Mary Flaherty Paintings on View at Desmond-Fish

Exhibit to help rebuild after June house fire

The Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison will host, through Nov. 1, an exhibit of paintings by Mary Flaherty, in part to help rebuild after a fire at her home on June 16. The opening reception is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23.

Detail from a landscape by Mary Flaherty

Detail from a landscape by Mary Flaherty

“Art has always been my passion,” Flaherty said. “After retiring from an extensive career as a healthcare professional, I decided to take my passion for painting one step further.” Flaherty’s work has previously been displayed at the Barrett Art Center, Putnam Arts Council and Garrison Art Center.

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