Prescott Park Arts Festival Open Juried Exhibition

Happy to report that my pastel “Winter Green 3” received an honorable award at this year’s show at Prescott Park in Portsmouth, NH (Sheafe Warehouse). The show runs July 1 – Sept. 6. Also for sale: several unframed matted original pastels and landscapes in acrylic, as well as note cards with reproductions of my works.

Winter Green 3, Pastel, 9" x 12" (2016)

Winter Green 3, Pastel, 9″ x 12″ (2016)

Art Guild of the Kennebunks, June and July Shows

The AGK June Show this year is at The Full Circle Gallery in Biddeford, ME (140 Main St), June 17 – July 1. Two of my pastels are on display “Monhegan Surf 3” and “Looking Down 18”. They will then also be included in th July Show at The Port Upstairs Gallery in Kennebunkport, ME (11 Ocean Ave), July 8-24.

Monhegan Surf 3, Pastel, 9" x 12" (2015)

Monhegan Surf 3, Pastel, 9″ x 12″ (2015)

Looking Down 18, Pastel, 9" x 12" (2016)

Looking Down 18, Pastel, 9″ x 12″ (2016)

Exeter Arts Committee, Spring Show

These are my paintings (all pastels) at the Exeter Arts Committee’s Spring Show in the Exeter Town Hall Gallery, Exeter, NH, May 6-22:

At the Edge 2, Pastel, 4.5" x 6.5" (2016)

At the Edge 2, Pastel, 4.5″ x 6.5″ (2016)

Cormorants, Pastel, 4.5" x 6.5" (2015

Cormorants, Pastel, 4.5″ x 6.5″ (2015

Sky, Pastel, 5" x 7" (2016)

Sky, Pastel, 5″ x 7″ (2016)

Kochelsee, Germany 4, Pastel, 7" x 10" (2015)

Kochelsee, Germany 4, Pastel, 7″ x 10″ (2015)

Abstract Artists Group of New England (NAA)

Driven to Abstraction, a show with 15 members of the Abstract Artists Group of New England (Newburyport Art Association) at the Newburyport Senior Center (331 High St, Newburyport, MA). April 5 – June 30. Opening Reception: Thursday, April 14, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., 2016. Here are three of my paintings in the exhibit:

"Spring" (Pastel, 9 x 6 in.)

“Spring” (Pastel, 9 x 6 in.)

"Reverie 5" (Pastel, 10 x 14 in.)

“Reverie 5” (Pastel, 10 x 14 in.)

Yellow Musing, Pastel, 14" x 10" (2013)

Yellow Musing, Pastel, 14″ x 10″ (2013)

 

Art of Great Bay 12th Annual Show

“Pemaquid 2″ (Pastel, 12″ x 24”) and “Pemaquid Evening” (Pastel, 9″ x 12″) at “Art of Great Bay 12th Annual Show” (89 Depot Rd, Greenland, NH) April 8-10. Opening Reception: Friday, April 8, 5:30 – 8:30. Also available: note cards with reproductions of my work for sale and one of my paintings to be raffled.

Pemaquid 2, Pastel, 12 x 24 in. (2015)

Pemaquid 2, Pastel, 12 x 24 in. (2015)

Pemaquid Evening, Pastel, 9 x 12 in. (2015)

Pemaquid Evening, Pastel, 9 x 12 in. (2015)

Exeter Arts Committee, Holiday Art Show

“Twosome 2″ (Pastel, 7″ x 5”) and “Autumn Birches 5″ (Pastel, 6.5″ x 4.5”) are two examples of my paintings in the Holiday Art Show at Exeter Town Hall Gallery, Exeter, NH, which is only open two more days: Saturday, Dec. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 20 (12:00 – 4:00 p.m.). Also for sale: note cards with reproductions of my work.

Twosome 2, Pastel, 7 x 5 in. (2015)

Twosome 2, Pastel, 7 x 5 in. (2015)

Autumn Birches 5, Pastel, 4.5" x 6.5" (2015)

Autumn Birches 5, Pastel, 4.5″ x 6.5″ (2015)

“This Is What Artists Look Like” – Jay Goldsmith

“This Is What Artists Look Like” – Portraits of 30+ local artists by Jay Goldsmith at Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery, Portsmouth, NH, Oct. 23 – Dec. 24, 2015. Opening Reception: Friday, Nov. 6, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Photographer Jay Goldsmith has photographed local artists and printed their portraits via the historic 19th century platinum / palladium method. The photographs are paired with examples of the artists’ work. I’m honored to be included in the exhibition.

