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Ashley Bryan: Beauty in Return
On view through December 31, 2022
Farnsworth Art Museum
Rockland, Maine

“If you put art into the world, you will get beauty in return.” –Ashley Bryan

“Ashley Bryan: Beauty in Return,” recognizes the significant and lasting contributions to Maine and American art by distinguished artist, author, storyteller and teacher Ashley Bryan, recipient of the Farnsworth Art Museum’s 2022 Maine in America Award. Bringing together examples of the artist’s work from throughout his long career, including paintings, illustrations, puppets and stained glass, the exhibition is a joyful celebration of the enduring power of art and the human spirit over adversity.

[Image: Ashley Bryan, Grape Pickers Sing to the Sun, 1992, 48 x 36 inches, Oil on canvas, Gift of the Ashley Bryan Center, 2021.13.1, © The Ashley Bryan Center]