Orna will discuss her work in the exhibition Landscapes Within. Her work investigates an artist's inner conflict between past, present, memory, and experience. New sculpture work by the artist will aslo be on display.
About the Artist
Orna Bentor is an award-winning artist, graphic designer, and art teacher who has lived and worked in both Israel and the United States. Since November 2003, following and exacerbation of her Multiple Sclerosis, Orna is no longer able to use her right hand to paint. Thus, she trained herself to paint using her left hand. Recently she is working with clay and exploring unique method of hand-building. Orna is an active member in ArtMix, a women artists group based in the High Country of North Carolina. The group meets regularly to create art, learn from, inspire each other, works collaboratively, and exhibit together.
The Turchin Center Lectures Series are talks led by visiting or exhibiting artists, scholars and practitioners. These talks provide deeper insight into creative practice, context for current exhibitions or contemporary issues shaping the world in which art is created, experienced and interpreted.