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Artist at Work! 2014-2015 ScheduleFrom September 2014 through June 2015, a different Rochester artist will have their work on display in the Arts, Music and Recreation Division at Central, and on the 3rd Saturday the artist will do a free demonstration in the library.

August 2014
Rochester Artisans I recognize immediately are pysanky artist Mia Sohn, I remember she did this event last year too. Also Cheryl & Don Olney – wonderful people, wonderful artists!

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Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County
115 South Avenue
Rochester NY 14604

(585) 428-7300
TDD – (585) 428-8023

Artist at Work!
9/20/2014; 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Central Library – 2nd floor, Bausch and Lomb Public Library Building
Age Level: All Ages
Meet artist Peggy Martinez and watch as she creates a beautiful painting right in the Arts Division. Peggy Martinez‘s vibrant paintings have won awards and have been featured in “American Art Collector” magazine. She participated in the 2014 series “Inspiration” by creating a painting during an RPO performance. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle chose her as a “Woman to Watch,” both for her artistic talents and the work she has done in the community, especially to raise awareness of pediatric asthma. Her exhibit “Gift of the Rose” was featured in the 2014 PBS series “Cycle of Health” and honors the memory of her sister who suffered from asthma. Stop by, ask questions, observe art being created, and be inspired! During September, there will be a display of Ms. Martinez’s paintings in the Reidman display cases in the Arts Division. This program has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library.

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