March First Friday

Portrait Madness
At March First Friday
7-9 PM, Friday, March 7
Profile – front and center! Lights, camera, paintbrush! First Friday at The Pember in Granville will be portrait time, with painted and photographic portraits of artists Gigi Zeitler and George Bouret on display. Be sure to smile and bring your best face…
Oil portrait artist Gigi Zeitler has a B.A. in art from Douglass College, Rutgers University and continued her education at Parsons School of Design and the Graduate School of Architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology. She studied under portrait artist Paul McCormack for over five years and has done workshops at the Woodstock School of Art with portrait artist Lois Woolley and contemporary master HongNian Zhang.
Documentary photographer George Bouret graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Working freelance for nearly thirty years, George specializes in portrait, fashion and architectural work. He recently concluded a two-year commission photographing the construction of a new wing of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. He will be showing “Portraits at the Fair”.
Salem Artist Ruthanne Hunter specializes in glass bead making in the great underground tradition of lampworking – where the bead is made in an open flame. The beads are then formed into wearable jewelry.
Crackers, Crepes & Crisps  of Dorset will be providing food.
Nearby, the Slate Valley Museum will host An Irish First Friday with live, traditional Irish music, Irish artifacts and munchies.
First Friday is the first Friday of every month. Hours are always 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Pember Library & Museum 33 West Main Street, Granville, NY. Tel 518-642-1515
Slate Valley Museum 17 Water Street, Granville, NY. Tel 518- 642-1417

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