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Monday, September 24, 2012

New Haven Arts Council presents: Eye on Nature

NEW HAVEN - The Arts Council of Greater New Haven presents "Eye on Nature: Five Natural Science Illustrators," an exhibition in the Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery at 70 Audubon St., 2nd floor, according to a statement

The exhibition will be on display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F, from Oct. 12 to Dec, 7, the statement said,

 A public reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8.

 

"Eye on Nature is an exhibition of botanical studies, drawings, and paintings of amphibians, mammals, birds, and insects in their habitats in graphite, colored pencil, ink, watercolor, gouache, and oils," the statement said. "These works were specifically chosen by the members of the Connecticut Natural Science Illustrators (CTNSI) to accurately depict specific species, rendered in the traditional media and techniques of natural science illustration."

The artists exhibiting work will be: Cindy Gilbane, Susannah Graedel, Linda Miller, Dorie Petrochko, and Jan Prentice, the statement said.

"CTNSI is a group of professional artists offering an educational art program in natural science illustration, in collaboration with the Yale Peabody Museum at its west campus in Orange," the statement said.

 

For more information visit: ctnsi.com.

For more information about Eye on Nature, the Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery, and the Arts Council of Greater New Haven, visit newhavenarts.org.


 

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