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Wednesday, April 25 News

'Eye-Sights' art exhibit opening at Fairfield Library's Kershner Gallery

"Eye-Sights" an art exhibit including the work of Howard Aaron, Lynne Arovas and Beatrice del Perugia, opens at the at the Bruce S. Kershner Gallery in the Fairfield Public Library on Saturday, Aug. 16.

A reception will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., with a talk by the artists at 5:30 p.m.

Del Perugia, a Westport resident, was educated in France. She has shown her paintings in many group shows including the Dalbert Gallery in Sarasota, Fla.; the Westport Arts Center and Rockwell Gallery in Westport; the Rowayton Arts Center, and the Allied Artist in New York. She also had a solo show at Picture This in Westport.

Aaron, an Easton resident, discovered the joy of painting in watercolors at the age of 50. His commissioned portraits and landscapes, both watercolor and graphite, are represented in private, corporate, and institutional collections in nine states. Since 2005, his work has received numerous regionals and state awards. In September, his portrait of Rabbi Israel C. Stein will be in the National Open Juried Exhibition in Manhattan.

Arovas, a Greenwich resident, has studied at the Silvermine School of Art in New Canaan. She is a member of the Art Society of Old Greenwich, the Greenwich Art Society, and the City Lights Gallery, and a former member of the Women's Caucus for Art.

The show runs through Oct. 5 at the library, 1080 Old Post Road. For more information, visit www.fplct.org or call 203-256-3155.