September 24, 2023


Arts Eternal

Chanute Art Gallery displaying Oswego artist’s quilt | News

CHANUTE — The Chanute Art Gallery is enthusiastic to present an exhibit of artwork with a pleasurable, summer vibe as Cheryel Cross of Oswego is sharing a few examples of her quilted artwork.

Cross did not start off quilting until right after she retired from a occupation in nursing.

In addition to sewing in her pleased spot, her quilting room, she enjoys riding motorcycles, is a seasoned traveler, and participating in with her puppy, Daisy.

Lots of of her quilts display her sense of humor, which she shares with her brother, Bob Cross, a Chanute artist.

Bobby Huffman’s birdhouses also are on display. Huffman grew up in Chanute in an creative home.

He has designed a effective profession in artwork, though he now alternates concerning residences in Webb Metropolis, Missouri, and St. Petersburg, Florida.


His birdhouses are handcrafted, wooden-themed folk art and normally have found objects.

On display screen is a part of the Bobby Huffman birdhouse assortment of Sharla Ports. T

he Ports’ house is decorated in seasonal themes featuring some of Sharla’s large collection of about 100 Huffman pieces, which she has been collecting for pretty much three many years.

This exhibit opened on June 7 and will close on July 9. Admission is no cost at the gallery having said that, donations are always appreciated.

The Chanute Artwork Gallery, 17 North Lincoln, is open Tuesday by Saturday from midday to 4 p.m. or by appointment.