Lauryn de Leeuw, Rena Hottinger & Lisa Sakoutis

Opening Reception: Friday, September 21, 7:00 to 9:00PM
Saturdays and Sundays, September 22 to October 7,
1:00 to 5:00 PM

 


Rena Hottinger

As a Nurse Practitioner with many years of experience in healthcare, Rena Hottinger has consistently balanced her career with her passion for the arts. She attended certificate programs in 1) Floral Design @ the NY Botanical Gardens, and 2) Massage Therapy in NJ. Rena also worked as the creative designer for a working family farm in NJ and volunteered for ArtWorks, a foundation in NJ created to bring art expression to chronically ill children.

Rena Hottinger
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Now living in the beautiful Poconos, Rena utilizes multiple mediums for free-style self-expression including watercolor, acrylic, soft pastel, charcoal, clay, collage and floral design. Appreciating Buddhist philosophy, she explains that “creating art” is a virtue of wholesomeness, an exploration of truth, and contributes to a meaningful life that benefits all.

Rena Hottinger
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Rena works primarily with watercolor, acrylic & soft pastel. Themes include floral design, landscapes, eagles and some abstract. She also does photography on canvas & highlight scenes from nature. One acrylic, Moonscape Magic, was featured on flyer for SUNY at Orange Community College’s Winter Show in January 2018.

Rena Hottinger
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Lauryn de Leeuw

Lauryn de Leeuw
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Lauryn de Leeuw
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Lauryn de Leeuw, from the Netherlands and now living in the Delaware Valley, is a contemporary Abstract Impressionist artist. She works primarily with acrylics on canvas. Her sensuous designs, bold in composition and vibrant in color are influenced by the likes of de Kooning, Matisse, van Gogh, Chagall and Japanese Edo art.

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Her working philosophy is built on the statement: “Art, like Love, cannot be confined or denied.” Art and love are ethereal and mystical, and when they become restricted, they lose passion, vibrancy, and personality. She believes that you can learn from the masters, but when you paint, you must always be yourself. It is the self that gives the painting its personality and attraction.

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De Leeuw is a member of the Art Students League of New York and the Chelsea Arts Club in London. She has exhibited worldwide and received a number of awards; the most recent being “Best in Show” at the 2017 COTA Jazz and Arts Festival in Delaware Water Gap, PA.

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www.lauryndeleeuw.com


Lisa Sakoutis

Lisa Sakoutis
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LISA SAKOUTIS is an artist, from Hemlock Farms, in Lords Valley, PA. A longtime resident of NEPA, she has had several careers, in Art, including Fashion Design, Catalog design, for Jewelcor Corporation, Fine Art restoration, Illustration, and Public School Art Teacher, for Delaware Valley School District. She also gave private painting lessons, in her BLUE FAWN STUDIO. Her favorite thing to view, and, to do, is a bit of mystery or surprise, in any work of art. She works in several mediums, including ceramics, mosaics, stained glass, concrete, wood, designing sculpture, furniture, lamps, etc. Painting is a priority, in several and varied media, such as Acrylics, Oils, Watercolor, gouache, and, Encaustic.

Lisa Sakoutis
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Lisa Sakoutis
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Lisa is a graduate of Wilkes University, with a BFA, in Fine Arts, and a Masters in Illustration, from Marywood University. She continued her education, for a PHD equivalent in Education, from several other colleges. For the past 25 years, she has taken courses at Peters Valley, in Layton, NJ.

Lisa Sakoutis
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As a single mother, of four, ART has always kept "food on the table, and a roof over our heads." Her six grandchildren are now receiving art lessons from their Grandmother.

Lisa Sakoutis
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Lisa now lives with her husband, Rocco Doto, and their two adorable dogs.

Lisa Sakoutis
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