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Exhibitions and Displays

The Library welcomes the opportunity to provide artists the opportunity to exhibit their works to the general public. Exhibits include a wide range of media and content thus reflecting the diversity and the vibrancy of the artistic community in Southbridge. While every attempt will be made to accommodate the needs of the individual artist, please review the policies and procedures below which are designed to bring equity to the exhibition process.

Current Exhibitions and Displays

June's Exhibit 

Artist of the Month:
Anna Ozolins
Watercolors and Pastels
Anna Ozolins Lillies
ART EXHIBIT with Anna Ozolins

The Jacob Edwards Library is pleased to feature the work of
Anna Ozolins during the month of June

After thirty years of work in the corporate world of Manhattan NY, Anna’s instinctive love of woods, water, flowers and landscapes as a child and young women drew her to her second career as a Floral Designer. She honed her natural talents for color and composition under the tutelage of a European World Cup Designer, Cors Veldhuis and the Shelton School of Floral Design in Texas. Spending the next twelve years as a floral designer in New Jersey, designing a multitude of various floral presentations for her clients ranging from single pieces for homes, offices to weddings and formal corporate functions.
Anna has never lost her childhood dream of becoming an artist in watercolor and oils. In 1996, she Enrolled in an Art Certificate Program in New Jersey’s Brookdale College and two years later graduated with high honors. While in Brookdale, Anna was selected to travel to Aix-en-Provence, France, for a summer of intensive art study and training in the impressionistic style at American Universities” L’Ecold Marchutz School of Art.
It was in the year of 2000 that Anna and her financee fell in love with New England landscapes and relocated to Brimfield, Ma., where they built their home on the shores of Lake Sherman. This location has provided Anna with a rich new palette for compositions in watercolor and oils and now Pastel. The near spititual experinces of New England’s snow has added a new layer of Inspiration to her work and her journey through life.
Anna currently teaches watercolor workshops at Hitchcock Free Academy and continues to be involved in adovcating for the arts.
Harrington Hospital Women’s Center holds one of her works called “Bouquet of Life”. Her current memberships are , Ruth Wells Center for the ARTS, Massasoit Art Guild, Arts of Tolland, Connecticut Pastel Society, Opacum Land Trust, and Academic Art Association. Member of Academic Artists Association since 2009. Anna has won numerous medals and ribbons since 2002 and hopes now to become a Pastelist. She may be reached at 413.245.0947 or e-mail Her web site is or you may visit her “Gallery in The Woods” by calling 413.245.0947

Anna Ozolins Florals and Plein Air



Please check back shortly for an updated list of upcoming exhibitions

  • Maureen Ridge - July
  • Linda Early - August


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