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Lillian Vanous Nutt Room

Exhibits in the Greenfield Library

Palestine and Israel Vignettes: Watercolors by Virginia Lexington

April 5 – May 31, 2017

In 2009, an American nonprofit organization invited and commissioned Virginia Lexington (formerly Ginger Doyel) to spend six months writing, painting, and building relationships on its behalf in Palestine, and Israel. Beginning in September of that year, Lexington (a fourth-generation Annapolitan, author, and artist) traveled throughout these areas, engaging with a diverse group of citizens; illustrating them, their environments and related material culture; and penning her paintings’ compelling, accompanying narratives.

“This display features part of what Lexington created during this period: a selection of watercolors that she started en plein air and polished—occasionally, as needed—at her abodes in the Old City of Jerusalem, East Jerusalem, Jaffa and elsewhere.”

— Virginia Lexington

For more information or for library hours, call 410-626-2548

Free and open to the public.

Funding and support for this exhibition is provided by the Lillian Vanous Nutt Mitchell Gallery Endowment.