Artist to unveil new paintings after flood

Artwork by Cynthia Hagedorn

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) A West Michigan artist is celebrating the spirit of overcoming obstacles in a new art show.

Cynthia Hagedorn was working out of town a few weeks ago when a pipe broke and flooded her studio. Seven paintings she planned to unveil in an upcoming show were destroyed. Hagedorn was crushed, but an outpouring of support from family and community motivated her to keep painting.

She got to work created new pieces for her show, which will be unveiled on Wednesday, March 25. Come to One Trick Pony Grill & Taproom in Grand Rapids from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to see the art and enjoy great food and drinks. It is free and open to the public, with cash bar and food available.

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