Searching For Balance In Chaos

Explore the works of Teresina Pavel and Patty Roberts

Marshall J. Gardner Center For The Arts

Both artists’ work is inspired by nature and vivid with color, but then each takes a different direction: one toward abstraction, and the other toward surrealism.

Despite this difference, both artists feel that the purpose of art and creativity is to bring order and beauty into the uncertainties of life.

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Opening reception is April 1, from 6—8pm. An artists’ talk will be held April 3rd at 2pm.

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“Searching For Balance In Chaos” is part of our Exhibits series.

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P.O. Box 2405, Gary, IN 46403

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Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts
540 S. Lake Street, Gary, IN 46403
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