1. Art Show co-chair Cathy Van Kula, featured artist Rachel Brown, NDA president and CEO Dr. Judith Dwyer and and Art Show co-chair Denick Herrin paused for a photo during the preview reception on Friday evening, January 26, 2018.
The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur in Villanova, PA, is holding its 45th Annual Fine Art Show and Sale from Friday, January 26 – Sunday, February 4, 2018. The exhibition and sale opened with a catered preview reception with the artists on Friday, January 26, 2018 in the Academy Mansion. Co-chairing the Art Show this year are Denick Herrin and Cathy Van Kula. The public is cordially invited to attend both the catered reception and the weeklong exhibit. The Fine Art Show will be on display from noon to 4 p.m. daily beginning Saturday, January 27 through Sunday, February 4, 2018.
The exhibition features nearly 100 artists’ works in a variety of mediums, including oils, watercolors, acrylics, ceramics, metals, and glass. The weeklong exhibit is free of charge and open to the public from Saturday, January 27 through Sunday, February 4, 2018. This year’s featured artist is Philadelphia area resident, Rachel Brown. Rachel’s central medium is oil paint. Rachel received her BA in Fine Arts from Pennsylvania State University. During college, she spent a semester in Rome studying painting and art history as a student at Temple University’s Fine Arts Program in Rome. After graduating, Rachel spent 18 productive years building a career in the corporate world, continuing to paint when time allowed. Realizing her need to foster her passion and mature and expand her techniques, she left the corporate world to focus full-time on her art.
A variety of recent paintings can be viewed on her website at www.artatrachelbrown.com.
5. Marissa Cheriam, Maggie McHugh, Cathy Van Kula and Denick Herrin.