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Clausen Museum showcases works of Polly Lee

 

Suzanne Ashe

New Strata, a solo show by Petersburg artist Polly Lee opened Friday, Aug. 1 at the Clausen Museum. About 100 patrons attended the reception for the 91-year-old artist. Lee's work includes plaster molds, pastel on paper, glazed stoneware, oil paintings and a glazed ceramic piece that is an ode to LeConte Glacier. The show will be up until Aug. 23.

New Strata, a solo show by Petersburg artist Polly Lee opened Friday, Aug. 1 at the Clausen Museum with an artist reception that included about 100 attendees.

"These aren't your usual flowers and landscapes," Lee said of her paintings.

The show features several new oil paintings and ten pastels that are a part of a body of work called "Passages," said the 91-year-old artist. Each bold piece features an earth-tone palette and a bold "V" shape.

"Several years ago on a road trip in the Southwest, I experienced a new way of 'seeing,'" Lee said in her artist statement. "(I was) standing before...



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