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"Storm," on display at First Valley Inverness in July, features painter Angela Tirrell's stirring textures and reflects her hopes to use art as social and environmental activism.   Angela Tirrell

Intense natural destruction and rejuvenation are central themes in the paintings by Angela Tirrell on exhibit this month at First Valley Inverness. Ms. Tirrell’s upbringing in Inverness had a huge effect on her philosophy and work, which is often political and environmental in nature. “The scents, the lushness, the tranquility, beauty of wildlife, it was so magical, and . . .