“Birds of a Feather”
Art exhibit by Susan Parmenter and Mimi Wiggins
CONCORD, N.H. — During July and August, the McLane Audubon Center will be hosting an exhibit of beautiful paintings of birds and bird related items. Artists Susan Parmenter of Sunapee and Mimi Wiggin of Warner have teamed up to share some of their pieces that have captured the beauty of fleeting birds in hopes of inspiring others to help protect birds and their habitats.
A public artist’s reception will be held on Thursday, July 10 from 4:30-6:30 pm. All are welcome. To view the exhibit other times, call ahead (224-9909) to confirm availability. The center at 84 Silk Farm Road in Concord is open Monday-Friday from 9:00-5:00 and Saturdays from 10:00-4:00.
A realist painter, Susan Parmenter enjoys painting in both oil and pastel and often sketches outdoors. Favorite subjects include landscape, figure, still life, animals, birds, wildlife and the beauty of nature in general.
Currently, Susan is a member of the High Street Painters in Brattleboro, VT and the Portrait Society of America. She is also a member of NH Audubon, The Nature Conservancy and The American Bird Conservancy. Susan has won numerous awards participating in a variety of national art events and also enjoys teaching.
View a sample of Susan’s work and learn about other upcoming shows at www.susanparmeter.com
Mimi Wiggin paints with oils and is primarily self-taught. Her work has been displayed throughout New Hampshire and has been featured in Kearsarge Magazine, SooNipi Magazine, The Art & Gallery Guide, and Forest Notes. Mimi is currently painting backyard birds for a small book to be published in the fall of 2014.
To learn more about Mimi and see samples of her work visit: www.mimiwiggin.com.
Partial proceeds of sales of art that is displayed at NH Audubon goes to support our mission. To learn more about this exhibit and other programs, festivals and projects call 224-9909 or visit the website: www.nhaudubon.org.
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