Leesburg, VA (June 8, 2015) – The Leesburg Commission on Public Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of watercolors from the coast of Maine to the shores of the Chesapeake including the ancient fishing villages and blooming gardens of England on display at Leesburg Town Exhibit Hall this summer.
Betty Ganley, an internationally recognized name in watercolor, is the recipient of over 80 awards for her vibrant floral and marine paintings, receiving “Best of Show” in many, including at the Village at Leesburg’s inaugural “Artful August” juired art show in August 2013. Many of her works have been published in art-related magazines as well as major art books as a result of national and international competitions. Ms. Ganley is also the author of 10 Secret Gardens in Watercolor, part of the Artist’s Projects You Can Paint series.
“The beauty of nature surrounding us never ceases to amaze me. To be able to see our world through an artist’s eye is a constant joy,” says Ms. Ganley.
The Leesburg Town Exhibit Hall features rotating exhibits by area artists. The LTEH’s next exhibit will be in September with Leesburg photographer, Thomas Ramsay.
The Leesburg Town Exhibit Hall is open as part of the monthly First Friday celebration of the arts.