“Ruston En Plein Air” Exhibition Opening at 102 a Bistro

On Wednesday, May 11, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) and 102 a Bistro will present “Ruston En Plein Air”, an exciting new exhibition of landscape painting. Join us from 5-7 p.m. as we celebrate the works of Peter Jones’s landscape painting class.  Featured artists will include

 Lisa Mullikin
Lana Langston
Whitney Anderson
Carol Plamondon
Rebekah Schlehuber
Daniel Moore

Derek Poole
Emily Medlin
Rachel Boguille
Gabrielle Gaspard
Catherine McVea
Noula Rodakis

 The artwork featured will be landscape paintings of the Ruston area and at Tech Farm.  Mr. Jones remarked that Tech Farm provides rich scenic views that are perfect for this particular genre of painting. 

 When asked about the challenges of landscape painting one of the featured artists, Catherine McVea, remarked “The challenge in landscape painting is to select from the richness of detail at hand and then to express a sense of this on the canvas. There is always more to learn about both the environment and the painting process and I relish the challenge. The wonder of both is that there is always more to see and learn.”

 The artists will attend the reception honoring them Wednesday, so as you enjoy wine and appetizers, ask them about their work and what inspires them.

 If you are interested in purchasing a work in the “Ruston En Plein Air” exhibition, look forNCLAC’s Executive Director Leigh Anne Chambers, contactNCLAC at 318-255-1450, or stop by the Dixie Center for the Arts Wednesday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. We look forward to seeing you at the Bistro.

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