An art show that is truly Earnest

Artist Carl Chaiet posed with a model for his character Earnest at a reception at Housatonic Valley Regional High School Jan.9. Chaiet’s artworks are on display in the school library. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Art by Carl Chaiet of Sharon is on display in the library at Housatonic Valley Regional High School through the end of February.

The pen-and-ink artworks are illustrations from the three Earnest and Telford children’s books, written by Lynn Kearcher (who is married to Chaiet.)

Also on display are some of the props — sneakers, roller skates — that appear in the illustrations.

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