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Art at the Library

The Southwest Library is proud to present the paintings of Cuban-American artist Dalgis Edelson. Dalgis explores beauty and ugliness and the gains and losses of life, in her wonderfully complex oil paintings cast on regular canvas and wood. Drawing from her deep sense of spirituality, dreams and imaginative wanderings, Edelson creates worlds infused with symbolism and meaning meant to probe the intuitive flow of human experience.
Inspired by Goya, Dali, Kahlo and the Old Masters, Edelson's paintings delve into the mysteries of humanity and the universe to touch the viewer and lend greater insight into humanity's emotional terrains.

The library is also featuring the Kirigami work of Al Aki. Kirigami is a variation of origami that includes paper folding and cutting to create beautiful designs. Al is a local origami artist/expert as well as an actor and voiceover artist. Al is also a Japanese storyteller at Walt Disney World.

If you are interested in finding out more information about the art or the artists, call 407.835.7323 or email southwest at ocls.info. More of Dalgis Edelson's work can be found on her website, www.dalgis-edelson.fineartamerica.com. Al Aki may be contacted at akial2003 at yahoo.com or through www.origamiland.com.

Both of these exhibits will be on display April through June 2013 at the Southwest Library.

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