[caption id="attachment_34553" align="aligncenter" width="800"]<img class="size-full wp-image-34553" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2018\/10\/Painting-1-liz-goertz.jpeg" alt="" width="800" height="515" \/> An oil painting by Liz Goertz[\/caption]\r\n\r\n[caption id="attachment_34554" align="aligncenter" width="800"]<img class="size-full wp-image-34554" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2018\/10\/Painting-2-Kristen-Rehak.jpg" alt="" width="800" height="544" \/> Abstract acrylic on board by Kristen Rehak[\/caption]\r\n<h1>Elizabeth Goertz and Kristen Rehak will exhibit their two-woman show in the main gallery of Lee Street Studios for the month of October.<\/h1>\r\nGuests are invited to an opening reception on Friday, Oct. 5 from 5\u2013 8 p.m. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the artists and enjoy wine and light appetizers\r\n\r\nGoertz holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Corcoran School of Art and studied art history in Greece through Georgetown University. Born and raised in Washington DC, she has lived in New York City and Mexico. Goertz\u2019s current work is an oil-on-board exploration of emotions through figures. She will also include some landscapes in this exhibit.\r\n\r\nRehak, Goertz\u2019s daughter, holds a degree in graphic design from Shepherd University. She has contributed large-scale, abstract acrylic works to the upcoming show.\r\n\r\nIf there is a theme to their combined exhibit, it is one of experimentation. Both women are playing outside their usual modes and trying out new materials.\r\n\r\nRehak says, \u201cI haven\u2019t done a lot of painting in the past. I\u2019m playing with abstract ideas and line work. Most of my illustration is highly detailed and realistic. This work is trying to break free from that.\u201d\r\n\r\nEach of Rehak\u2019s paintings in this show have been done on hand-cut board and wooden frames she built herself. Goertz\u2019s paintings are a combination of canvas and board.\r\n\r\nLee Street Studios in Lewisburg, WV is a community of artists committed to practicing their craft and sharing it with the community. Lee Street Studios is open to the public with ongoing art exhibits, frequent live concerts, and the opportunity to watch artists at work. Learn more about Lee Street Studios by visiting LeeStreetStudiosWV.com or call 681-318-3551. Gallery hours are Wednesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.