On The Beach


January 25 – February 17, 2013

Opening Reception: January 25, 2014 6pm-9pm

Curator: Lorna Apper

Artist: Monica Franciscus

Beneficiary: Plastic Pollution Coalition

Join us for and evening of feet in the sand with music, refreshments, and cocktails at the Opening of “On The Beach” at the Groton Gallery. New works will be shown by Monica Franciscus, a long time artist and resident of Ithaca. Seascapes consist of a provocative mixed medium installation, mixed media on wood and works on paper. Franciscus has been a long time fixture in the Tompkins County art scene having taught locally at the Johnson Museum, CSMA, area schools. Monica states that her work is “emotional, about intimacy and relationships and is full of rhythms color and movement”. Gallery curator, Lorna Apper, says “Monica brings a keen mastery of light, color, and stroke to her work that is high energy, unpretentious and refreshing.” Part of the proceeds from this show will benefit and raise awareness for the work done by the Plastic Pollution Coalition.