GILBERTSVILLE – The Hilton Bloom Art Studio is opening its tenth season with a solo exhibit of the paintings of Jean M. Tyson, titled “Return of the Native.” The exhibit will open with a reception on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.. The public is welcome to attend this opening reception and meet the artist. The exhibit will be on view until Saturday, July 12.
This exhibit re-introduces this accomplished artist to the local community. Jean M. Tyson is a native of Unadilla, and relocated back to the area to Gilbertsville in 2006 after 25 years in Florida. Jean graduated from Unatego High School. She earned a B.S. in Education at the University of Pennsylvania at Edinboro, and went on to attend the State University College at Oneonta. She has taught art in the Unatego, Mt. Upton, and Cherry Valley school districts, as well as Hartwick College.