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Behind the Canvas: Leif Nilsson

February 24, 2018

Experience a unique series of four programs with award-winning Maritime Gallery artists in the beautiful setting of the Maritime Gallery on the banks of the Mystic River. Hear their personal stories on how to create a work of art through lectures, slide presentations, and live demonstrations. Learn what inspires their creativity from sketch to finished masterwork. Discover what art collectors today look for in a painting – whether for personal enjoyment or investment.

On February 24, Leif Nilsson: In the Moment…

Leif will lead us on a journey as he shows us through photos various paintings of the stages of their development, videos of the process of setting up and working on them while spinning yarns and anecdotal tales of interesting encounters from different locations: his boat on the Connecticut River, in his garden in the center of Chester, and traveling around searching for beauty.