Dynamic water color, oil painting exhibits on display in Gardens


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The exhibit will be on display through Feb. 21.

A new set of colorful paintings is brightening up the Burns Road Recreation Center.

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“Art x 2,” oil paintings by local artists Marci Bulitt and Roma Josephs, will be on display at the recreation center through Feb. 21. The exhibit is part of the GardensArt program, in which local and nationally recognized artists and photographers lend their work to the city to display for several weeks.

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The paintings include a waterfront downtown cityscape by Bulitt and a bicycle decorated with flowers by Josephs.

There will be an opening reception for “Art x 2” 5:30-7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 26 at the recreation center, 4404 Burns Road. Light refreshments will be served.

Across the street, “The Attraction of Opposites” water color and abstract paintings by Marilyn Liedman and Karen H. Salup, are on display in the City Hall lobby through Feb. 22.

Liedman, a watercolor artist, paints waterfalls, cityscapes, plein air scenes, mountains, canyons and botanicals, along with figurative scenes and portraits. Salup’s botanicals and cityscapes are more abstract.

All of the GardensArt exhibits are free and open to the public.

— SARAH PETERS



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