Emerging artist Emily Latterell standing in front of art work at The Willows Bistro, Main Street, Warrensburg, N.Y. The show is titled “Black & White Plus Some Color”.
Emily Latterell, with the help of friends, hung her B&W pencil and water color art work for her first time art show. The show will be up July 1 to 31. The Willow owner, Debbie Swan’s, mission: “to heal your hunger, thirst, and the need for visual gratification of your soul” offered Emily the opportunity to display her art work at the bistro.
Emily is a local artist raised and working in the Glens Falls /Queensbury area applying her creativity to a variety of media over the years. Currently she is focusing on B&W graphite, charcoal, India ink, and her newest exploration, water color.
Born and raised in Glens Falls, art courses from Queensbury high school were a foundation allowing creative experimentation. Creativity has been a constant part of her life. Emily has incorporated vacation travel to take instruction from J.D. Hillberry, Mike Sibley and Burton Silverman to stretch her artistic experience envelope. Emily has also taken advantage of local water color artists with instruction from Tom Ryan and Betty O’Brian and attended Adirondack Community College to complete 2 AS degrees. She works from live models, reference photos and plein-air. Emily is constantly reading, studying and learning to stretch her creative mussel. Currently employed at Andritz Inc. formerly Kamyr as engineering support.
Emily is a member of LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council), NCAC (North Country Arts Center) and currently has a water color “Adirondack the winter of …” hanging in the Chestertown Gallery show.
Emily’s artistic goal is a continuous development in art enjoying the excitement of learning and growing from the experiences in my life.