Leslie Nolan’s Seduction, at the Athenaeum | News Release | Athenaeum

Leslie Nolan | Seduction

August 10 – September 17, 2017

Opening Reception, Sunday, August 13, 4-6 pm

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Above: Pulled By What Would Be, Leslie Nolan, acrylic, 60” x 96” diptych

In partnership with Susan Calloway Fine Art of Washington, DC, the Athenaeum Gallery is pleased to present Seduction featuring artist Leslie Nolan. Nolan’s abstract figurative paintings depict what is felt rather than what is seen. Ambiguity and uncertainty are powerful forces rendered eloquently with the use of bold colors and energetic brushwork. Her pieces are influenced by her personal exploration within various spiritual and energetic themes pertaining to modern life. She is a firm believer that “the artist is pivotal to how we see and understand the world.”

The gallery talk, on September 10th at 2 pm, will feature both Ms. Nolan as well as Dr. L. Erich Keel. Dr. Keel served as Head of Education for the Kreeger Museum until his retirement in 2013. Currently, he lectures on twentieth-century German art and leads art-themed study tours to Europe.

About the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association:

The Athenaeum Gallery is open Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 12 to 4 pm, and Saturdays from 1 to 4 pm.

The NVFAA is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in all forms of art, and to establishing programs that will enrich the cultural life of Northern Virginia and the surrounding metropolitan area. The Athenaeum Gallery exhibits work created solely by artists living or working in the region and strives to present visitors with a wide variety of excellent art and unique experiences.


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