Artists' reception: Friday, Nov. 2 , 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Simon Harling, "Blood Simple Cadillac" (2006), oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches
This exhibition examines the subject of allegory as depicted in contemporary painting. An allegory, as defined in Webster's Dictionary, is a story in which people, things and happenings have a hidden or symbolic meaning: allegories are used for teaching or explaining ideas or moral principles. Artists include: Gideon Bok (courtesy Alpha Gallery), Katherine Doyle, Simon Harling and Adelaide Murphy Tyrol (courtesy McGowan Fine Art)