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Ruth Jacobson’s “Painted Faces” Exhibit Comes to Duncaster in April

Duncaster CCRC - Friday, March 09, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, CT, March 12, 2018 – A unique display of paintings by Ruth L. Jacobson will be showcased at the Duncaster Art Gallery during April. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit, called “Painted Faces”, on April 15 at 4:00 P.M. The exhibit will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M until April 27.

Jacobson Art Work

The exhibit includes a piece called “Jean Michael,” one of several representative portraits Jacobson has included in a number of exhibitions. “These portraits are an exploration of various cultures, of our differences and of our sameness. When I paint a portrait, I feel a connectedness to my subject, to Earth, to the Universe,” says Jacobson. “I want the viewer to experience what I experience, the light, the vitality, the dignity in each of us and all of nature. It is a joy and an honor to paint.”

She creates her paintings by layering colors and placing them next to one another. Using this technique, Jacobson tries to capture depth and vibrancy. “I see colors, energy and motion, a kind of liquid light in every person, every object, every moment.” says Jacobson.

Jacobson has exhibited in several Connecticut juried and invitational shows, including the New Britain Museum of American Art, Slater Memorial Museum, Springfield Museum, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Theaterworks Gallery, Connecticut Pastel Society and the Connecticut Watercolor Society, The Art League of New Britain, Real Art Ways, Hospital for Special Care, and The Canton Artists’ Guild.

Attendance for the opening reception on April 15 is free and open to the public; however, advanced registration is required. For more information or to make a reservation to attend the opening reception, call 860-380-5006.

About Duncaster:

Duncaster, the Hartford area’s first LifeCare community, is located minutes from West Hartford and Simsbury in Bloomfield CT. This boutique Life Plan Community sits on 94 acres. While catering to the active and engaged in independent living neighborhoods, Duncaster also offers options for those seeking assisted living, memory care, long-term care and rehab services (all private) in intimate settings. Duncaster was voted the Best Retirement Community by readers of Hartford Magazine and the Connecticut Law Tribune. Residents have a role in governance and sit on the board – a rare distinction.

For more information, call us at 860-380-5006 or send us a note through our Contact Us form.

Media contact:

Andrea Obston
860-243-1447 (office) 860-803-1155 (cell)



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