HANCOCK -- The Copper Country Community Arts Center announces the 20th annual Shaft, a community exhibit on mining, on view in the Kerredge Gallery through Nov. 30. The Copper Country’s mining history and the traces of it that create our landscape inspire a range of artistic expression. The following artists participated in this year’s exhibition: Ron Gratz, Jack Oyler, Tammy Toj Gajewski, Joyce Koskenmaki, Kanak Nanavati, Bob Dawson, jd slack, Phyllis Fredendall, Eric Munch, Leona Blessing, Sue Hamilton, Cynthia Coté, Clyde Mikkola, and Georgi Tsenov.
Also on display in the Community Arts Center is the Junior Shaft in the Youth Art Gallery featuring artwork by Hancock High School students.
The reception for the Shaft and Junior Shaft will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 22. Visitors are invited to vote for their favorite piece. Cash prizes will be awarded by public choice and will be announced the first week in December. The Copper Country Community Arts Center is located at 126 Quincy Street in Hancock. Call 482-2333 for more information.