Monday, April 10, 2006

Expressive Impressive Humanity Art Exhibit @ the Delray Beach Public Library
The Delray Beach Public Library at 100 West Atlantic Avenue (Mapquest Map) is proud to present a new art exhibit of two local portrait artists starting April 3rd through June 30th, 2006. The theme of the exhibit is “Expressive Impressive Humanity” and features the work of artists Renee Plevy and Alexandra Lane.

Ms. Plevy has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Boston University as well as graduating from The School of Visual Arts in New York City. She had also studied at the Art Students’ League, and Parsons studying under a number of nationally known portrait artists. Noted clients are former Mayor Ed Koch, International B’nai Brith V.P.’s wife and many others. She has exhibited her oil paintings here in Florida as well as in New York and New Jersey for the past 25 years. She won a first prize award in 2005 at the Boca Raton Museum Guild and Artist of the Year at the Bloomfield Art League. She is a member of the Boca Museum Professional Artists Guild as well as the Women in the Visual Arts.

Alexandra Lane has an Associate’s degree in Social Work and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She works at the YWCA Harmony House domestic violence shelter as a Children’s Service Advocate and volunteers for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Unit. She has participated in art festivals around South Florida since 2001 exhibiting her collection of over 200 original paintings along with prints and greeting cards. Alex has donated her artwork for a number of charities including an outdoor exhibit for the Renfrew Center’s Healing Garden. The Renfrew Center is dedicated to the healing of eating disorders. Last year, Alex was interviewed by Liz Quirantes for ABC News during a function with Denise Brown about domestic violence. She works in acrylics, watercolors, and pencil.

For further information on the many programs and art exhibits on display at the Delray Beach Public Library, please visit our website at or call the Director of Community Relations at 561-266-9490.

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