Artists of the Month Showcased at Rochester Public Library this December

Dec 19, 2023

The Rochester Public Library is pleased to announce its featured artists for the month of December, showcasing works by Ezra Brown and Marie Lejeune.

Ezra Brown, a 25-year-old artist based in Rochester, is displaying a selection of acrylic paintings complemented by contemporary bead and textile work.

Marie Lejeune, former Children’s Librarian and current Director of the Rochester Public Library, presents a selection of unique pottery.

Reflecting on her artistic journey, Lejeune shares, “Although I love painting and drawing, my skills didn’t warrant any college-level study. So I’ve dabbled in art; primarily in mixed media and various fiber arts. Then, in February of 2020, I signed up for a class to learn how to use the potter’s wheel. It was canceled after only a few meetings because of the pandemic, but I’d already fallen in love with the medium. Several years later, I was finally able to try again, and these are the results.”

The art will remain on display throughout December at the Rochester Public Library, 65 South Main Street.

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