Exhibition: September 9 to November 4, 2017
Reception: Saturday, September 9 from 2 to 4 pm
The Whistler House Museum of Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition,LISA KOVVURI - The Portrait Experience with photographer Adrien Bisson. The show, presented exclusively at the Whistler House, will run from Saturday, September 9, 2017 to November 4, 2017. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, September 9 from 2 to 4 pm in the Parker Gallery.
Lisa Kovvuri is an award-winning portrait artist whose work embraces several media. She received her BFA degree in printmaking in 1991 from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Kovvuri began to pursue painting seriously after moving to Sacramento, CA in 1999 where she joined a figure painting group and began exhibiting her work in juried exhibitions and galleries in the area.
Kovvuri, a member of the Lowell Art Association Inc./Whistler House Museum of Art, has exhibited works nationwide. Her exhibitions include Oil Painters of America; Salon International; The Salmagundi Club, NY; The Bosque Conservatory, Clifton, TX; Academy of Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA; and the Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA. The Whistler House Museum of Art is pleased to exhibit this collection of beautifully crafted portraits.
"We are delighted to be featuring this extraordinary collection of portraits by our very own Whistler House Studio Artist, Lisa Kovvuri. The exhibition presents the process of portrait painting from beginning to end. It's filled with extraordinary portraits of people from all walks of life from Lowell and beyond," says President and Executive Director Sara Bogosian. "The Whistler House Museum of Art invites everyone to experience this truly beautiful exhibition by one of the most prolific and talented artists in New England today."
In addition to Kovvuri's portrait paintings, Adrien Bisson will be presenting The Portrait Experience Through Photography.