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Resurfacing In The Aftermath Of 2020
Three artists "Resurface" after a year of change, in a new show at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Jeweler Nell Chandler, potter Evelyn Ward and painter Michele Yellin are exhibiting new work in a show titled Resurface, from May 28 to June 20.
For potter Evelyn Ward this past year has been full of changes. "Last fall I underwent brain surgery to deal with a painful facial nerve condition. I am happy to report that the surgery was successful."
For painter Michele Yellin "This past year, during the pandemic, time has stood still. And yet somehow moved on. I lost my mother this year for the third time. First, I lost her to her advancing dementia, then to the lockdown, and finally to her death from Covid-19. I mourn. I paint. I think. I paint. I remember. I paint. I dream. I mourn. I paint. I resurface, back to the light, and I paint."
Resurface will run both online and in the gallery from May 28 through June 20.
The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned by 21 artists, exhibiting contemporary fine art & craft. 121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278. More information, including current hours, can be found on the gallery website: http://www.HillsboroughGallery.com
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Orange County Arts Commission (funding from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.) We also thank Orange County Emergency Small Business Funding Program.
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts