Profile: Dennis Perrin
"More than anything,
Dennis Perrin focused his creativity on music and writing in his early life, becoming interested in visual art at the age of 30. In the decades since, he has embraced painting fully. His Impressionist works are done fully from life and express his love of beauty in the landscape, in the figure and in flowers. Perrin takes advantage of the short outdoor season his home state of Maine offers, painting the beauty of his property and gardens. He shared with us his inspiration and background.
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