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Norfolk Arts opens new exhibit in their Offsite Gallery at MacArthur Center February 4

"The Street Where I Live” by Jean Peacock on view through March 18, 2022


Words and Images courtesy of Norfolk Arts.

Local artist Jean Peacock’s latest exhibition, “The Street Where I Live” opens in Norfolk Arts’ Offsite Gallery at MacArthur Center with a reception on February 4, 5-7pm. Save the date: February 26, 12-2pm, for “Conversation with the Artist”. The events and gallery are free and open to the public.

Through a series of oil paintings created during the pandemic lockdown, Jean Peacock expresses the joy and love of places lived, and people and things most cherished. With her four-legged companions faithfully by her side, now, more than ever, she discovered contentment in areas of home often taken for granted. A seat at the piano and books on the nightstand were viewed with delight. The backyard soon became her retreat. The Street Where I Live, is a lively portrayal of the beauty that’s all around us, if we just slow down and look.

Peacock received art instruction at the Académie de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, France; Hollins University, Roanoke, VA; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Tidewater Community College; Virginia Commonwealth University; Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, Washington, D.C. and, The Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT. On View Through:

Friday, March 18, 2022 Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday: Noon-6 p.m. Offsite Gallery at MacArthur Center 300 Monticello Ave., Suite #287 Norfolk, VA 23510

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