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Resonant Magnificence exhibit by Patricia Laspino

Stamford Museum & Nature Middle to existing “Global Yard: Resonant Beauty” exhibition by Patricia Laspino from January 29 to April 25, 2021

Stamford Museum & Character Middle is happy to present “Global Yard: Resonant Attractiveness,” an exhibition featuring the oil paintings, etchings and drawings of Patricia Laspino. The exhibition will be on view in the Stamford Museum’s Bendel Galleries by April 25. Gallery several hours in January are Monday via Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays, extending to a 5 p.m. close in February and thereafter. In the course of February, the Worldwide Backyard garden exhibition will attribute “Saturdays with the Artist,” with Laspino on-web page at the Stamford Museum & Character Middle from noon to 3 p.m.

Above her 40 yr vocation, Laspino has developed a signature fashion that entwines dozens of layers of clear oil shade glazes about a sculptural groundwork of botanical impressions. Her art is the cornerstone of the “Orchid Alliance Project—Bridging Art & Science,” an environmental effort and hard work she suggests has critical national and intercontinental significance in the art and science communities. Her significant-scale paintings use orchids symbolically to raise awareness for environmental stewardship and convey the interconnectedness of humanity and mother nature.

“The Orchid Alliance Challenge seeks to enhance advocacy and appreciation for the natural planet by interweaving the historical, organic and cultural significance of the orchid species as a result of the auto of artwork,” said Laspino. “The plentiful cultural presence of the orchid, as demonstrated by the cultivation of 1000’s of species and hybrids, is a testament to the collective passion this plant species has inspired worldwide for about 2,500 decades.”

Laspino believes exploring ancient attitudes about orchids and their operate, through the lens of art and lifestyle, may possibly drop some light-weight on the present ability orchids have on us – a electric power she believes can rework our upcoming in conditions of worldwide stewardship.

“Patricia’s operate marries alongside one another art and science, and will make it tangible in a way that men and women can receive and perceive,” mentioned Jillian Casey, Curator of Collections & Exhibitions for the Stamford Museum & Nature Heart. “Her orchid paintings check out and inform the viewer of the complex interdependencies and thorough balances inherent in environments of orchids, which include things like every continent besides for Antarctica.”

“We’re delighted host ‘Global Backyard: Resonant Beauty’ as the 1st whole exhibition of our 85th anniversary calendar year,” stated Melissa H. Mulrooney, Govt Director & CEO of the SM&NC. “Patricia Laspino’s floral portraits convey the interconnectedness of humanity and the purely natural environment and are developed to be the storytellers of nature’s miracles.”