By Robyn Thompson
BVSCAA Co-publicity Chair 

BVS Spring Art Show: Meet the artists

BVS Cultural Arts Presents


Introducing BVSCAA art donor Robert Hardy

"Having worked for forty years as a professional photographer, with most of them devoted to advertising photography, I went into fine art landscape photography a few years ago upon my retirement. I have found both professions to be equally challenging and rewarding experiences.

Advertising placed time constraints and special requirements to fulfill the assignments, while fine art landscapes required nature's cooperation and travelling long distances to remote locations. When nature does not cooperate, I must go back again and again to achieve the desired result...which is to stimulate the visual senses of my viewers. Both occupations require great discipline and dedication. Without those qualities, I would never have been successful in accomplishing my goals."

Donated art: Photograph on metal "The Bee-Kay Theater" is available for viewing at Gallery and Gifts.

The Bear Valley Springs Cultural Arts Association will be offering this metal based photograph as part of the raffle at its opening Reception on Sunday, March 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments are offered, and there will be a no-host bar for libations. Raffle tickets available at $2 for one and $20 for 12 tickets. Gate passes are available at 821-2114.

Introducing BVSCAA art donor Deanie Zeitlin

The art donation by Deanie is a watercolor painting that was painted while on location in Cape Cod in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Deanie Zeitlin has had a long and varied history in the arts. She has been a painter for more than 30 years, venturing into the merits of oils, acrylic and watercolors. Her personal favorite is acrylic, as she can manipulate the paints to get her favorite look.

Her study and practice of art led her into teaching art. Her teaching includes the basics of: painting, drawing, and the techniques of lighting and shading for student levels beginner to accomplished artists. Her classes are in four hour segments and cost $50. They are taught at the student's home and require at least 3 or 4 students.


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