Art in Action Returns to Londonderry

Nov 02, 2012 No Comments by

Mack’s Apple Farm Market on Mammoth Road and Shady Hill Greenhouses and Nursery on Corners of Adams and Mammoth Roads will open their doors for Art in Action/NH Open Doors Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th from 10 AM to 5 PM. Exhibiting artists will be demonstrating and available to answer questions about their creative process.

A new addition this fall is the start of an outreach program by the Londonderry Arts Council (LAC) to encourage young artists. Watercolorist Dean Sheldon, a sophomore at Londonderry High, is the first emerging artist to be hosted and given the opportunity to experience professional participation in an art show.

Dean got his start as a freshman under the mentorship of Londonderry High School art teacher Mimi Johnson. Since then he has blossomed creating 60 paintings and hopes to pursue a career in art. Londonderry artist Jason Williams, LAC member and show chairman will act as an onsite mentor to Sheldon during the show.

Also participating are:
Derry: Debbie Curtin – 3D Fine Art; Corrine Dodge – Watercolor, Pen & Ink; Susan Monty – Colored Pencil, Oil and Pastel; John Sweeney – Animal and nature art; East Kingston: Heather Crowley – Watercolor; Londonderry: Tom Abruzese – Acrylic and leaves; Susan Hanna – Oil and Acrylic; Barbara Scott – Pastel and Oil; Dean Sheldon – Watercolor; Jason Williams – Sculpture, Oil and Mixed Media; New Boston: Hanna Phelps – Printmaking and Oil;  Salem: Tina Gagnon – Colored Pencil; Windham: Patricia Crowley – Oil; Pepperell, Ma.: Hiltrud Bennett – Watercolor.
All exhibiting artists will be demonstrating and available to answer questions about their creative process. Admission is free.

For more information contact Jason Williams at 603-717-4582 or email at www.londonderryculture.org.

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Kathy is very active in Londonderry and the southern New Hampshire Region. A advocate for business growth and a passion for outstanding community services, she brings life to the phrase "Business is Good. Life is Better!" to Londonderry. Serving as the Old Home Day Chairman since 1999 she has been a Londonderry Town Councilor, Trustee of the Leach Library, is presently Chairman of the demolition delay committee and serves or has served on many local boards and commissions.
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