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Christy Olsen

Fine Artist and Adult Art Instructor

"Italy in Retrospect" A One Woman Exhibition

Santa Maria from Assisi. oil on board. 24x36.

A one woman exhibition featuring original oil paintings and pastels by representational artist Christy Olsen, this event includes new work not yet seen by the public. Subjects revolve around central Italy and its unique characteristics, including history, architecture, artistic legacy, rich traditions, wine, music and colorful landscapes. 

Tuscany, known for its Renaissance history and its influence on high culture is surrounded by a beautiful rustic country side with yellow, red and orange flowers.Umbra is the home of the "Umber" pigment originally extracted here from this mountainous province. It was used to make the famous Old Master's palette colors such as "Raw Umber" and "Burnt Umber".

I didn't realize it at the time but now looking back on the last few years in retrospect, I have been painting a collection of scenery, colors and souvenirs that revolve around my former 2012 trip to Italy, where I visited Umbra, Tuscany and Rome.” --Artist Christy Olsen

Art Exhibition & Sale
Featuring 12 large oil paintings or pastels from representational artist Christy Olsen. This event is open to the public! 

Exhibitions Dates
March 1 - April 5, 2015

Opening Artist's Reception
Sunday, March 1, 2015  (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Refreshments served.

Narthex Gallery
Enter into the North Entrance marked "The Gathering Place" 
then walk straight ahead to the exhibition. Or enter the West Entrance marked "Sanctuary" walk straight ahead exhibition is on the right.

Gallery Hours
Sundays (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Phone
(520) 297-7201

Location
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
Southwest Campus: 7575 North Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704

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