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Portola Art Gallery April exhibition welcomes spring

Watercolor paintings by Yvonne Newhouse were inspired by Peninsula blooms

"Optimism (20x28", watercolor on paper) is one of the featured artworks in Yvonne Newhouse's April exhibit "Welcome to Spring" at the Portola Art Gallery." Courtesy Portala Art Gallery.

Spring is the season of new beginnings, fresh hope and lively colors.

For "Welcome to Spring," Yvonne Newhouse's exhibition of watercolor paintings on view at Portola Art Gallery for the month of April, local artist Newhouse took inspiration from the spring blossoms and blooms at Filoli Historic House & Garden, in addition to other adventures painting in plein air on the Peninsula.

"During these Covid times, Yvonne has discovered that getting outside to paint keeps her brushes wet and her heart happy," according to a press release from the gallery.

"Welcome to Spring" is on display through April 30 at Portola Art Gallery at Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The artist will be on site April 1 and 14, as well as by appointment. More information will be available in April at portolaartgallery.com.

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Portola Art Gallery April exhibition welcomes spring

Watercolor paintings by Yvonne Newhouse were inspired by Peninsula blooms

by / Palo Alto Weekly

Uploaded: Mon, Mar 29, 2021, 1:21 pm

Spring is the season of new beginnings, fresh hope and lively colors.

For "Welcome to Spring," Yvonne Newhouse's exhibition of watercolor paintings on view at Portola Art Gallery for the month of April, local artist Newhouse took inspiration from the spring blossoms and blooms at Filoli Historic House & Garden, in addition to other adventures painting in plein air on the Peninsula.

"During these Covid times, Yvonne has discovered that getting outside to paint keeps her brushes wet and her heart happy," according to a press release from the gallery.

"Welcome to Spring" is on display through April 30 at Portola Art Gallery at Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The artist will be on site April 1 and 14, as well as by appointment. More information will be available in April at portolaartgallery.com.

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