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Leelanau Love Affair: New Paintings by Neil Walling

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July 29, 2016 @ 11:00 am
August 4, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
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Center Gallery
6023 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI
231 334-3179

Suttons Bay artist Neil Walling continues his love affair with Leelanau County in a new group of watercolor and oil paintings starting July 29 at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor.

Walling’s life-long affection for the region has moved him to study many of the familiar Leelanau County scenes in search of something fresh to depict. “There are a great many scenes in the county, but I always look for something unexpected or overlooked by the casual observer,” he said. “Fish Town is a good example. It has been painted by many fine artists, so my goal is to see it from a new perspective.” Walling works paints in one sitting, en plein air, which is an immediate, time-sensitive approach to outdoor painting.

As part of his exhibition, Walling will conduct a painting demonstration on Saturday, July 30, 1 p.m. at the gallery.

The show runs through Aug. 4. For more information, please call 231/334-3179.