“Fine Realism — the Art of Linda Merchant” Aug. 1-31

Artist’s Reception: Friday, August 19, 6-8 p.m.

Linda Merchant is a self-taught artist working mainly in oils and soft pastel to create realistic paintings and drawings. Her oil paintings can be months in the making, created a layer at a time. She is an advocate for the Old Masters’ techniques of grisaille, glazing, and layering.