Raleigh Artist’s Paintings Chosen for Display

Raleigh, NC, August 27, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Vinita Jain (http://www.vinitajain.net), a local artist specializing in acrylic and pastel painting, has announced that her pastel paintings titled “View at Lake Lure” and “The Barns” were chosen for display as part of the Pastel Society of North Carolina’s show. The show is taking place from Tuesday, Aug. 24 through Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, located at 237 N. Salem St. in Apex, N.C.

“I am looking forward to participating in the Pastel Society show at Halle Cultural Arts Center,” said Jain. “I am excited to see the works of other talented national and local artists at the show.”

- The Pastel Society will be hosting an artists’ reception on Friday, Aug. 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for members of the society.

About Vinita Jain:
A native of India, Vinita Jain has lived in North Carolina for more than 10 years. As a child, art was a passion of Jain’s, and she was first introduced to pastels when she came to N.C. Jain took courses in drawing and color theory at Meredith College and since has taken pastel workshops from renowned artists. Influenced by impressionists such as Edgar Degas and Vincent Van Gogh, Jain works mainly with soft pastels but has recently begun working with acrylics. For more information, visit http://www.vinitajain.net.

Kathleen Mongero
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

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