East Lansing Artist Displays Watercolors in Gallery
East Lansing artist Margaret Meade-Turnbull provides a 30-year
retrospective of her life figure watercolor paintings in an exhibit at
Alma College’s Clack Art Center.
The exhibit runs from Jan. 5 through Feb. 5 in the Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery. Admission is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
“I describe my watercolors as realistic renderings of the [human] figure in its space with an emphasis on how the light fuses the figure and space into one,” says Meade-Turnbull.
show features 39 of her works from 1977 to the present, giving a sense
of how her artwork has developed over time from her early etchings.
Meade-Turnbull, who has taught life drawing and figure painting at Lansing Community College since 1981, has received numerous awards and critical acclaim for her work. She has exhibited throughout Michigan and nationally in Indiana, North Dakota, New Jersey and Alabama.
Most recently, her artwork has been featured at Albion College, Adrian College and Mott Community College in Flint.
A closing reception and artist’s talk will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 in the gallery. Admission is free and open to the public.
Posted: Mon, January 5th, 2009 at 2:50PM