Miss Blue, oil on panel and framed to 15.75×19.5 inches, was just brought in by Cathy Martin for her exhibition: All Roads Lead to the Mississippi. Martin, a native of western Wisconsin and a working dairy farmer is inspired by the landscape in her surrounding community. A self-taught painter, she embodies patience and perseverance, delineating every leaf, branch, and blade of glass in a straight forward, realistic manner. Cathy Martin‘sexhibition opens in the East Gallery on Saturday, 19th with an artist’s reception from 2 to 4 pm. See more of Cathy’s thoughtful paintings here.