Pittsford Gallery Announces October Guest Artist

"Things I've Seen," watercolor by Valerie Larsen, NWS

Pittsford Fine Art, the Rochester area’s newest gallery featuring top local artists, will show the work of Rochester painter Valerie Larsen as its featured guest artist of the month in October. The opening reception will be Friday, Oct. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Larsen paints large, illustrative watercolors featuring a wide range of subjects whose common thread is to capture what is remarkable in our everyday experience.

Larsen is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society and the Watercolor USA Honor Society. She has participated in numerous national exhibitions. Her work appears in six Splash books, by Northlight Books. She has taught regional workshops, has been an instructor of watercolor at the Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester, and was an artist-in-residence at Artisan Works. Larsen has a studio and gallery in the Anderson Arts Building, which features four floors of art and culturally related studios in the Neighborhood of the Arts.

For more information about Larsen, see www.pittsfordfineart.com , or visit the gallery’s Facebook page, which will feature a video interview with the artist.

Pittsford Fine Art is a cooperative gallery created and shown by local artists. Its permanent collection features the work of the gallery’s 11 charter members, all prominent painters from Rochester to Ithaca. The gallery, at 4 North Main Street, in the center of the village of Pittsford, is open six days a week: Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 6 p.m.; Friday noon to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking is available in front of the gallery or at the nearby public parking lot. Pittsford Fine Art is on the web at pittsfordfineart.com and on Facebook at the Pittsford Fine Art page.

For more information, contact: PittsfordFineArt@gmail.com or Nancy Lane  585-298-1471

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