INDIAN SHORE — Local impressionistic painters Violetta Chandler, Mary Rose Holmes and Helen Tilston will unveil 60 new original oil paintings at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Salt Rock Grill, 9325 Gulf Blvd., in Indian Shores. A portion of the proceeds benefit Indian Rocks Beach Action 2000.
The scale and values of Violetta's paintings have been likened to John Singer Sargent, Mary Rose's use of pink and purples and her brushstrokes have compared her paintings to Claude Monet and Helen Tilston's use of blue, white and shadows to the Spanish painter of light Joaquin Sorolla.
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