Painter Margret Lindsey, whose portraits are on display at Central Library through the end of August, is inspired by the Impressionist painter Mary Cassatt.
“As mother and a woman, I see the world differently. I have a love of children and relationships. I enjoy portraying the depth and hidden stories, which one can see in children and relationships. I enjoy using classical lighting and chiaroscuro, finding the light and shadow within a composition. My goal is to create truthful and insightful portraits of children, relationships and other sitters. I also enjoy creating still life paintings because I am able to create a world for the viewer to enter that is calm and beautiful. A peaceful place like a still life is a treat when the rest of the world seems to be moving at warp speed.”
The series on display is in oil, but Lindsey also uses charcoal, pastels, and watercolor in her work.
20% of all art sales go to the Friends of the Library. For pricing information, contact the artist at margret @ scott-tigers.com or 703-973-8866.
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