Encounters and Light

Encounters and Light: Paintings by Sam Knecht

February 15 – May 30, 2023

The Ella Sharp Museum is proud to host a new solo exhibition of landscapes and portraits by Michigan artist Sam Knecht.

Knecht is Emeritus Professor of Art, Hillsdale College, teaching 1973-2020. Additionally, he is a Signature Member of the Portrait Society of America and the Michigan Watercolor Society.

His landscapes are plein air and studio creations, all in a naturalistic style. Portrait selections are non-commissioned depicting unique individuals who inspired creative interpretation.

Portrait Demo & Opening Reception

February 18th

Join us Saturday, February 18 for a portrait demonstration by Sam from 2-4pm followed by an artist Reception from 4-6pm. Registration is required, please RSVP no later than Wednesday, February 15.

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