By Clint Wolf, Beloit Daily News – Aug 30, 2022
BELOIT—Beloit Art Center is pleased to announce the September exhibits which will open with a First Friday Gallery Reception on Sept. 2 from 5 -7 p.m.
A gallery talk featuring the artists will be held at 6 p.m.
The exhibits will be open through Sept. 29.
Connie Gardiner of Beloit is the featured artist in the Main Gallery. She is relatively new to painting and is self-taught. Specializing in the essence of life, she has grown with each strike of her brush. Her current studio at Beloit Art Gallery, has allowed her to take the first step as a member of the art community. Gardiner is a nurse at Autumn Lake, a skilled nursing facility in Beloit. During the pandemic, she began sharing her artwork in the rooms of her patients and proudly gifting pieces to those returning home, or to the families of those who pass on. Her dedication to her profession as a nurse has extended to her artwork and will continue to grow throughout the next chapter of her life.
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