WE-Portrait-2-(Jay-Goldsmith)

Looking Down 14, Pastel, 10 x 14 in. (2015)

Looking Down 14, Pastel, 10 x 14 in. (2015)

Melancholia 5, Pastel, 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 (2014)

Melancholia 5, Pastel, 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 (2014)

 

Solo Exhibit at Farley’s, Newburyport, MA

“Meet and Greet” Thursday, Oct. 8, 6;00 -7:30 at Farley’s in Exeter, MA, 47 State St. Six of my paintings will be on display in Farley’s Oct. 7-21. “Bird’s-Eye View,” “October Fog 4” and “Ocean Light 2” are 3 examples:

Bird's-Eye View, Pastel, 16 x 20 (2014)

Bird’s-Eye View, Pastel, 16 x 20 (2014)

October Fog 4, Pastel, 10 x 14 in. (2013)

October Fog 4, Pastel, 10 x 14 in. (2013)

Happy to report that “Ocean Light 2” already sold:

Ocean Light 2, Acrylic, 16" x 20" (2008)

Ocean Light 2, Acrylic, 16″ x 20″ (2008) – Sold

Pastel Society of New Hampshire, 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition

“Looking Down 13″ (Pastel, 10″ x 10”) was juried into the Pastel Society of New Hampshire’s 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery, Portsmouth, NH, October 24 – November 27, 2015. Opening Reception: Saturday, October 24, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Honored that it received the Heilman Designs Award. Thank you very much to Awards Juror Stan Sperlak.

Looking Down 13, Pastel, 10 x 10 in. (2015)

Looking Down 13, Pastel, 10 x 10 in. (2015)

Abstract Artists Group of New England

The Abstract Artists Group of New England (Newburyport Art Association) presents Transcending Reality, Aug. 25 – Sept. 5. Opening Reception: Saturday, Aug. 29, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Here are my paintings in this show:

Melancholia 6, Pastel, 12 x 18 (2015)

Melancholia 6, Pastel, 12 x 18 (2015)

Melancholia 7, Pastel, 7 x 10 in. (2015)

Melancholia 7, Pastel, 7 x 10 in. (2015)

Arabesque, Pastel, 16 x 20 in. (2014)

Arabesque, Pastel, 16 x 20 in. (2014)

Composition in Blue and Green, Pastel, 11.5 x 8.5 in. (2015)

Composition in Blue and Green, Pastel, 11.5 x 8.5 in. (2015)

Composition in Blue 3, Acrylic, 8 x 10 in. (2013)

Composition in Blue 3, Acrylic, 8 x 10 in. (2013)

Night Thoughts 2, Oil on Canvas, 4 x 12 in. (2015)

Night Thoughts 2, Oil on Canvas, 4 x 12 in. (2015)

 

Configuration 1, Pastel, 16 x 20 in. (2010)

Configuration 1, Pastel, 16 x 20 in. (2010)

Undulation, Pastel, 5 x 7 in. (2015)

Undulation, Pastel, 5 x 7 in. (2015) – Sold

Art Guild of the Kennebunks, August Show

The August Awards Show at the Community House in Kennebunkport, ME runs August 21-23. For this exhibition I selected two recent examples of my more representational water scenes in pastel. “Looking Down 16” is a new piece in a series inspired by the intense summer colors and calligraphy of the turbulent surf on Monhegan Island, observed from the high cliffs above. “Pemaquid 2” attempts to capture a moment of bright light on a wave at high tide emerging from the vast background in the mist.

Pemaquid 2, Pastel, 12 x 24 in. (2015)

Pemaquid 2, Pastel, 12 x 24 in. (2015)

Looking Down 15, Pastel, 10 x 14 in. (2015)

Looking Down 15, Pastel, 10 x 14 in. (2015)

Also for sale: 3 unframed matted original pastels:

Twosome 2, Pastel, 7 x 5 in. (2015)

Twosome 2, Pastel, 7 x 5 in. (2015)

Pemaquid 3, Pastel, 4.5 x 6.5 in. (2015)

Pemaquid 3, Pastel, 4.5 x 6.5 in. (2015) – Sold

Kochelsee, Germany 4, Pastel, 7 x 10 in. (2015)

Kochelsee, Germany 4, Pastel, 7 x 10 in. (2015)

 

Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery (NHAA), Portsmouth, NH

Today we hung the new show “Greetings From NH” and replaced all pieces in the Small Works Gallery with new ones.  My pastels “Ocean Boulevard” and “Blue Musing 2” are in the exhibit, plus 2 new smaller pieces:

Ocean Boulevard, Pastel, 12 x 9 in. (2012)

Ocean Boulevard, Pastel, 12 x 9 in. (2012)

Blue Musing 2, Pastel, 7 x 10 in. (2015)

Blue Musing 2, Pastel, 7 x 10 in. (2015)

Florida Oak 2, Pastel, 8 x 10 in. (2015)

Florida Oak 2, Pastel, 8 x 10 in. (2015)

Aspen Trail, Pastel, 7 x 5 in. (2015)

Aspen Trail, Pastel, 7 x 5 in. (2015)

HYDRATION at Alpers Fine Art, Andover, MA

Pleased to be part of the exhibition “Hydration – seven painters reflect on water” at Alpers Fine Art (96 Main St, Andover, MA), which runs July 1 – September 7. Reception: Saturday, July 18, 6:30 – 8:30. Here are the pieces I have in the show. Several have found new homes, 4 are still available. Thank you, Peter Alpers!

