Monday, March 28, 2011

Kimberly Kersey Asbury to Exhibit in Daniels Room

LOOKING: Figurative Paintings by artist Kimberly Kersey Asbury

This exhibition in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Town Library will showcase Kimberly Kersey Asbury’s figurative work with highlights taken from various series. Subjects include safari-goers in Africa, recent portraits of her children and large-scale figurative examples from her Room Series. Kimberly Kersey Asbury is an artist with many interests, ranging from drawing and painting from life to working with mixed media, wax clay, book forms, installation, photography and printmaking. She is Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH and is currently teaching painting and printmaking. Kersy Asbury received a BFA in Painting from the Kansas City Art Institute, an MFA in Painting, Boston University College of Fine Arts and attended The Graduate Institute at Saint John's College as well as the Vermont Studio Center. She received a Fulbright Research Grant for painting in Botswana in 1998. She has shown in New Hampshire, Boston, New York City, Morocco, Botswana and the Midwest. She resides in Greenfield, NH with her husband and two children.The show opens to the public (during library hours) Monday, April 4th running through Wednesday, May 12th. An artist reception will be held Saturday, April 30th, 11am-1pm. Please call the library at 525-4411 before coming to view the show as the Daniels Room is often booked with programs.

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