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Mindful paintings in 'States of Mind' exhibit at Chambersburg Council for the Arts

August 20, 2014

Public Opinion, Chambersburg, Pa.



Aug. 20--CHAMBERSBURG -- A three centuries old barn in Chester Springs has become a serene visual escape for Shippensburg artist Erin Mills.

Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2010, Mills turned her art into therapy.

"Painting became an escape for me and a way to process everything I was going through," she said.

Mills' artwork and that of retired art teacher Rebecca Pollard Myers will be on display Aug. 22 through Oct. 31 in The Council for the Arts latest exhibit, "States of Mind: Paintings by Erin Mills and Rebecca Myers."

A meet-the-artists reception in the gallery at 159 S. Main St. will be from 5 to 7 p.m.Sept. 5 (First Friday in downtown Chambersburg).

Other viewing hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. For more information, call 264-6883.

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Visit York Daily Record's FlipSide site at www.flipsidepa.com/region#chambersburg to find more entertainment this week on FlipSide:

--Franklin County Courthouse featured on PCN Network

--Boonsboro, Md.'s, Spudfest

--Annual jazz afternoon at Renfrew Park, Waynesboro

--Arendtsburg's Fiesta

--C&O Canal Days in Williamsport, Md.

--Events calendar, outdoor concerts, bridge and bingo games and more

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