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Nostalgia up close


susanlau“Nostalgia up close” is  a solo exhibit at the Architectural Heritage Center featuring paintings and mixed media art by Portland artist Sue Lau. The opening reception is Friday April 6 from 6-8 p.m., and the exhibit runs through May 1.

The exhibit showcases Sue’s hand-painted paper dress collages and multi-media paintings of objects Baby Boomers grew up with…Converse shoes, transistor radios, VW vans, vintage kitchen tools and Catholic school uniforms. During her exhibit, Sue will be conducting a hands-on art program for kids at the AHC. In May, the work of the children and a selection of Sue’s architectural work will be on exhibit in celebration of Historic Preservation Month.

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