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Dover artist Winifred Way’s favorite subjects are people around town

Daniel Larlham Jr. Culture, Headlines

Dover artist Winifred Way’s favorite subject matter is people.     When you see Winifred Way at the Dover Public Library, she’s usually not searching the stacks for a book. She’s likely sketching one of the many homeless who use the library as a temporary haven. “They sit there, and they just fall asleep,” she said. “It’s almost like going …

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When his brain goes ‘boop, boop,’ Gervasio Ruiz Jr. knows to click shutter button

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Color and graphic elements attract Gervasio Ruiz Jr.   Throughout life as a military brat, an artist for record covers, Revlon and L’Oreal, and even as a volunteer at the Kalmar Nyckel, one thing has been constant for Gervasio Ruiz Jr. since his parents put a cheap camera in his hand at the age of 14. Photography. Ruiz, 69, has …

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Dover exhibit features shots from Delaware Community Lens

Betsy Price Culture, Don't Miss, Featured, Headlines

Beth Baker’s ‘Salt Marsh Splendor’ will hang in the Community Lens show.   Members of Delaware Community Lens, a Facebook photography group, will display some of their work at the Dover Public Library during the summer. Images will include Delaware landscapes, still lifes and more abstract pieces. Many of the photographers, such as Gervasio Ruiz Jr. of Milford, got involved …