Local artist Susan van Asch van Wyck’s exhibit in charcoal, graphite, gouache, and pastel will be on display at the Gunn Memorial Library Stairwell Gallery in Washington from February 27
Local artist Susan van Asch van Wyck’s exhibit in charcoal, graphite, gouache, and pastel will be on display at the Gunn Memorial Library Stairwell Gallery in Washington from February 27 through April 10. There will be a “meet the artist” from 12 to 2 PM on Saturday, February 27,
No food or drink, masks and socially distanced.
“I have always been interested in art, and drew and took classes through high school in New Milford. My husband attended school to be an art teacher and the two of us were always a part of that college art community. One of my husband’s teachers, Mike Scope, gave me a great deal of encouragement, which I appreciated and we continued to be involved with a community of artists, ” explains van Asch van Wyck.
When living in England, she worked mainly in acrylics and graphite. Since returning to Ct, she has concentrated on portraits, working with pastel, charcoal and graphite and occasionally, gouache. Her main interest is in drawing people and animals, looking for subject matter with distinctive character, mainly she finds in human and animal faces. van Asch van Wyck tells us “throughout my work my one constant is a strong emphasis on line. All artists have to come to grips with selection…what to leave in, what to take out…should I do this or that? For me, I always come back to the face – a window.”
Gunn Memorial Library is located at 5 Wykeham Road at the juncture of Route 47 opposite the Green in Washington, CT. Library hours may be found at gunnlibrary.org. Artwork will be available for show and for sale. A portion of the sales benefits the Library. For more information call (860)868-7586 or email the library circulation desk, [email protected]
Gunn Memorial LibraryPhone: (860)-868-7586