Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

Westfield State’s Arno Maris Gallery to host Nún Isilmë (underneath the moon) exhibit by artist Tyler Vouros

CONTACT: Troy Watkins,, 413.572.5523


Westfield— Westfield State University will host “Nún Isilmë” (underneath the moon), featuring the art of Tyler Vouros October 30–December 7 in the Arno Maris Art Gallery, Ely Campus Center, 577 Westfield Ave., Westfield. An artist’s reception will be held on Wednesday, November 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the gallery.

Vouros’ exhibit features a series of realistic charcoal pieces featuring bird and sunflower drawings. Water, brushes, erasers, and sandpaper add depth to his charcoal drawings which are later mounted to canvas for display.

Born in Northampton, Vouros is a lifelong resident of Massachusetts. He earned an associate’s and a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, from Greenfield Community College and University of Massachusetts Amherst, respectively.

An assistant professor of art at the Community College of Rhode Island, Vouros resides in Holyoke with his wife and two children.


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