Painting is like music to the dancer...
you have to feel what you paint.” ~ Flo ~
Florence Mae Parlangeli, born and raised in New Rochelle, NY, grew up as a dancer and with a love of the arts. After graduating from The State University of New York with a degree in Advertising Art and Design and a training in fine art, she started her career as an Assistant Art Director with New York Life Insurance Co., in Manhattan, NY.
While raising her family and pursuing her profession in advertising, Flo painted for pleasure, often land and seascapes, and her work was displayed and honored at art shows in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Most recently she has taken up en Plein Air painting on the coasts of Florida, New Hampshire and Maine, producing dramatic original oil works. Flo has always incorporated her artistic talents into her life and has explored the age-old technique of Japanese, Sumi-e art painting, along with creating original jewelry. She resides in Pembroke, NH with her husband Bob.
Currently she is exhibiting at;
Valley Artisans, Goboro Rd., Epsom, NH
Manchester Art Assoc. Gallery, 1528 Elm St., Manchester, NH
Southern New Hampshire University, (SNHU) Library,