Jeffrey Neumann: Art and nostalgia

Jeffrey Neumann at work in his Hillsdale studio. The artist is at the center of a solo exhibit at the Millbrook Library through March 15.Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK — About 25 people gathered for an artist’s reception at the Millbrook Library on Friday, Feb. 16, to view the paintings of Jeffrey Neumann. Neumann presented a slide show and told the story of his life and career.

Neumann has been an artist since the age of 9. He may not always have made his living painting, but in his heart, the talent and desire were always there. Through jobs as designer, art director, disc jockey, cycling coach and in advertising, he finally worked, for 20 years, in the fine paper industry.

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