This artist's reception for Bobbi Eike Mullen's exhibition, "Weir Inspired!," includes a talk by Kristin Lessard from Weir Farm National Historical Park who will speak from 5 - 6 pm. The reception will take place in the Ridgefield Library Gallery from 6:00 - to 7:30 pm.
Mullen has worked for the National Park Service at Weir Farm NHS, Wilton, CT for twelve years as the professional artist instructor for the "Take Part in Art" Program. This program encourages visitors to Weir Farm National Historical Park of all ages and artistic ability to create paintings with watercolors supplied at the visitors center to record their experiences at the park.
A lifetime pursuit of the fine art experience has enabled New England artist Bobbi Eike Mullen to achieve a level of accomplishment, with numerous juried exhibitions and awards. Of her artwork the artist states, "Color is my focus. Becoming a New American Impressionist has introduced me to a renewed attitude of seeing, feeling, and excitement as I capture form, line and color." An innovative instructor, Ms. Mullen teaches oil, acrylic, and water media painting at the G&B Cultural Center, in Georgetown, CT. She has conducted numerous workshops throughout the New England area.
Recent exhibits include: CT Women Artists Invitational Exhibit; East Hartford Gallery; CWA National Competition; Slater Museum, Norwich, CT; Rockwell Gallery, Wilton, CT; The Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA; The Ellis Island Memorial Museum, Liberty Island, NY; and Weir Farm, NHS, Wilton/Ridgefield, CT. Her work is in private collections throughout the US, in France, and England and is included in the Reader's Digest Corporate Collection. Her home and studio are in Georgetown, CT.
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