A spring art reception was held at Landis Homes on May 11, with a display of the most recent works of Velma Magill. The works will continue to be on display through July 2016 in the Harvest View lobby and galleries.
She is a lifetime resident of Lancaster County, and grew up on a farm near Gap, PA.Velma received a B.A. in Art from Millersville University where she received the Workman Painting award, and participated in both graduate and workshop work at the Massachusetts College of Art. She is best known for her many years as an art teacher at the Locust Grove and New Danville campuses of Lancaster Mennonite Schools. She lives in Leola, where she works from her home studio. She has continued her art studies at Bennington College in Vermont every summer for many years. Her work has won many awards, and has been juried in multiple shows along the East Coast.
For more information, call Landis Homes at 717-381-3550.