Gianne Harper has begun her tenure as artist-in-residence at the Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens. Harper will be painting the Casa gardens from February through April.
Born and raised in California, Harper has lived in Paris for the past 24 years. Her paintings have been widely exhibited in France, Italy and Sweden. In 2011, Harper painted at the private chateau where Mary Cassatt lived and worked from 1891 to 1893.
Harper’s works will be showcased in her exhibition “In the Garden of the Casa,” on display at Casa Romantica from May 11 through June 10.
Casa Romantica is open to the public Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Friday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Closed Mondays. Admission is $5. Children 12 and under are free. For more information see www.casaromantica.org.