Louise Thies, of Roach, and Lyn Phariss, of Macks Creek, for “WAM: Women artists of the Midwest” exhibit at Hawthorn Galleries in downtown Springfield.


Two lake-area women will have their original art featured as part of an exhibit in a Springfield, Mo., gallery in October.
An artist reception will be held Oct. 1, featuring work from local artists Louise Thies, of Roach, and Lyn Phariss, of Macks Creek, for “WAM: Women artists of the Midwest” exhibit at Hawthorn Galleries in downtown Springfield.
Thies’ work, “Red and Gold,” and Phariss’ work, “Shot of Red Eye,” both oil on canvas paintings will be featured as part of this exhibit, along with work from six other midwest, women artists.
The reception will be from 6-10 p.m. at the gallery, located at 214 E. Walnut Street, in the Historic Walnut Street District, in downtown Springfield.