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Atwood's work on display at Java Central

Java Central, 20 S. State St., is showing the artwork of Westerville artist Jim Atwood through Oct. 6.

Atwood, who died in January, was a mainstay on the Westerville art scene for more than 40 years, working as a top watercolor artists and an art teacher. He worked with the Arts Council of Westerville for many years.

Atwood was honored by Westerville City Council earlier this year for his contributions to the Westerville community.

The show will feature more than 30 pieces by Atwood, some for display only and some available for purchase. The show was coordinated by Atwood protege Darlene Erickson and Atwood's sister, Mary.

There will be a free public reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 5.