Sunday, January 24, 2016
Tri-County Feeds Conference Room
“ART AND BOTANY” BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION: ONE ARTIST’S VIEW by Elena Maza Borkland
Elena was born in Havana, Cuba, and came to the U.S. in 1961 as a result of Castro’s revolution, living in New Mexico with a foster family until her own family was able to leave. A resident of the Washington area since then, she studied architecture at Catholic University, gaining her first exposure to the local arts scene working with at Walter Hopps Washington Gallery of Modern Art. She started painting in 1970 and studied later at the Corcoran School of Art. Her paintings have been exhibited nationally in juried and invitational shows. Elena studied botanical art at Brookside Gardens School of Botanical Art and Illustration and earned a Certificate in 2015.
No registration is required for this free event. Refreshments available.
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