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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Linda Celestian’s ‘Fluent’ Paintings

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Categories:  Department of State Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County The Arts

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THE MEZZANINE GALLERY TO EXHIBIT LINDA CELESTIAN’S ‘FLUENT’ PAINTINGS

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“Concurrent,” acrylic on canvas, 36” X 52”, 2016

‘Fluent’ refers to the artist’s technique in which paint is poured in its liquid form and allowed to dry before another transparent layer is applied. The work is inspired by both the macro and micro worlds of nature – the sky, fungus growths, and patterns created by wind and rain. Celestian views nature as a metaphor for human experiences and emotional states of being.

The exhibition will be on view from Nov. 4-23, with an opening reception on Friday, Nov. 4, from 5-7 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. Celestian will attend to discuss her painting techniques and her new work in glass which will also be on view in the show.

Celestian received a 2016 Individual Artist Fellowship in Visual Arts, Painting and is a co-founder of the Highland Arts Garage, Wilmington. Learn more about Celestian with our YouTube Meet the Artist video series.

The Mezzanine Gallery is located in the Carvel State Office Building, 820 N. French St., Wilmington, DE 19801 and open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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The Delaware Division of the Arts, a branch of the Delaware Department of State, is dedicated to cultivating and supporting the arts to enhance the quality of life for all Delawareans. Together with its advisory body, the Delaware State Arts Council, the Division administers grants and programs that support arts programming, educate the public, increase awareness of the arts, and integrate the arts into all facets of Delaware life. For more information about the Delaware Division of the Arts, visit arts.delaware.gov or call 302-577-8278.

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