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Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Exhibition
Upper Gallery, May 22, 2016 - June 03, 2016
Open to the public. Gallery hours are Mon-Fri, 1-6pm, and Sat-Sun, 1-5pm. Reception, Friday, June 3.
The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Inc. will be exhibiting its 2016 ANNUAL MEMBERS' SHOW at The Salmagundi Art Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York.
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe (1828-1887) was a prominent New York philanthropist and art collector, and the only woman among the 106 founders of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. In addition to bequeathing her painting collection to the museum, Ms. Wolfe left an endowment to Grace Church in Manhattan to promote “women’s work.” At the urging of Rector Dr. William Reed Huntington and several parishioners, the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club was established in 1896. The purpose at the time was to provide aid, counsel and exhibition opportunities to young women artists in New York City.
Liz Jorg Masi
The raffle drawing will be held that 5:45 pm sharp on May 26, the day of the demo! You do not need to be a member of The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club to attend or buy a raffle ticket - but you do need to be present to win. if the winner is not present, another name will be drawn to sit for the portrait.
About the Artist:
Liz was born in Suriname, South America to Dutch parents and immigrated to NYC at the age of 5 years old. Liz excels in portraiture but also paints landscapes and still lifes in pastel, oil, and watercolor, winning a total of 75 awards nationwide. She has been teaching portraiture at the Montauk Artists Association in N.Y. for several years.
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