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July 1-31: NH Art Association partners with Creative Framing Solutions for the July exhibition


“Bumblebee”, a textile work by Cheryl Miller.

MANCHESTER, NH – The New Hampshire Art Association partners with Creative Framing Solutions, located in Manchester city center, provide an additional venue for members to display and sell their work.

Creative Framing Solutions owner Grace Burr, an NHAA member artist, moved her 30-year-old framing business from Gloucester, Massachusetts seven years ago to a great location across from the Palace Theater at 89 Hanover Street.

She recently approached the NHAA offering to partner with the organization to exhibit members’ works, with new exhibits each month.

The NHAA is located at the Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery in Portsmouth, with members from across and border states.

The artists exhibiting at Creative Framing Solutions in July are Cheryl Miller and Marianne Stillwagon.

Miller is a textile artist who creates fabric collages using hand-dyed cottons, batiks, and vintage fabrics that are machine-sewn.

“This Day”, a textile work by Cheryl Miller.

Her work incorporates an eclectic mix of old and new, traditional and contemporary elements. She is inspired for her pieces, among others, by medieval tapestries and paintings by Claude Monet, as well as daily walks with her dog, music and chance.

His exhibition titled “Nature up Close” is part of a series of works Miller has produced over the past few years that focus on the colors and symbolism of nature.

Each of these works has a combination of abstract and realistic elements incorporating birds, insects or flowers that symbolize hope and resilience. The purpose of this job is to take a few moments to focus on the little details of nature that provide respite from our busy lives.

“Whiter Shade of Pale”, a painting by Marianne Stillwagon.

Stillwagon has a bachelor’s degree in design and began her artistic career as a freelance graphic designer in 1980. Her focus soon shifted to painting and at first she was a contemporary early American artist painting the ever-changing seasons of the Novel. -England.

Stillwagon currently has a studio in Hillsborough Center, New Hampshire and one in Hardeeville, South Carolina, where she is inspired to paint the beautiful landscapes and wildlife of both regions.

Since the start of her career, she has participated in numerous art exhibitions, both retail and trade. Stillwagon’s art can be found in numerous private collections in the United States and abroad.

She is an exhibiting member of the New Hampshire Art Association, the Monadnock Area Art Association, the Society of Bluffton Artists, the Art League of Hilton Head and also a member of the jury of the National Association Of Women Artists, National Chapters and Caroline from the south.

“Signs of Spring”, a painting by Marianne Stillwagon.

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NH Art Association artists at Creative Framing Solutions

Or: 89 Hanover Street, Manchester

Telephone: 603-320-5988

When: July 1 to July 31. Opening, Friday July 9, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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