Eastern's Akus Gallery is hosting "Virtue and Vice: The World of Lizbeth Anderson" through Feb. 28. A reception was held on Jan. 31. Anderson is a mixed-media artist, tattooer and art historian. She works in a variety of media including paint, beeswax, collage, techniques of printmaking and skin. She also teaches historical painting techniques focused on the methods of the medieval and Renaissance Italian masters. She shows and sells her artwork at various venues.
Anderson has traveled extensively in Italy and has studied the work and culture of 14th century Tuscan painters, as well as Baroque Italian sculpture and architecture. The Akus Gallery is located in the lower level of Shafer Hall at the corner of Windham and Valley Streets in Willimantic. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 1-7 p.m. on Thursday and 2-5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, call (860) 465-4659 or visit www.easternct.edu/akusgallery. For more information on Anderson's work, visit www.lizbethanderson.net.