"L'etranger", diptych , oil on canvas, Talbot Hopkins' Painting for Artport 2012, Shreveport, a photo by trudeau on Flickr.
An exhibit of over 90 local and regional artists' work has been installed at Shreveport Regional Airport as part of the Airport Authority's 60th anniversary celebration, says Mark Crawford.
The reception is Thurs, Feb 9 from 6:00-9:00pm. Free admission; validated parking.
As one of the only revolving public art displays located in an airport setting in America, more than 1,000 people are expected to attend. The 2012 show is the fourteenth installment at the airport.
A silent auction of artists and celebrity art tiles benefits the Deaf Action Center.
Artport will occupy the bottom floor and upper atrium area of Shreveport Regional Airport for the evening.
Live entertainment by The Matthew Davidson Band from 6 - 9 pm, hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.