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Books celebrate Williamsburg Art Gallery's impact

sbirkenmeyer@vagazette.com

As the Williamsburg Art Gallery prepares to close its Merchants Square location Sept. 1 in favor of an online focus, the exhibitor has begun selling several new books celebrating the art and artists the gallery has featured throughout its four-year history.

Two 50-page books each span two years of the gallery’s exhibitions and events, from the 2015 opening through receptions for arts organizations such as Opera in Williamsburg and the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra and beyond. Photos were taken by owners Gulay and Clyde Berryman; others came courtesy of the artists.

“Chances are if you frequented the Williamsburg Art Gallery, you may well find yourself, your friends or the art you have collected depicted in the pages of one of these books,” Gulay Berryman wrote in a news release.

A 22-page book also highlights Berryman’s paintings of Colonial Williamsburg across more than two decades.

All books are hardcover and full-color.

Interested?

Prices range from $40.99-$55.99, including shipping. Books are available for purchase online at bit.ly/2tFiwTY or at the gallery, 440A W. Duke of Gloucester Street.

Birkenmeyer can be reached by email at sbirkenmeyer@vagazette.com, by phone at 757-790-3029 or on Twitter @sethbirkenmeyer.

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