Center Gallery hosts Royce Deans

From staff reports

Traverse City painter Royce Deans exhibits a new body of working that offers a glimpse into his ongoing relationship with the Leelanau landscape Aug. 31-Sept. 13 at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. An artist’s reception to open the show is Friday, Aug. 31 from 6 p.m. until sundown in the gallery.

While my work is based on specific places, I’m more concerned about the essence of the place than I am about being completely representational,” said Deans. “I am nearly always in wonder of the natural world around me. Its beauty and balance gives me peace. Many years ago I was much more interested in pop culture and the things that man has created to make living on this planet easier and to keep us entertained. But these accomplishments of man, which are many and are indeed astounding are ever changing, breaking or going out of style.”

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