Reception to celebrate opening of exhibitions at Water Street Studios where multiple events are on tap

The works of four artists will be showcased in two exhibitions on display through March 6 at Water Street Studios in Batavia.

A reception is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12. People are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing. A cash bar is available. The reception is part of the Second Friday series of openings.

The Dempsey Family Gallery presents “Crash – Three Views of Popular Culture,” featuring works by Baby Boy Miller, John Langford and Anton Witek.

In the upstairs Chicago Capital Gallery will be “An Overview of Computer Art, 1992-2021.”

This collection of work by Steve Sherrell spans three decades, a news release stated. The past 30 years has seen a rapid change in technology. The advancement and its effect on digital imagery are captured in the exhibition.

Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Indoor Market

Special events are offered Saturdays, and an indoor market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays; vendors will sell local meat, eggs, greens, honey, baked goods, hot sauce, soap, skin care products, jewelry and other items.

Water Street Studios is at 160 S. Water St., offering exhibits, art classes and studio space. To learn more, visit or call 630-761-9977.