Silvia Williams to demo at Leapin’ Frog Gallery

Leapin’ Frog Gallery will host local artist Silvia Williams for a one-hour art talk and demonstration on “Experimental Painting” beginning at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 2.

Williams has been an artist for many years and has recently transitioned from realism to abstract art using mixed media. Bright happy colors are her palette of choice and she uses inks, watercolor, acrylic, foil, bubble wrap, saran wrap and other items to create her art.

Williams is originally from Cuba but has been a U.S. citizen for over 50 years and holds a master’s in Modern Languages from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her teaching career included public school, prep school as well as university. She is past president of the Blue Ridge Watermedia Society. Her work is also in collections throughout the U.S. as well as in Canada and Spain.

Leapin’ Frog Gallery is located in the Historic Frog Level District on 58 Commerce Street, Waynesville, beside Panacea Coffee Shop. Public invited. For more information call 828.456.8441.

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