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November 2016

Chris Mouse - Ready for your Closeup

  • Monroe Arts Center - 1315 11th Street
  • Monroe
  • 11/11/2016 - 1/13/2017
  • Gallery open Tuesday thru Saturday 10 am - 5 pm.
  • 608.325.5700
  • www.monroeartscenter.com

This exhibit is a selection of paintings by Monroe artist, Helen Endres. These paintings are the source of the images on Colony Brand tins. Some of the tins are also on display. The character known as Chris Mouse was Helen's creation and has endeared itself to literally thousands of children and adults across the country. Helen Endres had an illustrious career as a graphic designer at Colony Brands where she created an enormous body of work. That work is beloved by Colony staff and employed by the company still today in the promotion of its products. Helen trained at the Art Institute of Chicago and worked for Hallmark Cards before Colony Brands. OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, November 11, 2016 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm