The Hardware: An Installation of Paintings by Rachel Lussier
Opening Reception: Friday, February 4th, 2017, 6 - 9 p.m.
Location: Crest Hardware & Urban Garden Center 558 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Crest (True Value) Hardware & Urban Garden Center is pleased to host an installation of paintings uniquely suited towards its trade.
The artist, Rachel Lussier, explores the age-old relationship between man and tools with her series of nearly 100 paintings of everyday useful objects designed for the hand. Lussier celebrates hardware stores as a place of intention, industry and community. She drew her inspiration from Lakeview (True Value) Hardware in Battle Creek, MI where the series was painted largely from life and on location.
Lussier, who currently resides in Connecticut, earned a BFA from Parsons School of Design (Communication Design) and has studied extensively at The National Academy of Design, The Art Students League, The New York Academy and The New York Studio School. Lussier worked in the field of graphic design for many years including as Senior Art Director for Sotheby’s before committing herself fully to making fine art. Lussier has exhibited in New York City, Colorado, Connecticut and Michigan.
Crest (True Value) Hardware & Urban Garden Center will host the collection from February 4th – March 4th before the series moves on to other exhibition venues on the East Coast.
Crest Arts works extensively with the community to support local artists and craftsmen by hosting events and providing platforms for artists to showcase their work.
For more information about the exhibit or Crest (True Value) Hardware & Garden Center visit www.cresthardwarenyc.com or call 718.388.9521. For additional information about Rachel Lussier visit www.rachellussierart.com.