Art and Gardens go together like fine wine and a gourmet meal. Each year, Tower Hill's Alice Milton Gallery features the work of local artists who have been inspired by the gardens and nature. The art is available for purchase, and the proceeds support the mission and ongoing development of Tower Hill Botanic Garden. The artwork remains on display through the duration of the exhibit.
Each exhibit is accompanied by a Reception with the Artist, which is free and open to the public. However, if you plan to visit during regular opening hours, an admission fee is charged to enter the Garden, unless of course you are a Member. Join today!
Mixed Media and Prints of Kim Henry and Susan Jaworski-Stranc
Kim Henry is an artist and environmental scientist from Groton, Mass., who has studied pastels. Her exhibit will feature mixed-media landscapes created with soft pastels and acrylic paints applied to an under-painting of scraps of mulberry paper. The mulberry papers come in a variety of colors and textures that she uses to capture the depth and fabric of the landscape. Her technique highlights what she loves most in the natural landscape: light and shadow on trees and slopes, lush vegetation and bright flowers, an glimpses of distant hills and secluded gardens.
Susan Jaworski-Stranc is an artistic printmaker from Lowell, Mass., who has studied at SUNY Buffalo and the University of Maryland. She also received her Teaching Certificate from the Massachusetts College of Art. Jaworski-Stranc specializes in the creation of reduction linoleum prints. Her exhibit will focus on tree forms within an informal landscape. Their unique shapes, linear beauty and textures are what she likes to describe in her block prints. Born from one block of linoleum, her relief prints have the color nuances and rich textural surfaces of an oil painting.
Reception with the Artists
Thursday, August 1, 6-7:30 pm
FREE and Open to the Public