march 2018

Lawrence Street Gallery 


Cindy Parsons & Oakland University Studio Art Students

Lawrence Street Gallery presents Cindy Parsons – Celestial and Earthly Explorations and OU Studio Art.

Cindy Parsons has two distinct painting personalities that she alternates between in her oil painting.  She is a passionate plein-air painter, in which she studies light and color and carries her learnings into her large studio paintings of outside scenes.  She is also a huge fan of the Hubble space images, which inspire her to paint the stars and stardust, the nebulas and galaxies, with their breathtakingly beautiful shapes against the black of the universe.   Cindy is an engineer-turned-artist.  After working nearly 30 years at General Motors, she retired to pursue a career as an oil painter, and immediately earned a Bachelor of Art degree through Oakland University’s Studio Art Program. As a nod to the high esteem she has for the OU faculty and art program, she has invited 8 students of OU’s Studio Art program to share the spotlight with her.  The OU artists will include:  Valbona Devukaj, Angela Farrah, Ashley Fowler, Marigrace Francis, Daija Ginyard, Makayla Glover, Marcus Hall, and Hannah Leen Ushman.  .

Show dates:  February 28 – March 30.

Opening Reception:  March 2, 6-9 pm Mid-month Reception: March 18, 2-5 pm (free parking)

Opening Reception: Friday, March 2, 6-9 PM

Mid-month Reception: Sunday, March 18, 2-5 PM


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