Local West End watercolor artist Will Daskal will be the featured artist at a Meet the Artist Gala Reception hosted by MudWorks Pottery in Effort, on Friday, Aug. 19 from 5-8 p.m.

The opening reception will begin the art show of his paintings which will be on display from now until Sept. 29 at MudWorks, owned by artists JoAnn and Leigh Ann Stratakos. MudWorks is located along Rt. 115, just north of the new CVS store on the right.

Daskal, of Will Daskal Fine Art, is also an instructor in how to paint the Daskal Mastery Learning Approach to Watercolor. Visit his website at www.WillDaskal.com.