September 7, 2022 / Modified sep 10, 2022 10:46 a.m.

"Painting In, Painting Out": The world as seen by the Sonoran Plein Air Painters.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Hey Y'all", Fortune Feimster is coming to the Fox Tucson Theatre; and a new book for young readers tells the story of a female pioneer in molecular science.

fortune feimster hero Fortune Feimster will be in Tucson on Sept. 11, bringing her stand-up comedy tour "Hey Y'all" to the Fox Theatre.
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Arizona Spotlight

September 8, 2022

NPR

Featured on the September 8th, 2022 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

Lisa Gerin has two upcoming public appearances. On Saturday, September 17th, there will be a book launch event for Rosalind Looked Closer at Littlest Bookshop located at 5011 East 5th Street in Tucson. On Sunday, September 25th, her appearance will be at Barnes and Noble Eastside at 5130 East Broadway Boulevard. Both will include story time and crafts.

Lisa gerin spotlight The author of "Rosalind Looked Closer" Lisa Gerin. The new picture book explores the story behind Rosalind Franklin, an often overlooked pioneer in molecular science.
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RLC unsized 3 VIEW LARGER From the picture book "Rosalind Looked Closer: An Unsung Hero of Molecular Science", by Lisa Gerin, illustrated by Chiara Fedele.
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RLC unsized 2 VIEW LARGER From the picture book "Rosalind Looked Closer: An Unsung Hero of Molecular Science", by Lisa Gerin, illustrated by Chiara Fedele.
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RLC unsized 1 VIEW LARGER From the picture book "Rosalind Looked Closer: An Unsung Hero of Molecular Science", by Lisa Gerin, illustrated by Chiara Fedele.
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  • And, visit a new exhibit at the Stevens Gallery called "Painting In, Painting Out”. It contains works from the Sonoran Plein Air Painters, a group of local artists who enjoy visiting the outdoors and painting what they find in real-time. The public is invited to join the group for a reception at the Stevens Gallery on October 1st, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Works from the Sonoran Plein Air Painters are also on display at the Amerind Museum in an exhibit titled "The PLEIN Truth", that is showing through October 31st, 2022. The "Barrio Corazon" exhibit featuring works by the Tucson Barrio Painters is on display at the Upper Link Gallery inside the Tucson International Airport.

French easel spotlight A French box easel on display at the "Painting In, Painting Out" exhibit.
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Denyse Fenelon spotlight Denyse Fenelon, President of Sonoran Plein Air Painters, with her painting "Meyer B&B" displayed at the "Painting In, Painting Out" exhibit. The exhibit will be on display through October 12.
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Pete Farrow spotlight Sonoran Plein Air Painter and Tucson Barrio Painter Pete Farrow with his painting "Sundrenched Alley" displayed at the "Painting In, Painting Out" exhibit. The exhibit will be on display through October 12.
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Bettina fink spotlight Co-director of the Stevens Gallery at Salpointe Catholic High School, Bettina Fink with one of her paintings displayed at the "Painting In, Painting Out" exhibit. The exhibit will be on display through October 12.
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