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Raffle for "The Beekeeper" Painting by Sally Lesesne
"The Beekeeper", 16" X 20" oil on canvas painting, is Sally Lesene's trbute to beekeepers. With smoker lit, a beekeeper examines a frame beneath blooming sourwood branches, surrounded by Blue Ridge Mountain wildflowers—Turk’s cap lily, bee balm, black-eyed Susan and cardinal flower.
Purchase a Raffle Ticket HERE (Only 250 tickets will be sold!) Tickets are $10 each, or $40 for 5 tickets. We will draw the winning entry on October 7, 2017.
About Artist Sally Lesesne Artist Sally Lesesne was so moved by the plight of the pollinators and the work of Bee City USA, that she offered to help by creating a special work of art to raise funds for Bee City USA.
Sally has been a professional painter for more than thirty years. A native of South Carolina, she studied at Converse College, the University of Tennessee, and at Oxford University in England under Joe Winkelman, then president of the Royal Society of Printers and Etchers. She has exhibited in the U.S. and England, and her work is in private, public, and corporate collections. She has taught at the Gibbs Art Gallery and Ashley Hall in Charleston, South Carolina. Her summers are spent traveling and painting "en plein-air." An annual family trip to an ancestral chateau in the Loire Valley in France is often partnered with trips to other locations; Provence, the Mediterranean, or Tuscany. She has also painted in the English Lake District, the Austrian Alps, and in China, as well as New England, Canada, the Bahamas, and the coast of the southeastern U.S.
View the Painting In-Person "The Beekeeper" is on display at the Asheville Bee Charmer in downtown Asheville, North Carolina .
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