The new exhibit “Feeling at Home” is up at the Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba. It features two artists from the Upper Peninsula.
In the lower gallery are watercolor paintings by Carol Papaleo of Marquette. Pasqua Warstler says they highlight parts of Marquette and the rugged Lake Superior shoreline.
“You know when you step out of Marquette for about three miles and you are in that rugged wilderness on those rocky shores? We have some of those paintings. They’re beautiful. And it’s a nice look at Marquette but kind of in a different style,” Pasqua said.
In the upper gallery are oil paintings by Georgi Tsenov of Houghton. He uses color in a unique way to depict life in the Copper Country.
“It’s a non-local use of color so he makes the grass purple or pink but it was so expressive and wonderful. And the brush work is lively,” said Pasqua.
The exhibit in the Powers Gallery runs through August 18.