Crosby hosts gala art show

Austin Haffelfinger shows her art to a seated Houston artist John Leach

CROSBY – A piano played and fountains of chocolate ran as local dilettante viewed the works of local artists inside the Crosby Community Center Friday between 5:00 p.m. and 8. Aesthete were treated to taste and visual artistry as well as fine accompaniment of music.

This year’s connoisseur’s treat were not only visuals of oil and tempera but also statues and carvings accented by a solid wooden piece replica of the “Sacrament of the Last Supper” made by a Prisoner of War prior to World War II in a wooden medium with wood fragments finely carved to resemble Leonardo Da Vinci’s 15th Century 15 by 29 feet masterpiece. The most reproduced religious image of all time that portrays indefinable emotions.Malcolm Butler purchased the meter wide replica about 50 years ago in Occupied Germany. The displayed art will be visible until Friday of this week. Also included were the hand carved works of Jim Logsdon, Doug Humphrey and Bill Fehr.