Art Gallery Exhibit and Reception:

“Organic Images Through the Eyes of an Artist”  by Joan Pingitore

Joan is a local artist and was recently awarded an “Artist in the Community” Grant from the Tri County Arts Council.

Her show, Organic Images Through the Eyes of an Artist , will exhibit a colorful, abstract representation of images to demonstrate the beautiful compositions and patterns of nature. With this show she hopes to create a connection to the natural world through art,  with a display of these dynamic and organic images.

The art show will be presented at the Olean Public Library Art Gallery from October 2-31. A portion of the proceeds from both of her recent shows will go to support non-profit arts education programming.

All funds are paid for by the New York State Council on the Arts.

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