Marianna Hamilton Ross Exhibit Preview

What: Marianna Hamilton Ross Solo Exhibition, Works on Paper

When: February 11 – March 16, 2016

Where: Seminole State College – Lake Mary/Sanford Campus at the Center for Fine & Performance Arts Building

How: See a largest collection of Hamilton Ross work of art at one location

Why: Get an up close and personal with the original works of art by Hamilton Ross

Who: Open to the general public during normal business hours and open during theater intermissions

Parking: Free, park near the Northwest parking lot closest to the CFDA Automotive Program Building.

Overview of the Exhibit: Our season continues with an exhibit featuring pastel and watercolor works by Marianna Hamilton Ross; former Art Professor and Gallery Curator at Seminole State College of Florida. After retiring, Mrs. Hamilton Ross has been actively producing and exhibiting her paintings and drawings, and teaching workshops both in Florida and in northeast Pennsylvania. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Artists for Art (AFA) Gallery, Scranton, PA; Willow River Gallery, Honesdale, PA; Cooperstown Art Association, NY, and Gallery at Avalon Island, Orlando, plus a Solo show at the University Club in Winter Park.

 The Sights of this Exhibit: When you walk into the SSC Fine Arts Gallery, you will notice the lights are dimmed and the colors of the artwork will pop out. There is a total of twenty-four works of art hanging on the walls in the gallery. There are a variety of works from abstract figure forms to abstract botanicals created in watercolor and pastels.

Many viewers have asked where are her famous silk paintings. There are no available silk paintings on the wall at this exhibit. This exhibit has only 2-D works of art. One will notice that she layers some of her artwork with paper stacked on paper. Her color palette uses a variety of color gradients. She uses a cool color scheme throughout most of her artwork. Hamilton Ross finished all of her works of art with a light wooden trim frame.

For more information on this exhibit and open days and gallery hours go to: https://www.seminolestate.edu/arts/events/gallery

For artist website go to: http://mariannahamiltonross.com

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