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Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Presentation and Reception with Landscape Painter Joyce Zavorskas

Hurricane Irene 2012, monotype, Joyce Zavorskas
Hurricane Irene 2012
monotype, Joyce Zavorskas

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Date: December 31, 2013
Contact: Sue Haley, District Interpreter, 508-255-3421

Joyce Zavorskas is January's featured artist in Cape Cod National Seashore’s Perspective Series, exhibiting the work of artists who have captured the essence of Cape Cod. On Saturday, January 18 at 2:00 PM at the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham, Ms. Zavorskas will present a short illustrated program about her exhibition, Documenting the Familiar, which is on display. Her recent panoramic landscape paintings and monotypes document the constantly-changing coastal environment. The presentation will examine the influences and process for this artwork created on location in the national seashore, through artist’s residencies, and at her home studio. Light refreshments will be served following the presentation.
 
IF YOU GO: Salt Pond Visitor Center is located at the intersection of Route 6 and Nauset Road in Eastham, and can be contacted by calling 508-255-3421. The center is open daily from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM and staff is available to assist with activity planning. Stop by and visit the museum, view a park film, enjoy panoramic views of Salt Pond and Nauset Marsh, and shop in the gift and bookstore featuring national seashore-related items. For more information about the seashore’s programs, visit the park website at www.nps.gov/caco.

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