In the Blink of a Smile coming to gallery

Fleeting moments are the inspiration for a new art exhibit at the Harris-Warke gallery.

Fleeting moments are the inspiration for a new art exhibit at the Harris-Warke gallery.

In the Blink of a Smile showcases multi-media works by Red Deer artist Andrea Simpson.

The predominantly stained-glass artist combines some glass pieces and some works on canvas for the exhibit, which tries to capture moments in time.

“A word, a smile, a glance, a smell. Life spins by,” said Simpson.

“One more moment in time is all we ask for.

“It is as radiant as the sunshine, as transparent as the glass I work with, as warm as the paint on the canvas.”

The exhibit runs to Oct. 20. A reception will be held on First Friday, Oct. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. The gallery is in Sunworks on Ross Street.

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