Lewisburg artist displays oversized work at academy

Robert Inglis

MILTON — When 10-year-old Porter Durden-Spiro got her first glimpse of the oversized, colorful art Wednesday at the Art Academy of Milton, her first thought was she could do that when she grows up.

MILTON — When 10-year-old Porter Durden-Spiro got her first glimpse of the oversized, colorful art Wednesday at the Art Academy of Milton, her first thought was she could do that when she grows up.

That is exactly what Lewisburg artist Benjamin Stieler wanted to hear.

Steiler's BOJO's Dream show is the first art gallery exhibit at the burgeoning academy at 38 S. Front St. in Milton. Steiler's abstract art is big, colorful and all done on large pieces of cardboard, which he said opens avenues for young artists.