The Mamaroneck Artist Guild opened summer 2011 with a group exhibition of Westchester women artists. The show features a wide variety of works in different media: From photography to oil paintings, collages and ceramics.
At the June 25 opening, visitors mingled with the artists who were very happy to share their art experiences.
Ruth Raskin and Rita Bonok, both use black and white photography, but one deals with geometric forms of architecture landmarks, the other documents the people of the Dominican Republic.
The very soft oil landscapes of Phyllis Tarlow depict familiar views for Weschester Residents. Brenna’s Rosenfeld’s multi media collages combined figurative elements with very abstract background.
The only printmaker of the group, Lynne Lederman, is new to Westchester. She grew up in Massachussetts with a family of artists. The well done prints, mostly woodcuts and linocuts, are inspired from Lynne’s travels. They are simple, yet sophisticated.
Debora Solomon demonstrates that a sculptor can work with many mediums, wood, alabaster, bronze.. Her sculptures can be appreciated twofolds: the representative piece itself , but she also work to make the negative space another element of the sculpture.
Robin Henschel ceramics are inspired from her collection of medieval beastiary. She invents and mold sea monsters with her clay. Some of them can also be used as a bakeware.
The exhibition is a spotlight on the diversity of westchester resident artists. It is inspiring to see these women dedication and love for their craft.
through July 9
Mamaroneck Artists Guild- 132 Larchmont Ave.,- Larchmont, NY – www.themamaroneckartistsguild.org