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ARLYN GAGNON

A MODERN-DAY RENAISSANCE WOMAN
By Leanna Haag 

Arlyn Gagnon is not a typical 80-year-old woman. Though she sports two titanium hips and partially titanium knees, Gagnon proudly guides tours for the sculpture museum she owns and operates in her Rochester home. The museum—which Gagnon co-designed—displays original bronze sculptures created by her husband, the late Charles Gagnon, whose works also reside in collections in Japan, Belgium, England, Germany and various places in the United States. Gagnon actively participates in the Rochester art community through her involvement in the Heart of the City project and her continued publication of educational art materials for children.   Continue reading