News Release

January 8, 2013

Contact: Carolyn Pennington, 860-679-4864


Realism Takes the Stage at UConn Health Center Art Exhibit

Who/What: Robert Everding, “American Landscapes, Etc.” and Gigi Mezzo Genovese, “This and That”

Where: Celeste LeWitt Gallery, UConn Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington

When: January 10 through April 17, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily

About the artists:

Robert Everding’s finely detailed acrylic paintings have received numerous awards, including best in show, at juried exhibits in New York and Connecticut. His original paintings and limited edition archival prints are included in corporate and private collections throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia and Japan.

In addition to painting and displaying his own art, he organizes and installs works by artists from the tri-state area for corporate, gallery and special event exhibits. A Brookfield, Conn. resident, Everding maintains affiliations with the Art Society of Old Greenwich, Kent Art Association and the Society of Creative Arts of Newtown.

Gigi Mezzo Genovese has honed her art through her creations in realism. Working in acrylic, pen and ink, watercolor and pastels, she has been painting professionally for more than 35 years. Her subject matter includes seascapes, architecture, landscapes, still life and wildlife.

Her artwork is in numerous private collections in the U.S., and in Great Britain and the Cayman Islands, and she has exhibited in Los Angeles, New York, and Providence and Block Island, R.I., and in a number of Connecticut and Grand Cayman galleries.

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