King will be first artist to display at Crossings gallery

By on May 30, 2018

An art reception to be held on June 6 will feature the most recent pastel works of Lancaster artist, Jim King. His show will be the first exhibit to be held in the Crossings Art Gallery at Landis Homes, housed in the new construction which also includes apartments, a bistro, a fitness center with pool, salon and spa, bank, and other community services.

The opening reception, to which the public is welcome, will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, in the Crossings Art Gallery. Landis Homes is located at 1001 E Oregon Road, Lititz.

King has shown a variety of work, including painted wood and rug hooking, at Landis Homes in prior exhibits. For this new exhibit, King’s pastels will include still life including florals as well as his views from his recent travels to the southwest of the U.S. and local scenes of rural Pennsylvania.

King was born and grew up in Southeastern Pennsylvania near Big Valley. He received his art degree from Goshen College in Indiana and is a recently retired store designer from Ten Thousand Villages, Ephrata. In the 1990s, Jim lived in Bangladesh, working for Mennonite Central Committee as a product designer working with many local artisans in southeast Asia.

Live piano music will be provided by Janet Eberly and Glenda Gingrich. The works will continue to be on display through July.

For more information, call Landis Homes at 717-381-3550 or visit

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  1. Joy Kauffman King

    May 30, 2018 at 11:53 am

    Great Jim, u are so talented. Would love to see them all. hope you sell a lot!
    Nice write up and pic.


  2. Daniel King

    May 30, 2018 at 8:42 pm

    Jim – I love your artwork. Keep it coming.

    • Debbie Yahney

      June 10, 2019 at 6:40 pm

      Did you draw pastel Mona Lisa’s on the didewalk in front of the Louvre? Aug 1988


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