Mayor James J. Fiorentini > Press Release
For Immediate Release:
August 7, 2009
Mayor Fiorentini Names Elaine Insero as August Artist of the Month
Haverhill Multi-Media Artist
Mayor James J. Fiorentini today named Elaine Insero as Haverhill’s August 2009 Artist of the Month. Elaine has installed her artwork “Memorial 9-11 – ‘Let there be light’” which is now displayed in the Mayor’s Office at Haverhill City Hall.
Elaine stated, “Memorial 9-11 is a mixed media work that came into being as all Americans struggled with this unprecedented time in our history. It was my attempt to address the positive response of love and compassion from fellow human beings the world over that prevailed after the horror of September 11.”
Elaine works in various media including drawing, painting and sculpture. In addition to being this month’s Artist of the Month, Elaine is also a member of the Haverhill Cultural Council. She is an active participant on many local art organizations as well as being a member of the Monotype Guild of New England and the Society of Layerists in Multi Media. Her work has been exhibited in juried shows in museums and art centers in the United States, Italy and France. More of Elaine’s work can be viewed on her website at www.elaineinsero.com.
Mayor Fiorentini stated:
“This month we have the amazing work of Elaine Insero. I am honored to have her work displayed in the office this month. I invite all of Haverhill to stop in and see her piece which is a Memorial to the tragic events of 9-11 and her response to the positive actions of people following this event. This month, we have the multi-media artwork of Elaine and we have enjoyed the work of photographers, painters and writers over the past few months. The talents of Haverhill’s artists are a great treasure for our City”
The Haverhill Artist of Month was created by Mayor Fiorentini to foster and profile Haverhill’s thriving art community. Haverhill artists interested in being considered for Artist of the Month can submit copies of their work and artist’s statement to the Mayor’s Office.
Mayor James J. Fiorentini and August Artist of Month, Elaine Insero