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The Terrebonne Fine Arts Guild has selected Anita Portier to display her paintings in September. She is the featured artist at Downtown Art Gallery 630 for Art After Dark.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays at 630 Belanger St. in downtown Houma. The Gallery will be open 6-9:30 p.m. Sept. 14 for Art After DarK festivities.

Portier is a native of Massachusetts and a longtime resident of Louisiana. Acrylics are the medium of choice for her paintings of birds, still life and scenery. She enjoys studying the details of bird feathers and trees to help her understand what she paints. You can find her painting at the Gallery the first Friday of every month.

Art After Dark: The annual festival in downtown Houma is scheduled for 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 14. This year it showcases the work of more than 50 local and regional artists at 20 locations. Maps will be available at each artist’s display. The Houma-Terrebonne Community Stage Band will again perform on the steps of the courthouse.

Exhibits can be found along Main Street from Barrow to beyond Lafayette as well as Belanger, Goode and Church streets. Refreshments will be available at some locations.

Exhibits: Guild members will be part of the Shrimp & Petroleum Festival in Morgan City. The exhibit, at Artist Guild Unlimited, 201 Everett St., opens Aug. 28 and continues until Sept. 21.

Griffin’s Po-Boy & Grill is featuring artwork by Azalea Rivet. The exhibit on the Government Tower’s seventh floor will change Sept. 17.

Guild members will be part of an exhibit of the Plein-Air Painting Group at Le Petit Theatre during Art After Dark and also during the play “Don’t Talk to Actors.” This includes Karen Kelly, Mickey Guillory, Gail LeCompte, Karen Bordok, Gayle Cope and Michelle Eroche.

Member competition: The current themed competition, “Louisiana Seafood,” has been judged. Winners: first place, “Just a Taste” (Crawfish) pastel by Karen Kelly, second Kathy Rhodes for “Ecrevisse sur la…

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