Le Mars Arts Center Featuring Oil Paintings Exhibit By Andrew Peters


(Le Mars) — The Le Mars Arts Center is currently showcasing an exhibit featuring the art work of Andrew Peters. Nancy Thoma serves as the president of the Le Mars Arts Center and says Peters grew up in Council Bluffs area and typically likes to feature landscape scenes along with wildlife.

Most of the paintings of Peters featured at the Le Mars Arts Center showcase mountains and bird wildlife, but there is one exception, and that exception is a familiar scene to many people residing in Plymouth County. Peters has painted a scene featuring the famous Tonsfeldt Round Barn, now seen at the
Plymouth County Fairgrounds.

Featured in the painting of the round barn are a herd of Hereford cattle grazing near the barn, as well as birds flying above the barn. Peters uses oil paints and focuses on specific detail. Thoma says one reason why the artist chooses to feature wildlife is because Peters is a conservationist.

An artist reception is scheduled for this coming Thursday evening at the Le Mars Arts Center, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Thoma says many of the featured paintings are for sale if anybody would like to collect original artwork.

The collection of paintings by Andrew Peters will remain on exhibit at the Le Mars Arts Center through September 30th.