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PPL Holds Open House With Exhibiting Artists

“WHITE TENDERNESS”: This painting by Saúl A. López is featured in “Salvadoran Art: A Father and Son Exhibit,” on view in the Reading Room at Princeton Public Library through November 27. An open house with the artists is on Thursday, October 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The artists whose work is on view this fall at Princeton Public Library (PPL) will be on hand on Thursday, October 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., to greet visitors and answer questions about their work. The informal open house event will be held in the Technology Center on the library’s second floor. Refreshment will be served.

Paintings by Saúl A. López and his son Sual López are on display in the Reading Room through November 27 as part of “Salvadoran Art: A Father and Son Exhibit.” Their work showcases the strong connection they both have with their Salvadoran heritage. Featured in this show are Saúl A. López’s “Petate Paintings.” Each work is painted on petate, a bedroll used in Central America and Mexico that is woven from the fibers of the palma petate plant. Sual López’s artwork features traditional paintings and some that are painted on skateboard decks.

“DRAWN TO SUNLIGHT”: This work by Susan Hoenig is part of “Uprooted Trees, Magicicadas and Climate Change,” on view in the Technology Center at Princeton Public Library through November 27.

Susan Hoenig’s exhibit, “Uprooted Trees, Magicicadas and Climate Change,” on view in the Technology Center through November 27, focuses on the emergence of the Brood X cicadas in 2021. At that time, the artist studied and sketched the three species of Magicicada. The paintings are about the unique life cycle of cicadas and the devastating loss of trees.

Princeton Public Library is located at 65 Witherspoon Street. For more information, visit princetonlibruary.org.

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