Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Fernando da Silva Artwork on Display at Library

Fernando da Silva is exhibiting his art in the Bridgewater Public Library’s Flora T. Little Gallery during January and February. The collection has been completed over the past 20 years and is a retrospective of his work.

Mr. da Silva, a self-taught painter, has been painting for most of his life. He has exhibited in Provincetown, Providence, Newport, and in Fayal in the Azores. He has been influenced by the works of the French painter, Fernand Leger, and also by Russian Primitivism and the Dada Movement of the 1902’s.

Mr. da Silva is a graduate of Assumption College and Harvard University. He currently teaches Spanish and History of Science at the Foxborough Regional Charter School in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

The library’s gallery is open during regular library hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9a.m.-8p.m.; Thursday 10a.m.-5p.m.; Friday, Saturday 10a.m.-2p.m. The gallery is accessible by elevator.

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