Phyllis Hughes, A Demonstration in Acrylic
April 21, 2013
Sunday, April 21, 2013 2 - 4pm
Phyllis will demonstrate the quick drying of acrylics to build layers of forest with intense opaques for spotting sky and patches of sunlight; and rapid transparent glazes.
Phyllis Hughes has had solo shows and won prizes in group exhibits in surrounding towns and in galleries in the Southwest, Western New York and New England. In 1971 she documented a series of colonial houses on “Main Street, Acton” for the League of Women Voters, pen and ink drawings now in its fifth edition. She has murals, paintings and drawings in the Concord and Carlisle Town Halls, Emerson Hospital, Roswell Park Memorial Hospital, and many homes and offices in the Boston area.
Phyllis became a Distinguished Artist in the Concord Art Association, and and served on executive boards there, at the Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts, JGP Scholarship Fund for the Visual and Performing Arts, and the Painters’ Guild of the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society where she taught classes in oil and acrylic painting. She was a Concord-Carlisle Continuing Education teacher from 1967 to 2010.
Demonstrations are free and open to the public. They take place in the Plummer Studio, Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, 130 Waltham Street, Lexington. Parking is free.