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Symphony's featured artwork unveiled

A Topeka artist’s oil-on-linen depiction of a Chase County sunset will be the featured painting for this year’s Symphony in the Flint Hills concert near Florence.

Cally Krallman’s painting “Flint Hills Sonata” was chosen from about a dozen paintings at a meeting May 27 at the Elgin Hotel in Marion.

Kansas artists were invited to paint scenes of the Flint Hills, which will be sold in a silent auction during the event June 13.

Limited edition prints of “Flint Hills Sonata” also will be for sale.

Krallman started work on her painting in January.

She also submitted paintings in 2007 and 2008, but this is her first year as the feature artist.

“What a wonderful experience it is working with the symphony people,” Krallman said. “It’s a wonderful way to highlight the Flint Hills.”

Krallman began her career as an artist part-time in 1992. Art has been her full-time career for five years, she said. Her web site is

Last modified June 3, 2009