Thursday, April 19, 2012

Ival Stratford Kovner MFA '02

The Town of Newtown is pleased to present “Horse Drawn Revisited,” a series of drawings executed in charcoal, monochromatic pastel, oil stick and selected  burnt sienna wash, by the artist Ival. The show opened April 12 and continues through April 30.  A closing reception is scheduled for April 30, Monday, Late Afternoon.  Ival will  be present at the reception to discuss her work.
Ival writes, "Troopers and now-eleven mounts of the Connecticut Horse Guard stationed in Newtown, provided both the inspiration and a unique artistic challenge."  

She adds, "My personal experience as a trooper and troop historian for two years in the Horse Guard provides the underlying narrative informing each drawing."

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