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Resident artist speaks tonight at Arts on Main

Lynn Mehta, the current Artist-in-Residence at Arts on Main in Gloucester, will address a meeting of the Middle Peninsula Fine Arts Association tonight at the main street arts center. Beginning at 6 p.m., the evening is open to members and non-members.

Mehta lives in Alexandria, but during her residency will be staying in Gloucester and while here, she will exhibit her work and hold workshops at Arts on Main. She is a plein air (outdoor) painter, and she is a member of the American Society of Marine Artists, the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association, and many more professional organizations to which she was elected or was juried for membership. She has won many awards and honors.

The MPFAA meets monthly to hear lectures on the arts; speakers can be from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, or from the ranks of local artists. A release said the group’s meetings usually include a reception to meet the speaker at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 o’clock, and the talk at 8. The lecture...

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