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Following Footsteps: Three Generations of Gruppé Painters

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Following Footsteps features oil paintings from a celebrated family of artists. Artists have always gathered together in their studios, in cafés or other places to share ideas, discuss projects, help and learn from each other. The give and take of sharing often grows into life-long friendships with artists influencing and encouraging each other. Family members also encourage other members of their family to study and pursue art, but rarely do we see three generations of successful artists within the same family. Charles, Emile and Robert Gruppé are one such example. Many paintings included in the exhibition will be making their public display debut. Sponsored by Naples Daily News, WAVV. The von Liebig Art Center. Free admission. The Naples Art Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in 1954 by local artists. Its mission is to educate and promote visual arts in Southwest Florida. Through its programs, the Naples Art Association is dedicated to serving individual artists of all ages and skill levels, along their creative journeys. Patrons and visitors are inspired to learn, discover and create. Today, the organization includes more than 1,000 members and operates The von Liebig Art Center, located at 585 Park Street in downtown Naples. The art center is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays in season. For more information, please call 239-262-6517, visit http://naplesart.org, like us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/vonliebigartcenter or follow Twitter at http://twitter.com/vonliebigart.

Occurs once: Feb 9, 2013 (10:00 AM to 4:00 PM)
Contact Name: Kathleen Taylor
Contact Phone: 239-262-6517
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Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center
585 Park Street, Naples, FL 34102

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