The Pollard Gallery is honoring June Knudsen with an exhibit of her work. June was a well-known watercolor artist, winning many awards and having her paintings sold at Hawthorn Hollow and the Racine Museum as well as other locations. June was a founding member of the Kenosha Art Association in 1950. She was also a member of several organizations in the community. She was born June 10, 1916 and passed away January 26, 2012. Her son, Bryan, will be on location at the Gallery during Second Saturday.
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