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Exhibit - Watercolor Paintings by Cecilia Lotse

Saturday Nov 1, 2014 Sunday Nov 30, 2014

For the month of November, the watercolors of Piermont resident Cecilia Lotse will be on display in the Library's gallery space. The show is titled, "The Coast of Maine," and as Cecilia says, “It is the untamed nature of the coast that speaks to me.”

An opening reception for the artist will be held on Sunday, November 2nd from 2:00 - 4:00 PM. All are welcome to attend.

Cecilia Lotse was born 1950 in Uppsala, Sweden and moved to the United States in 1966. After a long and distinguished career in the service of the United Nations, primarily with Unicef, Cecilia turned her attention to art.

Watercolor is her medium of preference. After a career with a highly analytical focus, Cecilia’s art tends towards the romantic and to a contemplation of mood, towards identifying the sources of beauty that feed her soul, the greater context in which we all live, and to the visual experiences that arrest her. Her work is mainly studio based, using her own photographic images as reference.

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Annual Gift of Art Show: "Postcards from Piermont"

Monday Dec 1, 2014 Tuesday Dec 30, 2014

Gala Reception: Sunday, December 7th, 3:00-5:00 PM

The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library is proud to present its annual Gift of Art Show with the theme "Postcards from Piermont." The Gala Reception will be held on Sunday, December 7th, from 3:00 - 5:00 PM and will coincide with the annual holiday festival in Piermont. Visit piermontchamber.org or the Piermont Happenings facebook group for further details on the Piermont Holiday Festival.

A group show of small works by local artists, the Gift of Art Show provides a wonderful opportunity to purchase very special holiday gifts. Artwork will be available in a variety of styles and media from oils to watercolors to photographs and collages. Subject matter will include the great variety of postcard-perfect views from our Village- from the Hudson River to the Piermont Marsh and Sparkill Creek to our charming streets and houses. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Library's operation and programming budgets.

Sumptuous refreshments generously provided by The Sidewalk Bistro and Piermont Fine Wines and the beautiful music of the Heyhoe Woods Quartet make the Gala Reception a highlight of the holiday season in Piermont. All are welcome- please join us!

Participating artists include: Robert Adzema, John Aiello, Martha Aiello, Rachel Avenia, Rena Miriam Berger, Deborah Blau, Jessica Bowen, Fred Burrell, Fred Cohen, Heather Douglas, Chris Farrell, Betsy Franco Feeney, Lois Fisher, Susan Freiman, Michael Garber, Trine Giaever, Rebecca Gmucs, Margaret Grace, Isabella Jacob, Gosha Karpowicz, James Kimak, Angela Langston, Cecilia Lotse, Grace Mitchell, Eileen Brady Nelson, Kristine Phillipps, Bob Samuels, Sally Savage, Rochelle Spooner, Alexis Starke, Meryl Toan, John VandenOever, Francois Vuilleumier, France Wells, Gary J. Whitehead, Tony Ziegler.

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