"Why I Paint" by Kevin Leveque

Why I Paint by Kevin Leveque

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Beginning on Friday, January 24, Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center will exhibit the work of Lake Charles artist Kevin Lawrence Leveque in a brand new show titled "Why I Paint." The opening reception will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and is open to the public with free admission.

"I paint the poetic landscape where field meets stream, forest touches sky, and prairie runs to the ocean," said Leveque. "Good people work their land and love their homes. the weather has many moods. Its power and beauty command our attention. Great storms and gentle rain help shape the land. Nature has a story to tell to those who will listen."

Complementing his landscape painting, is a newer endeavor, figurative art. Winsome young women are simplified in form, often with their silhouette as a bold element in the composition. The women are set in sentimental and domestic scenes. Some compositions, both landscape and figurative, recall the unique style, unusual color palette and dreamy quality of great illustrator Maxfield Parrish.

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Date: February 25, 2020

This event also occurs on 03/03/2020

Historic City Hall
1001 Ryan St.

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