OLD FORGE - Paintings by Ursula Wyatt Trudeau of Saranac Lake (her husband's family founded Trudeau Institute) are currently on display at View, the arts center in Old Forge. A public reception to meet the artist will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Vandervort Gallery of View.
Trudeau was born in Montreal, where she studied art at the Montreal Ecole des Beaux Arts. She studied painting with the late Hans Hoffman in Provincetown Cape Cod, Mass. and with Stanley Cosgrove and Alfred Pellan in Montreal.
She has traveled extensively, and her work is in collections in the United States, Canada, London, and Paris. She is known for her colorful paintings in a wide range of subjects, and the exhibit at View showcases some of her favorite works.
Also on display at View is the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, in the Foley and Community galleries, with ceramics by Cristina Salusti. Botanical mandalas by Daniel McPheeters are on display in the Eco Gallery. For more information, visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.