Avon library hosts new artists
AVON — “All God’s Creatures Large and Small” is the theme of the August art exhibit at the Avon Public Library. The artists of the Vail Valley Art Guild that are exhibiting are Linda Zerangue, Bobbi Bryson, Andrew Graham and Andrea Roth Moore. There will be a reception and opportunity to meets the artists at the Avon Library on Aug. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Zerange has been in the Eagle Valley since 1979. She is an interior design consultant and artist, and she began painting classes at Colorado Mountain College following a 30-year career in interior design. Throughout the years, she has taken workshops with professional painters. Since 2009, she has exhibited in the Glenwood Springs Fall Festival and has placed in the amateur and advanced categories. She has also exhibited at the Colorado Mountain College Art and Jazz Event, Eagle County libraries and other local venues. She paints what ever inspires her and has painted landscapes, animals, portraits and still life.
Other Featured Artists
Another artist who will be on display is Andrew Graham, a young artist from Jamaica with an obsession for realism. At present, he is studying toward a degree in engineering. He paints effortlessly in acrylics and graphite and paints various subjects.
Andrea Roth Moore is a professional artist and a long-time local. She received her formal art training from Skidmore College and Yale University after studies in Mexico City. For more than three decades, she has created images of enduring beauty of people, resplendent places, favorite pets and more. She is currently accepting commissions for Christmas.
Bobbi Bryson is an award-winning watercolorist. She attended Michigan State University and graduated with a B.A. in art eduction. After graduation she entered the business world, and it wasn’t until many years later when a trip to Botswana inspired her to begin painting African wildlife in watercolor. Her work has been exhibited at the Avon and Vail libraries, Colorado Mountain College and several of her paintings are currently on display at Art of the Valley Gallery in Avon.
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