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Rachel Melis - Fruitful and Fretful: Forty Weeks in Watercolor

Presented by CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series at CSB Benedicta Arts Center - Gorecki Gallery, St. Joseph Minnesota

Mar 24 2020
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May 15 2020
Rachel Melis - Fruitful and Fretful: Forty Weeks in Watercolor

series of paintings inspired by the seed pods (common fruits and vegetables) used as metaphors for human embryos

Rachel Melis is an Associate Professor of Art at the College of Saint Benedict & Saint John’s University with an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Several years ago, as a pregnant printmaker, Melis found herself beginning a series of paintings inspired by the seed pods (common fruits and vegetables) used as metaphors for human embryos. Eagerly and anxiously wanting ways to visualize the changes happening inside her, Melis used gouache watercolors and metallic inks to emphasize

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Free event.

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An artist reception for Rachel Melis will be held on Thursday, April 16 from 5-7 p.m. with an artist talk at 6:00 pm.  All are welcome to this free event.  Gallery Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 9 pm.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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CSB Benedicta Arts Center - Gorecki Gallery

37 South College Avenue , St. Joseph, Minnesota 56374

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