Living Well 60+ January-February 2014 - Page 28

28 JAN/FEB 2014 Through the Eye of the Artist Shapes and symmetry motivate local artist by Thomas W. Miller Ph.D. ABPP, Staff Writer Seasoned artists create paintings that capture natural beauty in their art. At a recent art show here in Lexington, I was drawn to a work that encompassed the realism and depth of flowers. Elaine Hiatt, a local artist, says as a child she never had an opportunity for expressing her love of art. She developed a feeling for art and painting through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Kentucky, a program that offers a variety of programs for Kentucky residents age 50 and older. Hiatt first studied under Jennifer Bacon. Several aspects of a '@