Each broad, tactile brush stroke in Maria Nissan’s abstract paintings is charged with emotion. An action painter, Maria regards the physical painting process as a deeply spiritual act. Her new series, “New Beginnings are Often Disguised as Painful Endings,” represents a time of transition for the artist, a UGA grad moving from Athens to Florence, Italy to pursue a master’s degree in painting. Maria collaborated with friends on one new painting to embody their enduring togetherness, despite the coming changes. Come greet the artist and her friends at the reception, and enjoy an afternoon tour from Terrapin.
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