San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum will host an art exhibit titled Sacred Wisdom: An Exhibition by Jessica Monroe. An opening reception will be held on October 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will be on display until November 27.
Monroe is best known for her large-scale oil paintings inspired by the natural world. Interested in using art as a means to bring awareness of environmental issues, her paintings are full of energy and movement, celebrating the beauty of her subject. Exploring delicate and endangered ecosystems, Monroe often works outdoors using watercolor, pastels and a camera.
Monroe holds a Bachelor of Arts from Southwestern University and studied painting at New York University and the School of Art Institute of Chicago. For over 15 years, Monroe has exhibited her work throughout Texas and the Rio Grande Valley, and taught art to students of all ages.
The museum is located at 250 E. Heywood St. Call (956) 281-0810 for more information.