By Miriam Raftery
February 22, 2018 (Ramona) – You’re invited to meet artists, art teachers, furniture artisans and celebrate the life of the late, great artist Helen Petre on Friday, March 2 from 6-8 p.m. at the 2Create Gallery, 438 Main Street in Ramona. The event is the first of a series of “First Friday” art events that the gallery plans to host, each featuring art, music and refreshments.
Helen Petre was a colorful and acclaimed artist who lived in Julian and continued creating works of art well into her nineties. Known for her stylish hats and fashionable clothing that she designed herself, during her long and productive life she became a prolific artist excelling in collage, monoprinting, mixed media and bookarts.