Landscapes and Flowers
March 2 –
The Glen Helen Association is hosting an art exhibition titled Landscapes and Flowers from March 2 to
This one-person show features paintings of landscapes and gardens in
Yellow Springs resident Ann Gayek enjoys using painting as a way to express her spiritual bond with nature. Gayek comments, “Working outdoors is magical. I love gardens and flowers as much as I love wilderness. I hope that visitors can experience their own connection with these places when viewing these paintings.”
The exhibition includes a number of small pastel plein air studies as well as larger studio pieces. Gayek has been painting in pastel since 2005. She began painting in oil in the spring of 2009 with
The show is part of Glen Helen Association’s Atrium Gallery program – an ongoing series of monthly contemporary art exhibitions, which highlights the talents of emerging local and regional visual artists. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of any art goes to the Glen Helen Association, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support preservation and programs at Glen Helen and its 1,000-acre nature preserve.
For more information call the Glen Helen Ecology Institute at (937) 769-1902 or visit www.glenhelen.org.