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Alaska artist V Rae at ASLC this weekend!

The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting two events this weekend with Alaska artist V Rae. Friday evening, May 12, MEMBERS of the Alaska SeaLife Center are invited to the opening of a new exhibit of her work

Alaska artist V Rae will be on hand this weekend for two events in conjunction with the opening of a new exhibit of her work at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

from 6-8 pm. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. V Rae art and books will be available for purchase and signing by the artist. Space is limited, so members please rsvp to members@alaskasealife.org.

Saturday morning, May 13, from 10-12, please join V Rae for a family friendly craft event: Make Something for Mom with V Rae. V Rae will help you create something special to give mom on Mother’s Day. This craft event is free to the public with paid admission and free to ASLC members.

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According to her website: “Whether sailing Alaska coastal waters or snorkeling Hawaiian shores, V Rae chronicles natural life through bold portraits that leap from the canvas to your heart.  Defying convention in a startling fusion of color and negative space, V paints Freestyle Expressions that transport each personal encounter through time and space, sharing with the world her seamless blend of art, nature and individual personality.

“Like Humpback whales, V migrates between Alaska, the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii each year painting from platforms frequented by her subjects.  V is Artist In Residence at the Alaska Zoo and Alaska SeaLife Center.  A growing body of V Rae Freestyle Expressions are featured in zoos, aquariums, national parks and galleries across the Continental United States.

“Each year a portion of V’s work is dedicated to wildlife preservation efforts that protect and sustain the natural tension between subsistence and conservation unique to Alaska and Hawaii, as well as non-profit humanitarian outreach.”

Want to get in FREE to both events? Join the ASLC today at www.alaskasealife.org or stop by the front desk this week. Hope to see you there!

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