2018-05-03 / Neighbors

Straight from the horse’s mouth




Above left, Mona Jerome, director of Ever After Mustang Rescue in Biddeford mixed nontoxic paint with water before splashing it on a sheet of paper so Halli, left, a resident horse at the rescue, could `create a painting. Jerome said artist Carol Santora, who has a gallery in Lyman, helped develop the technique in which the horse creates the painting. Jerome also said paintings by horses have been displayed and sold at local art walks. Top right, Jermome and volunteer Sharon Soule unveil Halli’s creation. Jerome likened looking at the paintings to looking at cloud formations - it’s interpretive. For more information about Ever After Mustang Rescue or to volunteer, visit www.mustangrescue.org. (Molly Lovell-Keely photos) Above left, Mona Jerome, director of Ever After Mustang Rescue in Biddeford mixed nontoxic paint with water before splashing it on a sheet of paper so Halli, left, a resident horse at the rescue, could `create a painting. Jerome said artist Carol Santora, who has a gallery in Lyman, helped develop the technique in which the horse creates the painting. Jerome also said paintings by horses have been displayed and sold at local art walks. Top right, Jermome and volunteer Sharon Soule unveil Halli’s creation. Jerome likened looking at the paintings to looking at cloud formations - it’s interpretive. For more information about Ever After Mustang Rescue or to volunteer, visit www.mustangrescue.org. (Molly Lovell-Keely photos)

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