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July Art Exhibit: “Sea Glass Creations & Mixed Media” by Eileen Anderson, ft. Diane Soares

July 1 - July 30

Reception: July 28th, 5 - 7 PM

Eileen Anderson, Reiki Master Teacher will be exhibiting her Art Work at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center, Middletown Connecticut from July 1st-31st 2022.  There will be a reception on 7/28 from 5-7PM.

Eileen as a young child was a budding artist ,always drawing and  coloring.   She excelled in oil paintings in high school planning to major in Art, however as a volunteer Candy Striper at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, N.Y. she was inspired to pursue a Nursing Career.  She continued with her Artwork on the side by constructing Dollhouses and miniature furnishings selling them at Craft fairs.  As her nursing career progressed, she became interested in scrapbooking,  with encouragement of  her co-worker, a consultant at creative memories.  

She became a Reiki Practitioner and practiced Reiki during the last 20 years of her Nursing Career which lead her to teaching Reiki at the Buttonwood Tree in her Retirement.  Collecting sea Glass and Sea Bricks became a passion .  Her childhood friend Roberta showed her some sea glass artwork which gave her the idea of Sea Glass Creations .This will be  displayed along with her early World Book encyclopedia paintings at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center.

Eileen and Diane met at the Wallingford Senior Center, Eileen was Diane”s Reiki Teacher while Diane became Eileen”s Art Instructor. They collaborated at the Wallingford Senior Center as Eileen assisted with meditations in the A.G.E workshop ( Aging Gracefully Essentials).


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