This painting, the Musicians of Turin II was exhibited in the Exhibit “Inspirational Journey” held at the Venue Art Hotel, in Charleston, South Carolina, from October 15 – Nov 29 2020. The purpose of the exhibit was to connect the art to the writer: Pat Conroy and his writings! The painting won 2nd prize in that exhibition.
“For 20 years Conroy has wandered from Beaufort to Atlanta to Italy and back, onto San Francisco and, lately, back to Beaufort.” I too, have lived the past 20 years between the southern part of Switzerland almost on the Italian border and the US, with Florida as my basis. Street musicians are an integral part of the Italian scene. Although I read “Beach Music” years ago, I have felt a connection to all of Conroy’s work and have read most of what he has written.
Cheryl Fausel has been chosen by Lee County, Florida’s Alliance for the Arts to have her art displayed on billboards throughout the county, beginning now and continuing indefinitely! Out of 150 submissions, she is one of only nine to be so honored.
The goal of this new and ambitious Art Lives Here! initiative, developed by the Alliance for the Arts, is to bring art out of closed galleries into public view—a truly uplifting experience for artists and viewers alike!
The original paintings will be displayed for the month of August in the Alliance for the Arts theater gallery. To learn more about this project visit: artinlee.org/artliveshere.