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Pennswood Art Gallery Hosts Opening Reception for Lucy Graves-McVicker on Sunday, January 21

Posted on January 15, 2018 in Archived News, Community Highlight

On Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, an exhibit of paintings by Lucy Graves-McVicker will open at The Pennswood Art Gallery, located in Pennswood Village, a senior living community at 1382 Newtown-Langhorne Road, Newtown, PA. The opening starts with an illustrated presentation by the artist from 2:00 to 3:00 in Penn Hall followed by a wine and cheese reception from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.

Graves-McVicker’s work  combines abstraction with representation, displaying experimentation with various media, but always, attempts to capture the essence of the moods of nature. By experimenting with various media, such as watercolor, collaged layers of rice paper, acrylic, pastel, graphite, encaustic and/or any other material or methods,  she encourages the  viewer to mentally join her in the creative process. But, Graves-McVicker says that no matter what the medium, her subject matter is always the same – the nature around her – the woods, scenes along the towpath, memories of her childhood farmland.

A fine arts graduate of Principia College who also studied at Parsons School of Design, The Brodsky Center at Rutgers University and the Printmaking Council in New Jersey, Graves-McVicker has shown in numerous venues, and won many awards including a Gold Medal from the Audubon National juried show in New York City and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Purchase Award.

The Pennswood Art Gallery, which has been exhibiting artists for 34 years including such famous names as Harry Leith Ross, Daniel Garber, and more recently Jon Redmond, Earl B. Lewis, Tremain Smith, William B. Hogan and Peter B. Treiber is a non-profit, contemporary fine art gallery located in Pennswood Village on Route 413 south of the Newtown by-pass, adjacent to George School.  For information about the exhibit and pre-opening artist’s presentation call 215-968-9110.

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