The Library’s art gallery in the building’s lower level is Huron’s one and only public art space. Local artists and artisans utilize the gallery to display their paintings, drawings, photographs, crafts, and other works of art.
To inquire about displaying your art in the gallery, please contact Wendy Bromfield at (419) 433-5009.
Photography has been a passion of Jennifer Kilbury’s since the dark room days of developing film. With her marketing, journalism, and photography degree from Bowling Green State University, Jennifer started out as a surgical photographer in Cleveland at what was formerly known as Mount Sinai Hospital. Over the years she has enjoyed documenting the lives around her as well as local landscapes and events throughout the community. Since 2003 Jennifer has been the owner of Cottage Designs in Huron. Cottage Designs is a small graphic design/photography firm servicing many local businesses and non-profit organizations.
As a native of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Jennifer and her husband, Rodney, moved to Huron sixteen years ago to raise their children and have become rooted in the Huron community. Over the years Jennifer has become involved in many different civic and community organizations which have helped to define who she is today.
Jennifer has entered her photography in both the Cleveland Botanical Gardens Photography Show and Erie County MetroParks Harvest Happening Photography Contest. In 2012 and in 2016, respectively, she was honored with the Bright Star Award and the Men and Women of Excellence– Eric County for her work and dedication to the Huron Chamber of Commerce
Diane Preu Chevalier lives in Huron and holds a Fine Arts degree from Bowling Green State University. In the spring of 2000 she created her company, Tesserae, and began displaying and selling mixed media jewelry and artwork in local galleries and art shows. In addition to marketing her designs, Diane also creates art classes and workshops for children and adults.
Roy Jenkins is a nationally-recognized photographer from the Cleveland area. His images capture the rich industrial history of Cleveland's past and present. His favorite subject matter includes lighthouses, water, tall ships, and nautical themes.