Family Jewels at the Crary Gallery, Warren, Pennsylvania

 "Small Passion," ©2011 Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern

"Small Passion," ©2011 Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern

Artist gallery talk 7 pm
Exhibition continues: Sunday, October 19 through Saturday, November 8, 2014
This exhibition features two dozen brilliantly colored paintings that combine a classic Dutch still life sensibility with contemporary references, producing an arresting magical realism. Ficarelli-Halpern has been developing this series since 2007, after she inherited a vast collection of costume jewelry from her mother-in-law, who owned every piece of the Joan Rivers QVC Collection. See images and read the full catalog essay by Janet Mazur-Cavano in the Fall 2014 issue of UCDA Designer Magazine by clicking here

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