The Needham Art Association will be meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4 at the Needham Library. Artist and educator, Lavonne Suwalski will be there to give a critique of NAA members’ paintings. Her critique will address NAA members’ paintings only, but the public is invited to come and listen and the NAA welcomes new members.
Lavonne is an award winning Copley artist. Her work is in corporate and private collections around the world. She graduated with a degree in fine art from Emmanuel College in Boston and received a Masters degree with an art focus from Clark University. She has taught all levels and ages of artists from elementary age children to adults.
Though she considers watercolors to be her passion. She believes that all artists should learn to give themselves enough freedom to allow the paint to assist them in developing their art. She feels that painting can add a great richness to people’s lives, creating an awareness and appreciation of surrounding beauty and allowing them to grow and develop as an individual and to express themselves through art.
Examples of her work can be seen on her website
The meeting and art demo will take place in the Community Room in the Needham Public Library at 1139 Highland Avenue. It is wheelchair accessible. The event is free and the public is invited to attend. The Needham Art Association enriches Needham by exhibiting over 500 paintings in town locations every year. Details of NAA events can be found on the NeedArts calendar.
Members of the Needham Art Association have ongoing art exhibits at the following Needham locations: Middlesex Savings Bank, Rino Salon D’ Italia, Steven palmer Center, Petite Beauty Salon, and the Travel Service Bureau.