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PEPPERELL — The Friends of the Lawrence Library are pleased to sponsor an exhibit by local photographer Carol Hasse and her brother, Eric.

The exhibit, Organically Graced, includes hand-created mosaic images using digitally captured colors and shapes from gardens as well as outdoor scenes using cloth-transfer and prints on paper. The opening reception will be held on Feb. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Lawrence Library, 15 Main St. Refreshments will be served.

Art has always been a part of Eric Hasse’s life as well. A graduate of Dartmouth College with a degree in English, Eric (Rick) Hasse spent his early 20s writing poetry. Later, he picked up some acrylics and started painting while studying art history independently. He is mostly self-taught. His digital photography is often on large canvas and use organic, but dream-like, images and colors.

Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 11 years ago, Eric Hasse struggled with its effects on his life and his art. He was fortunate to discover a new available procedure called deep brain stimulation at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton, Mass.

The implantation of a neurotransmitter has made it possible for Rick to control his symptoms and continue to enjoy his life and fully embrace his art.

The Hasse exhibition will be open during library hours: Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will run through March 10.

For information call Kathy at (978) 618-6048 or visit www.lawrencelibrary.org.