Local Artist Earns Honorable Mention At Page-Walker Arts And History Center Galleries

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Thu Nov 12 2009

Vinita Jain, a local artist specializing in acrylic and pastel painting, has her painting titled "Swirling Clouds" on display at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center Galleries, located at 119 Ambassador Loop in Cary until Monday, Nov. 30. Jain’s painting won an honorable mention in this member’s show of the Fine Arts League of Cary (FALC).

"I am excited to have my work on display at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center Galleries," said Jain. "I look forward to sharing my work along with the other members of the Fine Arts League of Cary."

- The FALC is in its 14th year of operation, and is a visual arts group of more than 200 members including painters, sculptors, photographers and all others engaged in producing visual art.

- The FALC is open to the public and offers monthly meetings that feature guest speakers from the art community. Guest artists often present demonstrations and critiques designed to encourage and educate artists of all levels. For more information, visit www.fineartsleagueofcary.org.

A native of India, Vinita Jain has lived in North Carolina for more than 10 years. As a child, art was a passion of Jain’s, and she was first introduced to pastels when she came to N.C. Jain took courses in drawing and color theory at Meredith College and since has taken pastel workshops from renowned artists. Influenced by impressionists such as Edgar Degas and Vincent Van Gogh, Jain works mainly with soft pastels but has recently begun working with acrylics. For more information, visit www.vinitajain.com.

Jill Mastrangelo
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