Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Photographer Michelle Lee is September's Featured Artist at Sutter Creek Gallery

Michelle Lee’s main passions since childhood have been art and animals.  She’s a recent addition to Sutter Creek Gallery where she will be the featured artist for September.  Lee participated in formal art classes for sketching, painting, ceramics, and sculpting from grade school through her time at Rutgers University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. 

While traveling internationally, photography became the solution to capturing the natural beauty around her.  Wildlife came into focus for her as she experimented with and taught herself basic photography.  Since getting settled in the extraordinary foothills of the Sierras in 2013, Lee has expanded her art to include portrait and sports photography and, most recently, mixed media work on a variety of backgrounds including aluminum.

Photographer Michelle Lee
The gallery invites you to meet Michelle Lee at the reception in her honor on Saturday, September 5, from 4 to 7 p.m., as part of the region's First Saturday Art Trek.  She is one of the local artists exhibiting at the cooperative located in the heart of Sutter Creek at 35 Main Street. Besides photography and original paintings, Sutter Creek Gallery offers many affordable items including prints, cards, jewelry, gourds and fiber arts. The gallery is open Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (209) 267-0228, email suttercreekgallery@gmail.com or visit www.suttercreekgallery.com

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