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Local Artist to be Featured at Lillian Yahn Gallery, Reception July 9

Local artist Brenda Fraser of New Melle has been selected as a featured artist by the St. Charles County Arts Council for the month of July. The exhibit, “From Broken to Whole: Memory Mosaics Celebrating Life” will run at the Lillian Yahn Gallery, 3028 Winghaven Blvd. from July 1 through July 31. A welcoming reception will be held Friday, July 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. at the gallery.

Fraser enjoys creating mosaic art using vintage jewelry. She has been featured in four art galleries, receiving “Honorable Mention” at the Soulard Art Gallery in May 2021. This will be Fraser’s first solo exhibit and reception. The public is invited to come, meet the artist, and enjoy music and light refreshments. 

Fraser is the founder and owner of “Butterfly and Moon” – a women’s fashion boutique in Historic Saint Charles, MO which is now an e-commerce business on Etsy and Facebook. Fraser was the Missouri Ambassador for the National Arts Drive in 2020 and has designed jewelry since 2005. She is also president of Gala Force LLC where for 25 years she has been helping promote authors, speakers and artists, as well as guiding entrepreneurs and business owners to build brand recognition. She was an internet radio host for 5 years, producing and hosting her own show called “Alive to Thrive” and was a former professional fundraiser in Washington, D.C., Colorado and Missouri for more than 30 years.

For more information and to see samples of Brenda’s artwork, visit butterflyandmoon on Facebook. For a more in-depth profile, visit Artist Brenda Fraser | Crossroads Arts Council

The Lillian Yahn Art Gallery is open Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; or by appointment. 

The reception for Brenda Fraser on July 9th is sponsored by Lunar Healing, located upstairs at 524 S. Main Street, St. Charles, MO. Learn more at facebook.com/lunarhealing11. 

Brenda Fraser

The St. Charles County Arts Council supports community arts programs through exhibits,
classes, meetings, workshops and events.
For more information visit http://www.stcharlesart.org/.
or call 636-265-1911.