ROXBURY — Nancy Lasar will present her line drawings and Carroll Macdonald will show her oil paintings at an opening reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, at the Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. The show will continue during regular library hours through Saturday, September 28 except when the Community Room is in use for a special program. 

In addition to drawings that sometimes incorporate collage elements, Ms. Lasar will display recent prints on paper and prints mounted to small panels with encaustic wax.

Among the books dedicated to Ms. Lasar’s work, are “Nancy Lasar: A Survey 1972-2012” and the newly published “Singular and Series: Contemporary Monotype and Monoprints” by Catherine Kiernan and Ashley Rooney. “Drawing with light,” “organized chaos,” and “calm and crazy” are just a few examples of the lavish praise for her work from numerous critics.

Ms. Lasar has exhibited her work in juried shows around the country and has her artwork in private collections and with major corporations, including Pfizer and General Mills.

Ms. Macdonald’s work is influenced by nature, trees, gardens, water, skies and weather. She often paints en plein air. She had a 2018 solo exhibit at the Century Association in New York City and has shown group shows in Connecticut. She is an active member of the Washington Art Association, having served on the board. 

The library is open from 12 noon to 7 p.m. Mondays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, from noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The library will be closed Monday, September 2.

 Minor Memorial Library is handicapped-accessible.Those seeking additional information may contact the library at 860-350-2181. 

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