"Claude Bilsborough: Iowa Painter" opens Friday, Oct. 6, in Center Space Gallery at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum in Mason City. It will be on display through Dec. 2.
Bilsborough, of Titonka, was awarded Best in Show during the Area Show: 45 exhibition in 2016 for his oil on linen piece, "In the Flyway." The award granted him a solo exhibition at the Museum.
Bilsborough’s artwork focuses on landscapes and portraiture. Motion is implied, especially in the landscapes.
The museum, at 303 Second St. S.E., is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. More information can be found at www.macniderart.org, its Facebook page, or by calling 641-421-3666. Admission is free.