Orland Art Gallery January Show

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Deer Creek Falls by Ellen Heise

Fine Artist Ellen Heise, Chinese by birth, believes that art, like any strong structure that is expected to last, must have a solid foundation. Moving from Taiwan to America seventeen years ago, it was natural for her to use the metaphors and motifs from her native culture to serve as her solid foundation.

Her art began with the traditional painting techniques of ancient Chinese masters. Using lush oils and intricate landscapes, her early work expressed her cultural roots. She gradually expanded her artistic horizons into brand new territories. Her current ink pen drawings with subtle touches of watercolor reflect her willingness to blend western technologies and materials with ancient traditions.

The result is an exciting exhibit that displays a wide artistic range and fills the Orland Art Center Gallery with a vast variety of technically proficient and emotionally expressive art.

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Peaceful Moment by Ellen Heise

Meet and visit with Ellen at the Gallery reception and enjoy live music and great food!

Friday, January 6th, from 3 to 7 p.m.

There are always excellent treats at the refreshment table and music performed on our baby grand piano by this month’s talented young pianist, Hayley Weideman.

Remember, our Orland Art Center Show and Sale ALWAYS features original art, quality prints, and delightful Fine Art cards available in a wide price range.

Gallery hours: Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1 to 6 p. m.  during the show’s duration.

Learn more! Visit our website: www.orlandartcenter.com and click on “Artists.”

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