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Landscape Artist John Lloyd Exhibit Opens Today at Arts Center

first_img“House End” by John LloydNew York artist John Lloyd brings his images of the city and its surrounding area to the Ocean City Arts Center from Sept. 2 to 30.A “Meet the Artist” reception, free and open to the public, will be held Friday, Sept. 12 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm.A landscape artist born to missionaries in Japan, Lloyd’s work is a unique look at the architecture, parks and “neighborhoods” of Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York.Lloyd explains his choice of painting landscapes by saying, “through the relaxed rhythm of the brush strokes I make a connection to the stories happening around me, the slow movements of the clouds, the rhythm of the water, the gestures of the wind moving through the trees.”Lloyd works in many mediums including oil, acrylics and watercolor.  His paintings have been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the Northeast and in Europe, including the Andre Wauters Gallery, the Ligoa Duncan Gallery, the Atlantic Gallery, the Right Bank Gallery and the Open Center, New York.  In addition, his work has been featured at the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington and the Oriveden Opisto, Orivesi, Finland.For further information, visit www.oceancityartscenter.org or call (609) 399-7628.Coming in October:  Three generations of photographers from Ocean City, Janice Betts, son James Betts and Granddaughter Felicia Betts will exhibit their photography throughout October.— News release from the Ocean City Arts Centerlast_img

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