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The Cheshire Art League’s October meeting will take place tomorrow, Oct. 2 at the Cheshire Library, 104 Main St. There will be announcements at 7 p.m. followed by a demonstration by guest artist Beverly Schirmeier.
Beverly earned a bachelor of fine arts degree at Wayne State University and worked towards a Master of fine arts in Italy and is a alumni of the Lyme Art Academy.
She has further advanced her talents through numerous workshops and classes at the Lyme Art Association.
She holds memberships in the Lyme, Guilford, Ct Pastel Society, East Hampton Art Association, Connecticut Plein Air Painters, and Clinton Art Societies. She is the President of the Madison Art Society.
Her paintings include subjects such as New England landscapes and still lifes. All of the work was done en plein air” outdoors on location. She has earned juror awards at the Madison Art Society and the Clinton Art Society Juried Shows and first place in the Old Saybrook Estuary Calendar juried event.
Beverly's artwork has been exhibited in galleries, public buildings, and in collaboration with other artists and in one-man shows. Her work resides in numerous collections and can be seen in regional art club shows and various other artistic venues along the shoreline.
This demonstration is free and open to the public. If you have a desire to increase your knowledge of the techniques of painting or have an interest and appreciation for art, we encourage you to come and enjoy the evening. For more information, see our website at www.cheshireartleague.com, or call publicity chairman, Karen Dwyer (203) 389-8419.