HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today announced the start of spring tour season at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg and the opening of the latest art exhibition, "Quiet Pennsylvania."
"The governor and I are excited to welcome visitors to the Governor's Residence this spring," Mrs. Corbett said. "It is our hope that the public will enjoy learning about this state treasure and experiencing the featured art exhibition."
The exhibition highlights artwork by internationally acclaimed artist Lee Steadman, a native of Pennsylvania. Nineteen watercolor paintings depicting the natural beauty of Pennsylvania's landscape are on display.
Steadman's paintings have been displayed in private and permanent museum collections throughout the country, including the New York State Museum, the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, the Leigh Yawkey-Woodson Art Museum, and the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History. His illustrations have also contributed to the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America.
Steadman currently serves as the director of Center City Arts at Stairways Behavioral Health in Erie.
Public tours are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., from April 2 through June 27, 2013. Tours are conducted by volunteer docents at no charge; however, reservations are required and can be made by calling the tour line at 717-772-9130.
For more information, visit www.pa.gov/residence
Kirsten Page, Governor's Press Office, 717-783-1116
Ashley Chunko Mostek, First Lady's Office, 717-787-1965
Editor's Note: The following paintings by Lee Steadman are on display at the Governor's Residence:
- Candy Corn
- Cotton Candy
- Grey Flannel
- Gust of Wind
- Layer Cake
- Leaves of October
- Lightning Bugs on Fry Road
- Nest of Gold
- Powdered Sugar
- Pumpkin Pie
- Rainy Day Tea
- Saturday Morning
- Schools Out
- Summer Pear
- Suppers Waiting
- Treetop Moon
- Wheat Stubbles in the Moonlight
- Winter Gold
- Winter Picnic
SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the First Lady