Impressionist artist Candace Lovely's exhibit "Expect the Unexpected: An Evening with Candace Lovely" opens from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11 at ARTworks in Beaufort.
The exhibit takes place in an unusual place -- around a semi-circular bar inside ARTworks.
A Hilton Head Island resident, Lovely spent several years drawing the show's 13 works in Hilton Head bars.
The ARTworks bar is often used to sell sodas, beer and wine during theater intermissions, but this is the first time it has been the focal point of an exhibit, said J.W. Rone, ARTworks executive director.
"Expect the unexpected," Lovely said. "That is what a bar is -- you go there to find something new."
While impressionist painters typically use dots and dashes, Lovely uses squares.
"I'll be playing with your head again," she said. "I like to fool people. ... My work is different from when you look at something from far away to up close. It is not the same."
The bar exhibit is...