RMFA displays works by Gina LaFontaine in the Dartt Hurst Gallery

March 6, 2024

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to announce “The Art of Gina LaFontaine”, an art exhibition featuring works by Gina LaFontaine in the Dartt Hurst Community Art Gallery.

Gina LaFontaine is a self-taught abstract artist based in her hometown of North Conway, NH. She enjoys navigating through her own intuitive creative process. Mostly creating black and white designs on paper, she uses various black markers and pens along with a ruler or two. If color is added acrylic inks are used. She experiments with texture as well as the placement and layering of lines and geometric shapes. Squares in particular have been prominent in her work. Overall you’ll find her art to have a clean and modern aesthetic.

The Dartt Hurst Gallery, named in honor of former RMFA Art Advisory member Daryl-Ann Dartt Husrt, is a community art gallery, located in the first-floor hall of the James W. Foley Memorial Community Center, surrounded by the museum’s permanent collection. The gallery is an opportunity for artists of all ages and abilities to exhibit their works to the public.

The Art of Gina LaFontaine will be on display from March 4, 2024, until May 3, 2024, with an informal gathering planned for April 6, 2024, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The public is encouraged to attend. The James W. Foley Memorial Community Center is located at 150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867. Follow @gina_lafontaine and visit www.rochestermfa.org to learn more.

The museum is sponsored by the City of Rochester, Meredith Village Savings Bank, Creative Guts Podcast, Cochecho Software, and the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce.

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