The Payson Art League will feature well-known local painter and teacher Joy Layson at its Tuesday, June 16 meeting, to be held at 7 p.m. at the Rim Country Health and Retirement Community, 807 W. Longhorn Road.
Layson paints in both oil and pastel. Her subjects range from still lifes and celebrity portraits to landscapes and wildlife, all skillfully brought to life by her hand and brush.
In 1960, she received recognition from former president Dwight D. Eisenhower for her magnificent battlefield painting which hangs in Eisenhower College in Seneca, New York. A social reception with refreshments will begin at 6:30 p.m.
All are invited to attend the meeting, and meet the featured artist as well as other artists and art lovers.