“On Paper: 2006-2011” will feature the art of 82-year-old artist, Hedy O’Beil. The solo show at Gallery 307 will showcase Ms. O’Beil’s gestural abstract paintings. Located in Chelsea, Gallery 307 is The Carter Burden Center’s program which gives a voice to professional older artists, self-taught artists and artists with special needs.
Born in the Bronx, Hedy O’Beil studied painting at The Arts Students League, the Brooklyn Museum Art School, and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She has an MA from Goddard College and a BS from Empire State College. She has exhibited widely across Long Island, including shows at the Heckscher Museum of Art, Hofstra University and Guild Hall in East Hampton. She has received several awards for her art including The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 2008 and has shown her paintings and works on paper in solo and group exhibits throughout Manhattan. In addition to being an artist, Ms. O’Beil worked as an art critic for ARTS Magazine from 1972 to 1999 and currently leads art tours in New York City.
EXHIBIT DATES: April 7 – April 28, 2011 Tues. – Sat. 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Gallery 307 307 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1401
FOR INFORMATION: Please call (646) 400-5254
Gallery 307 brings quality arts programming through workshops for seniors throughout the city taught by skilled professional artists. The Carter Burden Center for the Aging, Inc. is a non-profit agency established in 1971 by the late Carter Burden when he was a New York City Councilman. The mission is to promote the well-being of older adults through a broad array of direct social services and volunteer programs oriented to individual, family and community needs. The Carter Burden Center is dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to live independently, safely and with dignity. For more information, please visit www.carterburdencenter.org.