Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Jeffrey Starr, GoLocalWorcester Contributor
According to West Boylston's Lynn Babineau art is at once her passion, her disease and a cure.
"It is the one constant that I have had my entire life," she remarks.
She won her first ribbon at a second grade arts fair at a small Lutheran school on the shores of Lake Michigan. The rest, as they say, is history.
"I consider myself fortunate that from kindergarten through high school I had the opportunity to have art as part of my early education," she says.
The summer after high school is when she fell in love wither her medium of choice, watercolor, while studying in the Chicago area with artist Neal Kienitz.
She went on an “arts hiatus,” so to speak, to raise a family early in her adulthood, but soon rediscovered her love of art, particular of watercolor,...