Three Artists with Interconnected Visions

The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts presents Interconnected Visions, a show of new work by artists Eduardo Lapetina, Pete Rodrigues, Lynn Wartski. May 24th – June 19th.
 
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. - May 21, 2022 - PRLog -- Forced by the virus to pause his traveling, Eduardo Lapetina was in complete isolation and spent his time working in his studio, connecting to the outside world through his paintings. "I wanted the present work to have a fresh outlook with an explosion of vibrant colors, impactful textures and messages of hope. I want my journey in art to be a natural orchestration of my experiences and emotions."

Art, the expression of creative skill and imagination, is what furniture maker Pete Rodrigues has been inspired to display in Interconnected Visions show. One sees his skill in the way in which the pieces are constructed and discovers his imagination in the design and uniqueness of each piece. "My pieces in this show display a mixture of wood tones, curves and angles that create functional pieces of furniture to be enjoyed both now and by future generations."

Lynn Wartski's work continues to be centered on anthropomorphic figure pieces created primarily out of needle felted wool over the wire and quilt batting armature she creates.  "I've found that I increasingly challenge myself to imbue these figures with their human-like characteristics as minimally as possible. I strive to have the gesture and expression of the animal tell the story rather than simply having them dressed up in clothing. I constantly look to evoke a sense of wonder, tell a story, or offer a bit of humor. My work is most often lighthearted, but occasionally my animal creations have a bit more to say."

INTERCONNECTED VISIONS will be in the gallery from May 24th through June 19th with an opening reception in the gallery on May 27th from 6-9pm.

About the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts:
Owned and operated by 21 local artists, HGA represents these established artists exhibiting contemporary fine art and fine craft. The Gallery's offerings include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, photography, textiles, jewelry, glass, metals, encaustic, enamel, and wood. 121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278. Phone: (919) 732-5001. The gallery is open 10am-6pm Tuesday - Saturday, 12-4 on Sunday. More information can be found on the HGA 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 the Orange County Emergency Small Business Funding Program.
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