The world, as seen through the eyes of an artist, at KML

Artist Thomas Franken spoke about the inspiration behind his artwork at the opening even for his exhibit at the Kent Memorial Library on Saturday, May 13. Photo by Elyse Sadtler

KENT — An exhibit called Then and Now and featuring work by South Kent resident Thomas Franken is on display at the Kent Memorial Library until June 30. The exhibit showcases Franken’s artwork, spanning more than 50 years.

“When I was younger, I never realized that art could be a career,” Franken said. 

He worked in the corporate world on and off over the years, but art was always a constant.

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