in the Downstairs Gallery
Marie LePré-Grabon Exhibit
Opening reception will take place on Friday July 10th, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.
During this year's fifth annual Summer Pride Theater Festival, the landscapes and collages of visual artist Marie LaPré Grabon will be on display in Chandler's Downstairs Gallery from July 6th through August 10th. The opening reception will take place on Friday July 10th, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.
Ms. LaPré Grabon received her undergraduate degree from Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, and a graduate degree in drawing and painting from Goddard College in Plainfield. Her studio is located in her home in Hardwick.
About her art, Ms. LaPré Grabon says: “When I moved to Vermont in 1978 I fell in love with the landscape. Until then I had focused primarily on the human form. I began to incorporate the figure into the landscape and eventually realized that no matter the scale the figure dominated the landscape. I began to eliminate humans from my paintings to create what I think of as visual poems, love songs to Gaia...I am visually interested in the minutiae of my immediate environment. But my intent when painting is to seek out the essence of the place...to create a personal language in order to express a pure feeling.”
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