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Dover Art Exhibit Focuses on Domestic Violence and Survivors

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DOVER, Del.- An art exhibit that runs through the end of this month in Dover raises awareness about domestic violence that often goes hidden and tells the stories of survivors who have endured abuse.

The exhibit "Still Waters" includes paintings by Natasha Rodriguez and photographs of survivors by David Wolanski is being featured at the Dover Art League. It's title reflects the fact that abuse often goes unnoticed because it happens behind closed doors and its effects are not always visible.

Rodriguez, once a victim of violence and abuse herself, said anyone can suffer from abuse or violent behavior, no matter their sex or age.

"We have no idea what's going on. They may seem fine, they may look fine but there's so much more beneath the surface," she said.

Wolanski, who photographed numerous survivors of domestic violence, including Rodriguez, said he has been told that survivors who have visited the exhibit are thankful for being able to see that they are not alone.

"When they see other people who look just like them that have gone through it, I'm told it gives them some strength and hope," he said.

You can get more information about the exhibit by visiting the Dover Art League's website.

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