December 15 2009

Press Release: Angela Trotta Thomas Exhibit

"Little Engineer" by Angela Trotta Thomas, oil on canvas 12" x 9"

Special exhibit of the paintings of Angela Trotta Thomas will be held at the Wayne County Historical Society November 27 and 28 and December 2-5 as part of the celebration in honor of Lionel's new limited edition model of the Stourbridge Lion. The only artist ever to be licensed by famed toy manufacturer Lionel Trains/Lionel, LLC, Ms. Thomas was selected in 2000 to paint the cover for their Centennial Catalog. Her work has been featured on the cover of numerous national magazines and catalog covers, and her toy train art has been exhibited in the Smithsonian and Everhart museums. In addition to its regular hours, 10 am to 4 pm Wednesday through Saturday, the historical society museum and shop will remain open until 6 pm on Fridays and Saturdays from November 27 through December 21. In addition, everyone is invited to the Wayne County Historical Society Holiday Open House from 4 to 7 pm on Saturday, November 28. For more information, contact the Wayne County Historical Society at 570-253-3240, or