'Art in Bloom,' more new exhibits coming to Marion Art Center

May 29, 2018

The Marion Art Center is opening a new exhibit, comprised of the works of artist Deborah Quinn-Munson, on Friday, June 8. The date will also mark the beginning of the Art Center's annual "Art in Bloom" exhibit, featuring floral arrangements done by the Marion Garden Group.

An opening reception in honor of Quinn-Munson will be held from 6-8 p.m on June 8. In conjunction with the exhibit, members of the Marion Garden Group will interpret select paintings using floral arrangements.  The floral arrangements will be on display during the opening and will be part of the exhibitions for as long as the arrangements last.

Artist Deborah Quinn-Munson will be exhibiting in both the Cecil Clark Davis Gallery and the Patsy Francis Gallery. Quinn-Munson’s work is focused on serene places and distant horizons executed with bold color and energetic brush strokes. Quinn-Munson earned master level designation in the International Association of Pastel Societies. She is also a member of the Salmagundi Club, the Copley Society of Art, Oil Painters of America and is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America. After attending De Cordova Museum School, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of New Hampshire, a Master of Arts and Liberal Studies at Wesleyan University, and attended Lyme Academy of Art.

The Marion Art Center is a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) designation focused on the promotion of visual and performing arts. The galleries are free and open to the public Tuesday-Friday from 1-5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.