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Painting demonstration tomorrow at Arts on Main

Artist-in-Residence Heather Friedli will demonstrate her painting techniques in a free event tomorrw at Arts on Main. At left, Friedli is shown creating one of her paintings; at right is her piece, “Michigan Dune Sunset.”

Heather Friedli, one of four artists visiting Gloucester under Arts on Main’s Artist-in-Residence program, will give a free painting demonstration at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Arts on Main gallery in Gloucester.

Friedli, a Minnesota resident, is best known for her contemporary impressionist oil paintings, depicting her family heritage and the land where she lives, said a press release. Her work involves bold brush strokes and brilliant colors that light up scenes of cloudscapes, water, and native flora.

Many of Friedli’s pieces are created outdoors, said the release, where she explores the spiritual world through the lens of culture and lived experience of place. The works are an effort to synthesize her experiences in the natural world during wilderness...

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