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Going Under the Knife, by painter Johanna Spinks

Presented by Museum of Ventura County at The Tool Room Gallery, Ventura CA

Apr 01 - 30 2016
Going Under the Knife, by painter Johanna Spinks

Going Under the Knife:

An Exploration of Palette Knife Portraiture by Ventura painter Johanna Spinks

Opens Friday, April 1 at the Tool Room Gallery, 6-9 pm

Just over two years ago, award-winning portrait artist Johanna Spinks decided to take a risk with her familiar paint brush: putting it down. In its place, she picked up a palette knife and began using the metal artist’s tool for her private, non-commissioned work in order to paint the people around her. Her Tool Room Gallery exhibition,

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