Blue Cat Gallery & Studio will celebrate its second year of operation with the juried exhibit, “Signs of Rural Life,” opening July 10 and continuing until August 31, 2019. The exhibit will feature artwork in a variety of mediums exploring rural themes created by artists from Nebraska, Kansas, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Iowa. An opening reception will be held Friday, July 12 from 5-7pm during Henoween of the Wayne Chicken Show. An award of Best of Show will be announced at the reception. All are welcome to this free and family-friendly event, which will include an opportunity to vote for a favorite artwork in the exhibit. The artist whose work receives the most votes will earn the People’s Choice Award. The exhibit may also be viewed during regular summer gallery hours, Wednesday-Saturday from 10am-4pm, and by appointment.