E. Faye Collins and Lucy Spencer
February 28 - March 31, 2012
Reception: Sunday, March 11, 2 - 4 p.m.
Artworks Gallery presents a two-person exhibit of handmade paper collages by E. Faye Collins and oil paintings by Lucy Spencer. Ms. Collins' collages reflect her interest in the details of plant, especially the leaves, related shapes, and colors,. Ms. Spencer's paintings include birds in trees and fanciful landscapes, ranging in size from very small to very large.
Faye Collins says that collage is a medium that allows the composition to be reformed and refined to the maker’s satisfaction before the pasting down. She is an avid gardener and patron of trees, an admirer of tomatoes and nature, and a novice birder. She is a native of the Guilford College area in Greensboro, NC, where she resides today. She has a BFA and a MFA in painting and printmaking from the University of NC in Greensboro.She has studied at Kent State Blossom Festival, Penland and Arrowmont craft schools
Lucy Spencer earned her BFA from the University of Georgia, and her MFA from the University of NC at Greensboro. She taught art for 30 years in Guilford, Alamance, and Forsyth Counties, and operated the Ark Gallery in her home in Greensboro for 3 years. .
The exhibit is free and open to the public.
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E. Faye Collins, "Circle Ritual", collage and handmade paper, 26" x 16"
Lucy Spencer, "Conversation", oil on canvas, 8" x 10"