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Sherry Camhy’s Silverpoint Portrait at the Lyme Art Association Gallery

by LINEA STAFF | May 20, 2018

Sherry Camhy’s silverpoint portrait, Olivia, will be on view from June 15 to June 23 at the Lyme Art Association Gallery[1] as part of the Hudson Valley Artists Association’s 85th Annual Juried Exhibition. For this portrait Camhy chose to draw with both sterling and Austrian silver on a specially prepared surface that facilitates the visibility of the precious metals. Over time, the two silvers will begin to tarnish, one becoming a warmer tone, the other a cooler tone. So although Olivia was completed last month, it remains, like all silverpoint images, a work in progress.

lyme art association gallery[2]
Sherry Camhy, Olivia, 2018, silverpoint on wood, 12 x 16 in.
Endnotes:
  1. Lyme Art Association Gallery: https://lymeartassociation.org/
  2. [Image]: https://asllinea.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/sd.jpg