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Artist Celebrates Pan Am Games Cycling with Exhibition in Milton – July 2-25

release by Luigia Zilli

June 17, 2015 (Milton, ON) – Oakville resident and visual artist Luigia Zilli is having a new solo exhibition of bicycle and cycling paintings at the Holcim Gallery, Milton Centre for the Arts, from July 2 to 25, 2015.

Art of Cycling  ©  Luigia Zilli

Zilli is celebrating cycling with her art during the Pan Am Games in Milton, where the Mattamy National Cycling Centre new velodrome is hosting the track cycling events. The town is also the host of the road cycling time trial.

A group of 20 paintings depicting cyclists and bicycles will be exhibited at the Milton Centre for the Arts, in the beautiful Holcim Gallery. Zilli, an established artist born in Italy and living in Canada since 1999, is mostly known for her bicycle and cycling artworks, which are now collected worldwide.

“I paint bicycles because I feel a connection to them, they have been a part of my life since I can remember. They are my muse, my inspiration, they bring back many memories of happy moments growing up and being involved in cycling.

“I love how my paintings bring out happiness in those who are passionate about cycling. I can see the joy they feel when they see my work. It’s priceless,” commented Zilli.

“Art of Cycling” is a solo exhibition of original acrylic paintings by Luigia Zilli. Included in this art show are scenes of cycling and bicycles. Holcim Gallery is located at the Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main Street East, Milton, ON. For this exhibition it will be open on Monday and Friday from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm, Tuesday to Thursday from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm, Saturday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. Closed on Sunday.

The opening reception for the exhibition will be on July 2, from 6:30 to 9 pm. If you wish to attend, please RSVP at info@luigiazilli.com or 289-400-6309.

For more on Luigia Zilli’s art and painting click here.


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