The much-awaited second show simply titled “Pastels” will open at the Marion Art Center on Friday, April 27, with an opening reception from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Members and guests are invited to come and meet the artists, and enjoy good food and libations. Guest pianist, Alec Wilson, will entertain in the Patsy Francis Gallery.
The nine artists, Patricia Bullock, Betsy Payne Cook, Heather Collins, Shizue Cooper, Grace DiMauro, Cecilia Murray, Mona Podgurski, Yvette Rattenbury, and Jeanne Rosier Smith are all members of the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod. They come from diverse backgrounds and careers, but all have a passion for pastel painting. The subject matter of paintings includes landscapes, seascapes, still life, portraits and wildlife. The color palettes run the gamut from soft blues and greens to vibrant reds and oranges. Don’t miss this beautiful exhibition! Show ends on June 5.
The Marion Art Center is located at 80 Pleasant Street in Marion. Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 1pm to 5:00 pm and Sat 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.