Tribute to Barbara Kohn

jtfadecfrontJarrettThor Fine Arts presents “Alternate Realities: A Tribute to Barbara Kohn” on and after Friday December 9. At 7PM on the 9th, as part of the Second Friday Art Walk, her family and friends will gather at the Gallery to remember her life and influence. Selected works of hers will on be on display from December 9 until January 22 (with an interruption from December 19 to January 11). The public is invited to all events.

Barbara Kohn was a citizen of the world, having been influenced by many years of life in Europe. She was a  marvelous painter of imaginative realistic works, often portraying her beloved cats, landscapes, and so-called children’s stories that often have frightening aspects. Recently, at an age when most simply curse the computer, she discovered digital art, and she brought to us a new reality, animals and zodiac creatures in a strikingly modern and abstract mode.   

JarrettThor will also have a continuation of the “Small Works Show” of the MidAtlantic Pastel Society through December 18. Here are nearly fifty small (under 16″) pastel works of land- and seascapes, flowers. still lifes, portraits and much else.

On site at JarrettThor will also be Tarver Harris Design Studio featuring silk scarves and a wide variety of abstract paintings. JarrettThor also has decorative minerals, unique jewelry and artistic wooden bowls. It is located at 100 Taylor St. in Colonial Beach. Hours are Thursday-Sunday, 10AM-5PM or by appointment (804-224-7200 or