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February 19, 2014
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Senior artists escape into the canvas

Theresa Quartermain-Jackson is confined to a wheelchair, Gloria Edwards the memory care unit, but the womens’ art takes them anywhere they want to go Whether painting an old cottage in England or a tree in the Desolation Wilderness, the artists don’t let their limitations hold them back. Quartermain-Jackson, 88, was born in England, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1948. For her, painting is spiritual. “Angels help me. They appear in my paintings,” she said. “One day I was painting and took a time out, when I returned there was a whole painting of a baptism. It was so beautiful.” …

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