MIDDLEBORO — Hometown America and the Oak Point Art Association hosted their second annual Summer Arts Affair on June 29th.   

Relatives, friends and homeowners were invited to enjoy the artwork of 26 member artists. The festive evening featured Roy Campbell on the piano. Doreen Lang, General Manager of Oak Point in Middleboro, said "this is one of my favorite events wherein the artwork of such talented artists is available for other residents to enjoy."

A collection 69 pieces of artwork in various mediums included the work of Shirley Commesso, John Crutchfield, Sue Dalton, Sheila DiIulis, Gail Dowd, Nancy Emerson, Warren Emerson, Joanne Fitzgerald, Marge Freeman, Marilyn Greene, Janet Ilmonen, Janice Johnson, Nancy Kelly, Bunny McLaughlin, Tom O'Connor, Jim O'Donnell, Mary Pacella, Mike Palmer, John Schmidt, Linda Singer, Max Verga, Phyllis Vincent, Cheryle Ward, A. Douglas Wauchope, Bob Weikel and Stephen Williams. 

Dottie Weikel, Event Coordinator, said "guests commented on the wide range of medium, from oils, acrylic and watercolor to ink, pencil and colored pencil as well as mixed media, computer art, scratchboard, photography, glicee prints and quilts." Guests were bound to find a piece of artwork that caught their eye'.

This event was dedicated to Art Association past president Allen Bradford, who past away in April. His enthusiasm and love of art was an inspiration to all members as well as guest artists.

Nancy Emerson, Interim President of the Oak Point Art Association, said "this is the fifth time the association, as a group, has exhibited their work. It seems like our artists just keep getting better and better."