Throughout the month of July, Elaine Croce Happnie presents her artwork.
"This exhibit uses historic photo printing methods in a modern sophisticated style being inspired by dreams that emphasize the universal experience that connects us."
Elaine's interest in art began as a child and she credits her grandfather, Amaretto Croce, as a major influence. A graduate of the Art Institute in Naples he was a mural painter and sculpture. He was selected to paint a mural in Brockton City Hall to restore statuary and paintings in Brockton High School, the court house and many public building of historic significance. He was offered a two year contract during the depression by Roosevelt who established the WPA. He got his inspiration from their Italian ancestor Benedetti Croce.
Elaine studied at the Museum School of Fine Arts and at the Massachusetts College of Art where she majored in photography and art history. She has experimented throughout her career using various methods of photo printing, painting & mixed mediums.