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Area artist not prone to picture people

Area artist not prone to picture people

July 18th, 2011 in News
Vonnie Byars holds a portrait of Callaway County Humane Society canine mayor Chevy at Adorable Grooms on Friday.

Vonnie Byars holds a portrait of Callaway County...

Photo by Mandi Steele

Vonnie Byars doesn't like to photograph people. But animals are a different story.

Case in point: a portrait of Chevy, the 2011 Callaway County Humane Society canine mayor. Byars' latest effort is a digitally-painted portrait of the 12-year-old black labrador that hangs around his owner's shop, Adorable Grooms, a pet grooming shop on Fifth Street.