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Brown Bag Lunch St. Michaels Library

Event Date: 
March 4, 2013 (All day)

Brown Bag Lunch St. Michaels Library
Monday, March 4, 2013 at noon
Lee Boynton, Plein air landscape painter

Seeing the Color of Light: Stewarding the Impressionist Legacy

Local artist Lee Boynton will be the speaker for the March 4, 2013 Brown Bag lunch at St. Michaels library at noon. Mr. Boynton is a painter of light. Light has color. The color of light changes hourly throughout the course of the day and also through the seasons of the year. Lee will be speaking about stewarding the artistic legacy first established by Claude Monet, the father of Impressionism. He will touch on Monet’s theories of color and light and how this has influenced his work. Lee studied with Impressionist master Henry Hensche at the Cape School of Art in Provincetown, MA. The Cape School of Art was founded by American Impressionist Charles Hawthorne in 1900 for the sole purpose of teaching Monet’s theories of color and light. Under Hensche’s teaching, Lee embraced the wonders of Impressionism, seeing and painting the effects of light using a palette of colors that corresponds to the natural spectrum of light. He co-authored Painting the Impressionist Watercolor, with Linda Gottlieb, one of his longtime watercolor students. The Friends of the Library are sponsors of the speaker series and everyone is invited to bring lunch and enjoy coffee and dessert provided by the library. All library programs are free and open to the public. For more information you can check the library website at or call (410) 745-5877.


St. Michaels Library
106 Fremont St, St.Michaels, MD 21663
United States