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Sharon's Lakeside Gallery Hosts Two Residents' Work
"Echoes of a Bygone Era," featuring work by Sharon artists Barbara Seligman and Liane Fisher, will be displayed at the Lakeside Gallery at the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging from July 17 through Aug. 30, with a wine and cheese reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 19.
Fisher is originally from the UK, having moved to Sharon in 1999. She studied both art and dance throughout her life, has a Master of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, has performed with the Boston Ballet and the Royal Ballet and is now a ballet teacher. Fisher is drawn to drawing ballet scenes from time to time and is fond of Degas. She prefers to work in oil pastel, watercolor, colored pencil, charcoal, and pen and ink.
Meanwhile, Seligman studied with Robert Douglas Hunter and Don Stone. She is a member of the Fuller Craft Museum and the Attleboro Arts Museum. Seligman has exhibited in numerous juried shows. Among others, she exhibited her works at a fundraiser for state Treasurer Shannon P. O’Brien at the Church Street Winery in Raynham and was selected to participate in the International Women's Month Art Exhibition 2002 and 2003 at the Fuller Crafts Museum. She has displayed works through the Stoughton Art Association, Dorothy M. Woodward Gallery, Stoughton Public Library, Sharon Public Library, Sharon Co-operative Bank, Sharon Lakeside Gallery, Wallace Anderson Gallery at Bridgewater State College, Barbara Schinder’s Interiors in New Seabury, Mansfield Music and Art Society, Attleboro Arts Museum, Fuller Craft Museum, Massasoit Community College Canton Gallery, Perkins Gallery Community Exhibit 2003 and 2004, Blanch Ames Regional Art Competition 2003, and Plymouth Yacht Club. Seligman has been an educator for many years. She has been an art instructor in Sharon, Canton, Mansfield, Norwood and Dedham. Her students range in age from 2 to 104. She is a graduate of Vesper George School of Art for commercial art and Bridgewater State College for fine art and early childhood education. Seligman has donated many animal works for auction through the Doberman Rescue Unlimited in Sandown, NH. Many of her works are in private collections.
The Lakeside Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Thursday until 8 p.m., Friday until noon, and other evenings by appointment. For more information, call 781-784-8000.
More About Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging
The Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging offers a variety of social and educational programs as well as social services and limited transportation to local adults and seniors. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, the council meets at 3 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise noted) at the Sharon Adult Center. The department staff publishes The View, a monthly newsletter and program guide available here.
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- SHARON CREATIVE ARTS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL SPRING SHOW Weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 9:00 am
- CALL FOR ENTRY - FIRST ANNUAL CRAFT EXHIBIT Weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 9:00 am