Sally S. Heston – Watercolors & Pastels

Sally Heston PostCard-front copy

The Red Brick Gallery’s Fall Exhibit from Friday, August 28 to Sunday, October 4 will feature the refreshingly beautiful watercolor paintings and pastels of Sally S. Heston. 

Join us for the Meet-the-Artist Opening Reception with Sally Heston on Sunday, August 30 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the Red Brick Gallery, 17 Main Street in Foxburg.

Says Heston about the inspiration for her work:  “I paint those things that inspire my sense of beauty and good design. I am drawn to natural subjects, including landscapes and parts of landscapes like flowers, animals, and buildings. Lately I have been working with figurative subjects, sometimes adding them to a natural environment. Like the impressionists, whose work I have always admired, I like to portray the effect of light on those subjects. I work in a variety of media, but have always enjoyed the challenge of working with transparent watercolor, especially because I enjoy its transparency and the accidental effects that occur when it is manipulated.”

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To see more of Sally’s watercolors and posters and learn more about her exhibitions and awards, visit her website: sallyheston.com

Join us for the Meet-the-Artist Opening Reception on Sunday, August 30 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the exhibition space on the second floor of the Red Brick Gallery.  

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Sally S. Heston

Sally Heston photo Award winning artist, Sally Heston, works primarily in watercolor and drawing media.   Her work reflects her interest in a variety of subject matter including still life, landscape, florals, animals, and architectural structures. Her body of work includes a significant amount of commissioned fine art and graphic design work as well as paintings done for pleasure.   Her career as an artist and art teacher spans over 4 decades and includes work experience in a variety of media and content in both public and private schools. She holds a BS degree in Art Education (cum laude) from Indiana University of PA (IUP) and a Master of Education degree in Art from the University of Pittsburgh with a concentration in painting.   She has studied with many artists, including Frank Webb, Judi Betts, Don Andrews, Catherine Liu, Cheng Khee Chee, Mel Stabin and Frederick Graff.

A retired K-12 and college level art educator she currently teaches painting at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. A signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society, the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, and the Whiskey Painters of America, she has been part of numerous group art exhibits and has won many awards for her work. She is a curator at the MD Garage Art Gallery in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio.

Sally has had several one-person exhibits and her work is included in private collections locally and throughout the United States and Europe. Her biography is included in Who’s Who in American Women. Her work is also included in the book, Splash 8: Watercolor Discoveries, published by North Light Books.   She is a resident of Broadview Heights, OH where she lives with her husband and one small dog.


Red Brick Gallery is located at 17 Main Street in historic Foxburg, PA. Gallery hours are Fridays, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (divided into two 4 hour shifts for co-op artists); and Sundays, 12 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Meet Artist Sally Heston at the Opening Reception for this Exhibition on Sunday, August 30 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 

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