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Works by local artist Buza on display at Ellsworth Public Library

Posted Dec. 30, 2013, at 10:01 a.m.
Works by Barbara Buza from will be exhibited Jan. 4 through Feb. 4 at Ellsworth Public Library.
Works by Barbara Buza from will be exhibited Jan. 4 through Feb. 4 at Ellsworth Public Library.

Saturday, January 4 to Tuesday, February 4, 2014; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Ellsworth Public Library, 20 State St., Ellsworth, Maine

Contact: Charlene Churchill; (207) 667-6363

Website: ellsworth.lib.me.us/

ELLSWORTH, Maine — An art show will exhibit works by Barbara Buza from Jan. 4 through Feb. 4 at Ellsworth Public Library.

“I’ve always had the joy of drawing since early childhood,” Buza stated in her biography. “Only in my thirties did I begin experimenting with paint and teaching myself how to paint with a 99-cent Crayola watercolor packet, so I believe anyone can paint. Now I am painting with acrylic, oil, water color, and painting with dyes on silk.”

Buza’s subjects often have a Biblical theme and include birds and wildlife, dogs, flowers, landscapes, and portraits. She said sharing her works with others makes her “feel truly alive.”

“Creating is what I believe I was created for,” Buza said.

In 2011, she published a book of 42 paintings, “The Twelve Days of Christmas As Scene In Maine.” The net proceeds of the book helped fund Acadia Art Sanctuary, a future not-for-profit art center/artist retreat in Ellsworth. Go to Acadia-Art-Sanctuary.org for more information; for more information on Buza, go to her website at www.bransart.com.

Buza works as a registered nurse and has lived in Ellsworth since 2000.

To see more events at the Ellsworth Public Library, check out their calendar at http://www.ellsworth.lib.me.us/about/calendar/.

For questions about library programs, call the Ellsworth Public Library at (207) 667-6363. Ellsworth Public Library is located on 20 State St., just near the intersection of Route 1. Find us online: ellsworth.lib.me.us/; facebook.com/EllsPubLib; twitter.com/ellspublib; http://www.flickr.com/photos/ellsworthpubliclib.

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