These are two pastels, based on a view from the cliffs of Monhegan Island in Maine, which I transformed in various paintings of my “Looking Down” series. Most of the pieces in this series, which encompasses works in pastel, oil, and acrylic, are in private collections, but some are still available. These are my first paintings fresh off the easel this year, framed and ready to go to the New Hampshire Art Association’s “Perfect Pairings” show, which runs February 3 – 28. They can be purchased separately or with a 10% discount as a set.
Also available at this exhibit: a pair of abstracts in acrylic:
The New Hampshire Art Association is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a silent auction and fundraiser (in the open gallery in Portsmouth NH and online). The exhibit runs Nov. 6 to Jan. 2. Here are my 3 works available for purchase:
Also a new piece in the Small Works Gallery, a recent addition to my abstract “Fantasia” series:
The New Hampshire Art Association’s Members’ Summer Exhibition: A Beautiful View at Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH, runs Aug. 5 – 30. The Gallery is open, following the Corona virus safety guidelines. Here are my two pieces in the show:
The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod‘s National Juried Exhibition “For Pastels Only” runs June 20 – July 12. Due to the corona virus online only. Happy to have “Horseshoe Falls” included in the exhibit:
“In the Park” (Oil, 9″ x 12″) and “Loisach River” (Oil, 9″ x 12″) at the Newburyport Art Association’s Fall Members’ Juried Show, Part 1 (Oct. 18 – Nov. 2). Excited that “In the Park” received the Newburyport Bank Award for Best Work in Oil and that it also sold. Many thanks to juror Lauren O’Neal, the organizers of the exhibit, and the collector.
Here are five new pastels done on location this summer in beautiful Kochel am See and Walchensee near the Bavarian Alps. Another one needs finishing touches and is on my easel in my studio back home in Hampton, NH. “Walchensee, Bavaria” sold at the August Show of the Art Guild of the Kennebunks in Kennebunkport, ME.
Thrilled to report that “Canadian Mist” was sold at the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod’s National Juried Exhibition “For Pastels Only,” which ended August 11. Thank you to the organizers of this great show and to my new collector!
The Art Guild of the Kennebunks’ June Show at the Masonic Lodge, Kennebunkport, ME runs June 14-16. These are my two pieces in the exhibit. Happy that “Seagrass Lake Park 3” received the First Place for Pastels Award.
Also two matted unframed pastels and “Whirl,” a new unframed Acrylic:
The Pastel Society of New Hampshire‘s 14thMembers’ Exhibition (Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey, NH) runs June 2-28. Opening reception: Sunday, June 2, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Here are my two paintings in the show.
Happy and honored that “Waterfalls” received the 2nd Place Award. Many thanks to juror Robin Thornhill!
The Newburyport Art Association’s Winter Members’ Juried Show, Part 1 in Newburyport, MA, runs Jan. 11 – Feb. 2. Reception: Saturday, Jan. 12, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Here are my 2 pieces in the exhibit. Happy to announce that “Marshland” received the Institution for Savings Charitable Foundation Award for Best Work in Oil.
G. Willikers: Exhibition of Families First’s “2019 Artists of the Seacoast” calendar’s artists, Portsmouth, NH, Jan. 2-31. My painting “Monhegan Island 8” was selected for the month of May. Since the original sold, “Winter Light” (Pastel, 12″ x 16″), which was in the 2014 Artists of the Seacoast calendar, was included in the exhibition. Happy to hear that it just found a new home as well. Now on display and for sale: “Monhegan Surf 3″ (Pastel, 9″ x 12”).
This show at the Woodman Museum in Dover, NH, curated by Elena Sarni of Pine Tree Pop-Up, runs Nov. 23 – Dec. 23 (Fridays through Sundays). “Monhegan Surf 3″ (Pastel, 9″ x 12”) and “Cormorants 2″ (Pastel, 5″ x 7”) are two of my paintings in the exhibit. Also note cards with reproductions of my works.
Happy to be part of this special exhibition featuring the signature members of the Pastel Society of Maine: Signature Members’ Show, Bauman Gallery, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, ME, Dec. 1, 2018 – Jan. 6.
These are my two pieces in the show:
The Art Guild of the Kennebunks’ June Show will be held at the Masonic Lodge, 1 North St, Kennebunkport, ME, June 15-17. Opening Reception: Friday, June 15, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Here are my 2 paintings in the exhibit:
Waterfalls 4, Pastel, 16″ x 20″ (2018)
Autumn Falls 9, Pastel, 16″ x 12″ (2017)
Also included are several small unframed matted pieces, such as:
Happy to be part of this exhibit at Maine Art Hill, 5 Chase Hill Rd, Kennebunk, ME with 5 paintings. It is curated by Elena Sarni (Pine Tree Pop-up) and runs May 24 –June 4. “Marsh Radiance″ (Pastel, 6″ x 10”) and “Black Forest, Germany 2” (Pastel, 6″ x 9″) are two examples.
Honored and happy to have received the Laura Coombs Hills Award for best work in pastel at the 21st Annual Regional Juried Show of the Newburyport Art Association for “Autumn Falls 9.” Many thanks to jurors Courtney Harris and Julia Welch, Curatorial Research Fellows, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston! The exhibit runs until June 2.
Throughout the month of April the New Hampshire Art Association’s Art-imals exhibit focuses on animals, partnering with Cocheco Valley Humane Society to raise awareness of the importance of adopting animals. “Looking Out” (Pastel, 8″ x 12″) and “At the Edge” (Pastel, ) are two of my paintings in the show. Reception: Saturday, April 7, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.