The Geary Gallery of Darien will feature the pastel works of Eileen Serwer in July.

The exhibit "Eileen Serwer: Passion for Pastels," will run July 1 to 31 at the gallery, 576 Boston Post Road.

Serwer is known for her pastels. A resident of New York City and the east end of Long Island, N.Y. Serwer's work has been exhibited in many juried, solo and group shows, including the Salmagundi Club in New York City, the International Association of Pastel Societies, the United Pastelists of America, the Pastel Society of the West Coast, the Degas Pastel Society, the Jemison-Carnegie Heritage Hall Museum in Alabama, the Connecticut Pastel Society, the Pastel Painters of Cape Cod, the Blue Hill Cultural Center in Pearl River, N.Y., the Works Gallery and the National Association of Women Artists' Gallery, both in New York City.

She has received many awards, including several from the Pen and Brush and Manhattan Arts International. Two of her paintings were selected for the covers of Dan's Papers and the Montauk Pioneer, both Long Island publications.

Serwer received a bachelor of arts degree from Hunter College in New York and attended classes at the Art Students League and the Pastel Society of America, where she is a signature member and taught a landscape workshop in April.

Serwer's paintings are included in corporate and private collections throughout the United States and abroad.

To view her paintings, visit www.gearygallery.com/gallery/?function=list&artist_id=114.

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The Geary Gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 203-655-6633 or visit www.gearygallery.com.

Founded in 1984, Geary Gallery is one of Fairfield County's preeminent art galleries, featuring an extensive collection of original artwork. Offering four elaborate display rooms, Geary Gallery maintains an ambitious exhibition schedule to showcase both Connecticut-based artists with national reputations as well as well-known artists from along the Eastern seaboard. The public can enjoy a new show virtually every five weeks. The gallery also offers a custom original portrait service, which matches their favorite artists with customers wishing to commission an original portrait of their family, an individual, pet or home. With an extensive inventory of 2,000 corner frames, the gallery offers accent picture framing and restoration. For more information call 203-655-6633 or visit www.gearygallery.com.