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Disappearing Landscapes in Delaware County

Delaware County Library - Local History

The Delaware County District Library is pleased to host Delaware Artist Linda Wesner who will speak about her art exploring the disappearing landscapes that she sees in Delaware County.

Adult Program

Date: Thurs,
May 2, 2019

Time: 7:00 to 8:00pm

Hear a local history discussion with Delaware County artist and author Linda Wesner. Discover something new about Delaware County’s history while also learning about Wesner’s artistic process, which includes research into disappearing historic buildings and places around the county.

About the Speaker – Linda Wesner

I have been drawing and painting since I was old enough to hold pencil or brush. As a young girl, I searched for clues from the past around my family’s former dairy farm in Central New York. During my husband’s corporate career, we moved frequently, and I used my interest in local history to connect to each new location and inspire my art. Since moving to Central Ohio, I have noticed farms rapidly disappearing from suburban development. I always have my camera at the ready to capture these fleeting images. I currently work in colored pencil, oil and acrylic painting, and collage.

disappearing landscapes - Linda Wesner - artist - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

“Waiting for Gas”
Linda Wesner

Linda Wesner’s award-winning work is regularly featured in solo and group exhibitions nationally, and is included in corporate and private collections, including IBM, Delaware County Library, Syracuse University, and Ohio Wesleyan University.  Her work has been featured in books and publications, including The American Artist Magazine and The American Art Collector. 

Delaware County History Network

The Delaware County District Library is a member of the Delaware County History Network of organizations working to preserve and promote our historic heritage.