Welcome to the Deep River Library Arts Committee.
LAC just finished the set up for another show featuring the artwork of Olga Nazarkina and Anne Seck. Attached is a brief preview of what these two truly gifted artists are exhibiting.
Come meet them at the opening reception THIS MONDAY 7 – 9 pm. downstairs in the Deep River library. We would be delighted to have a crowd attend and I am sure you will not have any trouble finding a few words of praise to give them about their artwork.
Olga Nazarkina was born in Kharkov, Ukraine & studied art from the age of 12, obtaining her Fine Arts degree from the Savannah College in Atlanta, Georgia. Her work in watercolours, oils and charcoal has been exhibited and collected in Spain, Russia, Austria, lsrael, France, US and Canada. As well as painting, Olga has explored felting, jewellery making, sculpture and tapestries and a children’s book. Since moving to Deep River Olga has been teaching and has held exhibitions of her student’s work as well as publishing a book and calendar. When not working with her students she continues to develop her own visual vocabulary. In her paintings, Olga explores the beauty in the mundane of everyday life, while also revealing the darkness below the bright colours & freedom of form, especially in her floral paintings.
Anne Seck arrived in Canada in 1967 from England and many of the works in this show are a tribute to the country that she has grown to love in the last 50 years. After working as a potter for many years, Anne took lessons from Olga, and explored watercolour painting. This is now a preferred medium to depict the beauty of the local landscape. In particular, the dramatic changes of the Four Seasons appeal to her. Using a multi-media approach and collage has also allowed her to query some of the questions facing certain aspects of her Canadian home.
GREETINGS FROM THE DEEP RIVER GALLERY (DRG)
What images come to mind when you think of this country Canada? Perhaps it is the wildlife that captures your attention. Do you envision wild landscapes and natural beauty with it’s unique flora? Or do you think of its people with their diverse and interwoven histories of achievements, triumphs and hardships. Maybe your Canada is about it’s cities and towns or life on the land. Stop in at the Deep River Gallery in the town hall to see what images came to the minds of local artists.
As part of the celebration of Canada’s 150th the Deep River Gallery (DRG) has 2 special art events:
Maple leaf Silhouettes slide show – various locations around town. Leaf Locations
Check out the printable brochure (pdf format) for more detailed information about these two projects.
About the Deep River Gallery (DRG)