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Gallery Exhibition: Opposites Attract: Realism & Abstraction by Paula Madawick

Monday May 1, 2017 Wednesday May 31, 2017

Reception: May 7th 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Artist's Talk at 3:00 PM

For the month of May, the Library will exhibit Opposites Attract, an exhibition pairing Paula Madawick’s realistic and abstract artworks through color, form and composition.

Paula Madawick describes herself as

“… a third generation artist. My formative years were spent in Rockland County in an avant-garde household with cultural forces such as Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and John Cage. Their presences strongly influence me.

At 17 I moved to New York City, attended then quit the School of Visual Arts, and became artist’s assistant to Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg. I also continued my art education through life experiences such as tending bar at Andy Warhol’s parties in the Factory.

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Gallery Exhibition: Student Art Show: Journey to Brazil

Thursday Jun 1, 2017 Friday Jun 30, 2017

Jonah Choi

By Jonah Choi.

Madeline Wennerod

By Madeline Wennerod.

For the month of June, the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library will exhibit its Student Art Show: Journey to Brazil.

An artists' reception will be held on Sunday, June 4th, from 3:00 - 4:00 PM. All are welcome.

Throughout the year, the Library offers art classes to students in grades 1 - 8 taught by Alexis Starke. The classes cover a range of materials and techniques from drawing to painting to crafts to sculpture.

For this exhibition, the focus is on Brazil and projects are inspired by Brazilian artists Tarsila do Amaral and Beatriz Milhazes as well as by the blue and white tiles that are a feature of Brazilian and Portuguese architecture.

Join us at the reception for a taste of Brazil through its art and artists, landscape and culture, music and food.

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