Rye Marsh Evening 6, Pastel, 9 x 12 in. (2014) - Sold

Rye Marsh Evening 6, Pastel, 9 x 12 in. (2014) – Sold

Fort de Soto Park, Pastel, 9 x 12 in. (2013)

Fort de Soto Park, Pastel, 9 x 12 in. (2013)

Looking Down 6, Pastel, 12" x 18" (2013) - Sold

Looking Down 6, Pastel, 12″ x 18″ (2013) – Sold

Looking Down 8, Pastel, 6" x 12" (2014)

Looking Down 8, Pastel, 6″ x 12″ (2014)

"Looking Down 4" (Pastel, 6 x 10 in.)

“Looking Down 4” (Pastel, 6 x 10 in.)

Marsh River, Oil on Canvas, 12 x 16 in. (2007)

Marsh River, Oil on Canvas, 12 x 16 in. (2007)

Monhegan Surf 2, Pastel, 8 x 8 in. (2013) - Sold

Monhegan Surf 2, Pastel, 8 x 8 in. (2013) – Sold

Rye Marsh Tranquility, Pastel, 10 14 in. (2010) - Sold

Rye Marsh Tranquility, Pastel, 10 14 in. (2010) – Sold

 

The Port Gallery, Kennebunkport, ME

The Port Gallery (Wendy Webster Good Fine Art), 11 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME, hosts its first Annual “Spring Fling” Art Show May 20 – June 20. Three of my pastels will be for sale:

Winter Green 2, Pastel, 6 x 9 in. (2015)

Winter Green 2, Pastel, 6 x 9 in. (2015)

Foggy Beach, Pastel, 9" x 12" (2014)

Foggy Beach, Pastel, 9″ x 12″ (2014) – Sold

Sea Grass, Pastel, 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" (2013)

Sea Grass, Pastel, 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ (2013)

Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery (NHAA), Investigation of the Self

“Florida Oak 3,” painted in February, and a new abstract pastel, “Composition in Blue and Green,” are on display in this show, entitled “Investigation of the Self,” which will be hung April 30 and runs through May 30. “Steaming Spring, Yellowstone 2” and “Purple Evening” are two new pieces in the Small Works Gallery.

Florida Oak 3, Pastel, 6 x 10 in. (2015)

Florida Oak 3, Pastel, 6 x 10 in. (2015)

Composition in Blue and Green, Pastel, 11.5 x 8.5 in. (2015)

Composition in Blue and Green, Pastel, 11.5 x 8.5 in. (2015)

Steaming Spring, Yellowstone 2, Pastel, 4.5" x 6.5" (2015)

Steaming Spring, Yellowstone 2, Pastel, 4.5″ x 6.5″ (2015)

Purple Evening, Pastel, 4.5" x 6.5" (2015)

Purple Evening, Pastel, 4.5″ x 6.5″ (2015)

 

 

Melrose Arts Festival

Getting ready for the 10th Annual Melrose Arts Festival, Memorial Hall, Melrose, MA, Apr. 24-26 (Preview Party, Friday, Apr. 24, 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.). 20 of my paintings will go to this exhibit, along with a few unframed original pastels and note cards with reproductions of my works.

Melrose-Postcard

Melrose-Names

Art of Great Bay 11th Annual Show

This exhibit at Great Bay Discovery Center, Greenland, NH, runs Apr. 17-19. Opening Reception: Friday, Apr. 17, 5;30 – 8:30 p.m.. “May Marsh” is one of two of my pastels in the show, along with note card reproductions of my work. An additional painting, “Autumn Birches,” will be included in a raffle. This exhibit is hosted by the Great Bay Stewards as a fundraiser to help the Great Bay Discovery Center.

May Marsh, Pastel, 6" x 12" (2013)

May Marsh, Pastel, 6″ x 12″ (2013)

Exeter Holiday Art Show

The Holiday Art Show at the Town Hall Gallery, Exeter, NH runs December 4-21. The opening Thursday, Dec. 4, 12-8 p.m. coincides with the Festival of Trees downstairs in the Town Hall. Wine and Cheese Reception: Friday, Dec. 5, 4-8 p.m. Family Friendly Reception: Saturday, Dec. 6, 12 – 4 p.m. These are 2 of my framed pastels in the show:

Acadia 2, Pastel, 5" x 7" (2014)

Acadia 2, Pastel, 5″ x 7″ (2014) -SOLD

October Colors 2, Pastel, 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" (2014)

October Colors 2, Pastel, 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ (2014) – SOLD

Note cards with reproductions of my work are also for sale in this show.