Reilly puts new works on display for Mayfest
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Petersburg’s Mayfest art offerings include a show of nearly 20 new works by local painter Pia Reilly. Reilly’s known for her bold watercolors which often portray dreamlike scenes of flowers and trees. Sometimes her subjects are found in a more natural setting and sometimes they’re framed by windows and flanked by objects of everyday life. Reilly’s been working on her new exhibit since early this year. Matt Lichtenstein recently stopped by her studio to talk about it:
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Pia Reilly’s newest works go on display with an artist’s reception from 5 to 7 pm Friday at Miele Gallery in Petersburg.
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