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Previte is Artist of the Month

Friday, February 28, 2014

Local artist and Hollis Arts Society member Stephen Previte is the Artist of the Month for March at RE/MAX Properties, 2 Ash St., Hollis. A champagne reception will be held on Sunday, March 9, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy champagne, cheese and conversation with the artist while viewing a large selection of original oil paintings and fine art prints in a warm country home setting.

Previte was born and raised in East Boston, Mass., and has now lived in Hollis for many years. He has an engineering degree in mechanical design technology and worked in the high tech industry until 1986. When he left corporate life to pursue a career in fine art. He is a self taught artist working with the medium of oil paint in a style that he describes as “Representational Impressionism.” His subject is that of light and atmosphere focused mainly on the rural landscape and its architecture. He has exhibited throughout New England and New York and has won many major awards including the Manchester Art Association Artist of the Year for 1988-89.

In addition to his working studio in Hollis, he has a studio in Nashua where he teaches adult oil painting.

Other recognitions include:

• Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH, 2008, 2007, 1997 NHAA Exhibit.

• Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, Mass, 1996 Invitational Exhibit.

• Nashua Center for the Arts, 1992 NAA Exhibit.

• Salon des Artistes, Hotel Meridien, Boston, Mass., 1987 Individual Exhibit.

• Cover Artist, “Palette Talk” Magazine, Issue # 78, 1990 by M. Grumbacher.

The exhibit runs from March 1-31. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

For questions, call 465-2647 or email slpaint@
charter.net.

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