Now Showing: Six Degrees of Inspiration

SIX DEGREES OF INSPIRATION Exhibition Dates:

January 30, 2012 through April 26, 2012 Opening Reception: Thursday Feb 16, 5:30 to 7:30 pm ComCenter at Lakewood Ranch 9040 Town Center Pkwy. Lakewood Ranch Florida, 34202 contact information 941-782-1200 The ComCenter Art Gallery proudly presents the works of six local artists from Art Center Manatee. The inspired

SIX DEGREES OF INSPIRATION

Exhibition Dates: January 30, 2012 through April 26, 2012
Opening Reception: Thursday Feb 16, 5:30 to 7:30 pm

ComCenter at Lakewood Ranch
9040 Town Center Pkwy.
Lakewood Ranch Florida, 34202
contact information 941-782-1200

The ComCenter Art Gallery proudly presents the works of six local artists from Art Center Manatee. The inspired artists are Susan Covert, Virginia Pennell, Betty Isermann, Jerome Chesley, Elaine Charney and Brenda Hadjian. With a wide range of subject matter and art techniques they will be presenting selected works from their studios. These talented painters were asked to choose works whose subjects have been inspired while in the Gulf Coast. A varietal of themes are painted as an inspired reflection of light, surroundings and other Floridian experiences

Come join us for a fun night of Art in Business a the Reception honoring the artists on Thursday February 16, 2012 from 5:30-7:30pm. Mark your calendar and bring your guests for a lightly catered evening mixing with other creative and inspiring minds.

Inspired Artists include:

Susan Covert, an illustrator for 30 years, her drawings and watercolors have appeared in many corporate and editorial publications including childrens’ books. She paints about light in the landscapes, portraits and interiors that are familiar to her. Her specialty oil paintings are created on location in Plein Air to capture the live essence of her surrounding.

Virginia Pennell displays a colorful collection of scenes, florals and playful subject matter. Virginia is a Sarasota resident.

Betty Isermann of Sarasota is a celebrated and enthusiastic artist who has studied with prominent artists and whose works are in corporate collections. Her expert interpretation of color, light and shapes in her abstract works produce an exciting collection which is strongly sensitive.

Jerome Chesley is an artist/instructor from Sarasota and the Chautauqua Institution in NY. His works include still lifes and seascapes which show his love of color in his subjects.

Elaine Charney of Sarasota is an instructor, as well, who has exhibited her works in local galleries. Her dramatic use of color and delightful subject matter make for an exciting collection of work.

Brenda Hadjian is a talented artist who structures her paintings with a strong composition and attention to texture and detail. Brenda is a Sarasota resident.

The works of these six artists make up a collection of enjoyable paintings which will be on display at the Lakewood Ranch ComCenter for three months. These artists represent the inspiring works of just some of the hundreds of artists at ArtCenter Manatee located in downtown Bradenton.

For more information about ArtCenter Manatee, it’s classes, exhibits, outdoor show “Art at the Ranch” and connection in the community, contact Ms. Mary Roff, Executive Director at mary@artcentermanatee.org or 941-746-2862