As part of its ongoing Local Art on Display program, the Kitson Arts Alliance presents “The Blues in Art & Music” at the Dietrich Theater's Earnshaw and New galleries from January 12th through the end of March. The art exhibit will feature blues and musician-themed paintings and creations by Erika Gibson-Bertram, Catrina King, Joe Kluck, Scott Nichols, John Rockland, and Joe Welden. A “Meet the Artists Reception” will take place at the Dietrich from 2pm to 4pm on Sunday, January 14th. Presented as a partnership between the Kitson Arts Alliance and the Dietrich Theater, this exciting reception will provide an opportunity to meet and get acquainted with the participating artists while also enjoying live blues music by The Matt Bennick Project and Phyllis Hopkins featuring the Little Sister Band. The Kitson Arts Alliance's Local Art on Display program is coordinated by Kitson Art Partners, a division of the Alliance created to provide guidance, assistance, and exposure for local artists, artisans, and musicians.