Virtual and in-person events with the MA-based painter are part of DATMA’s “WATER 2021” exhibition series\nThe essence of fleeting summer moments are captured by the evocative paintings of Michele Poirier-Mozzone, a fine art painter based in Massachusetts. With the combination of technology and artistry, Poirier-Mozzone explores the human figure’s natural movement, and the distortion created by water, from below the surface. \nThe artist will be giving a behind-the-scenes look into her process during two upcoming events, which are free and open to the public:\nA Virtual Conversation with Michele Poirier-MozzoneAugust 3rd, 6pm *WATCH THE RECORDING*During this virtual conversation with Anthi Frangiadis, owner of The Drawing Room, and Amanda Hawkins, program coordinator for DATMA, painter Michele Poirier-Mozzone will discuss her inspiration, process, and share how she moves from GoPro footage to finished work of art. Register at bit.ly\/Mozzone.\nMeet the Artist: Michele Poirier-Mozzone at The Drawing RoomAugust 12th, 5-7pmMeet artist Michele Poirier-Mozzone at The Drawing Room on Thursday, August 12th from 5-7pm during August’s AHA! Night, a celebration of all things water. Select canvas and giclee prints of the artist’s work will be on display and available for purchase at The Drawing Room. The Drawing Room is located at 36 N. Water Street, New Bedford, MA. Register at bit.ly\/MozzoneTDR.\nThe Drawing Room is hosting these events as part of DATMA’s “WATER 2021” exhibition series. \nShop Michele's collection here.\n \nAbout “WATER 2021”“WATER 2021” is DATMA’s third free, city-wide public art project - this time examining the role of water within the histories, economies, and cultures of several countries as well as SouthCoast Massachusetts. The work of four internationally recognized artists is now on display, celebrating the essence of water and human beings’ traditional but changing relationship to it. In addition, organizations such as The Fishing Heritage Center, South Coast Surface Design, The Seaglass Theater Company, and The Drawing Room are programming partners including these events with Poirier-Mozzone. \nAbout the Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA)The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA) was founded to enhance the evolving dynamic cultural and economic life of Southcoast Massachusetts. DATMA is committed to bringing world-renowned art, design, and technology exhibitions, programs, and initiatives to the visitors and citizens of New Bedford and the region, identified as one of the Commonwealth’s most creative economies by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. As an exhibitor of public art, DATMA collaborates with the business and education sectors of the region to expand public awareness, bringing new cultural assets into the mix. Learn more at datma.org.About The Drawing RoomThe Drawing Room is a carefully curated art and design shop located in historic New Bedford, featuring original work by dozens of regional artists who create paintings, pottery, jewelry, artful gifts, and home furnishings. Committed to a vibrant New Bedford, The Drawing Room also hosts free events throughout the year, including artist talks, live demonstrations, wine tastings, and outdoor concerts. Learn more at anthif.com\/shop.