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Library to Exhibit Maria Witmer-Rich Paintings

Geauga County Public Library to Exhibit Paintings by Maria Witmer-Rich

Geauga County – October 11, 2021 – Geauga County Public Library’s next art installment features the watercolor paintings of Maria Witmer-Rich. The exhibit will be on display at the Bainbridge Branch (17222 Snyder Rd.) from October – December.

A section of Witmer-Rich’s Artist Statement states, “As a graduate-level chemist, I believe that my scientific background allows me to notice and replicate the fine detail in everyday objects. With a focus on still life and flowers in particular, I often use a technique where I leave and come back to paintings frequently, allowing specific sections of the painting to fully dry to allow for highly defined detailing.”

The exhibit can be viewed outside of the large meeting rooms, to the left once you enter the lobby, during the regular business hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Mon. – Thurs., and Fri. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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The Geauga County Public Library, rated a 4-Star Library by Library Journal, includes five full-service Branches in Bainbridge, Chardon, Chesterland (Geauga West), Middlefield, and Thompson, a fleet of Mobile Services vehicles that serve rural areas and community centers, and an Administrative Center where technical services, computer services, facilities, and administrative functions reside, in addition to its public library space. GCPL has more than 900,000 books and eBooks. The collection also contains more than 100,000 audio/video items and 60 Research databases available through its website. Geauga County Public Library is a member of the CLEVNET consortium, giving patrons access to more than 12 million items. Learn more about the Geauga County Public Library at

October 11, 2021

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