The art display at Oak Ridge Public Library for January is a collection of oil portraits by Rickey A. Beene from Petros, Tennessee.

Fourteen portraits, including Beene’s own self portrait, are presented in the exhibit. Beene focuses on the topography of the human face by emphasizing the features of each subject.

Please visit the Library this month to enjoy this vibrant exhibit called The People of Petros

The Library is located in the Civic Center on the Oak Ridge Turnpike. For more information, please call (865) 425-3455 or visit

For more information about the City of Oak Ridge, please visit the website at Media contact: Nick Sisco at (865) 425-3546 or