"Picturing Paradise" Art Exhibit Reception - Sept. 5

fabric flowers artworkThe community is invited to a reception for "Picturing Paradise: Cuadros from the Peruvian Women of Pamplona Alta as Visions of Hope" by Artist Rebecca Davis and presented by the Ed and Caren Murray Art Series at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the Esther & John Clay Fine Arts Gallery at Laramie County Community College.

 Since 2006, curator, artist, and researcher, Rebecca Berru-Davis has been engaged in an art exhibition project with Peruvian women artists who live in the shantytowns outside of Lima, Peru. The exhibition called Picturing Paradise draws attention to the beauty the women create through their fabric pictures, despite the challenging circumstances of their lives.

 The show will be open until Sept. 21, 2017. The gallery is open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.