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Time & Tide... Contemporary Paper Marbling by Cristina Hajosy

South Shore Natural Science Center

Wednesday • September 11

Clock Icon 9:00 AM
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Location Icon South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Nowell, MA 02061

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The South Shore Natural Science Center is pleased to announce the exhibit “Time and Tide… Contemporary Paper Marbling” by Canton artist Christina Hajosy. The show opens August 27 and runs through October 6, 2019. The Opening Reception will be Thursday, September 5 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Vine Hall Gallery. The public is invited and light refreshments will be served.

There will be a workshop for people interested in learning more on Saturday, September 7 from 12-4:30pm. Participants will have the opportunity to work with Cristina and try out various techniques, and take home their own pieces. This workshop will explore the decorative art of paper marbling. Focus will be on Turkish-style marbling. This method, “Ebru”, can produce lovely figurative designs of fish, flowers, birds, and abstract shapes or the traditional combed patterns. The floating designs may be free-form, combed, or even blown. Advance registration is required. For registration information, please visit www.ssnsc.org or call 781-659-2559.

Artist Cristina Hajosy was born in northern Georgia and currently lives and works in and around Boston. She is the owner of Hajosy Arts, her teaching workshop and studio for photography, printmaking, bookmaking, artist’s books/journals and decorative papers. Cristina is an active art educator teaching at numerous schools in Greater Boston. In addition, she operates Cristina Hajosy Photography, providing wedding, portrait and event photography in New England and New York.

The Vine Hall Gallery is a multi-use space that provides a place for local artists to share their artwork depicting the natural world (please call ahead for viewing availability). Programs and exhibits in Vine Hall are partially funded through a Cultural Investment Portfolio Grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

For more information on the Science Center and its programs, please visit our website at ‘www.ssnsc.org’; for more information on exhibiting your work at the South Shore Natural Science Center please contact Hannah Woodbury at 781-659-2559 or email at hwoodbury@ssymca.org.

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