Samarkand Artists to Display Their Work May 10-13

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SANTA BARBARA, CA (April 23, 2007) – The Samarkand retirement community will host its fifth annual art show May 10-13. The show will feature the work of residents and staff created over the past two years.

Show organizer and Samarkand activity director Frances Goodwin said the artists range from seasoned professionals to novice creators. A licensed art therapist, Goodwin teaches watercolor and several other techniques to residents of the retirement community.

“Everyone has an artist in them, waiting to come out,” she says. “The residents and staff have created beautiful, unique pieces of art, proving you’re never too old to learn something new.”

A rich variety of media will be represented, including watercolor, oils, acrylics, pastels, photography, charcoal, pen and ink, and sculpture.

Hours are as listed:
•    Thursday, May 10 –  3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Opening reception from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
•    Friday, May 11 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
•    Saturday, May 12 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
•    Sunday, May 13 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Samarkand is part of Covenant Retirement Communities, administered by Ministries of Benevolence of the Evangelical Covenant Church.

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