Selections Exhibit Opens Friday at Newport Arts Center

Library Arts Center director Kate Niboli hangs a colorful painting by artist Rebecca Gottesman as she prepares for this year’s Selections Exhibit that opens February 5 in the Library Arts Center Gallery in Newport. The opening reception will be Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Exhibits and openings are free and open to the public.  Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to  4 p.m. The Selections Exhibit will be on display through March 18.

Artists selected for the show include:

  • Sally Wellborn, Cornish, NH – collage and gouache
  • Susan Lirakis, Center Sandwich, NH – black and white photography
  • Robert O’Brien AWS, NWS, Perkinsville, VT – watercolor
  • Judty Laliberte, Quechee, VT – watercolor
  • Betsy Derrick, Hanover, NH – oil painting
  • Tom Pirozzoli, Goshen, NH – oil painting, interior and exteriors scenes
  • Rebecca Gottesman, Norwich, VT – paintings
  • Phyllis Hofman, Canterbury, NH – mixed media sculpture

The Library Arts Center, which has served the region as a community cultural center since 1967, is located at 58 N. Main Street in Newport, New Hampshire. The gallery is located in the former carriage house of the historic mansion occupied by the Richards Free Library, across the street from the Newport Town Common. For more information, call (603)-863-3040 or visit

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