Thursday, August 4, 2011

Artwalk Scheduled For August 20th from 3-7pm!!!

Alan Bull Painting Demo...

The Alan Bull Studio will be showing "Monotypes, Marshes and Music: New Paintings and Prints" featuring recent truck paintings, marsh scenes and several works from Alan's new musician series. AB Studio will be open from 12-7 on Saturday the 20th and 12-5 on Sunday the 21st, or other hours by appointment.

"Marsh at Dusk"
by William Duke

The Walsingham Gallery's Artist in Session Series 2011 presents a watercolor demonstration by artist William E. Duke, Saturday August 20th, 1-5pm. Living and painting on the North Shore, Bill derives both his subject matter and inspiration from the environmental beauty of the region, and in particular, the marshlands.
Scheduled May-October, the Artist in Session series provides the opportunity to catch a rare glimpse into the creative process as the artist demonstrates their personal techniques in our intimate gallery setting.

Original Print by Matthew Smith

Printmaker, Matthew Smith, will be at Valerie's Gallery August 20 from 3-5pm to answer questions about his artwork, his process as well as show you his work. A former commercial fisherman, Matthew's favorite subjects are wildlife and nature. He continually experiments with etchings and layering colors and the results are beautiful.

"Super Moon"
Photograph by Greg Nikas

Sweethhaven Studio & Gallery features landscapes of Newburyport & Plum Island by local photographer, Greg Nikas. For this ArtWalk, we have added a new selection of 4 1/2" x 3" prints in 8" x 10" mats for easy framing. We have also added a new image, "Super Moon" over Plum Island and Joppa Flats photographed this past March from the boat ramp at the sea wall on Water Street. We will be open from 10-7pm and will be serving light refreshments starting at 3pm.

"Deep Blues"
Mary Pollack

Indigo Artist Studio will feature “No Boundaries” for their August ArtWalk. The work created by studio artists, Mary Arthur Pollak and Lillian Coolidge, pushes place and space to an abstract level. Reflections, tide pools, marsh and fields are referenced in oil paintings, monotype and mixed media pieces. A variety of framed and unframed work are available as well as commission inquiries. The studio will be open from 11-7 on August 20 2011. Refreshments served. Artists are available to demonstrate or answer questions.

"Quechee Sunset"
Heather Karp

Studio 54 on State Street will feature local artists, Heather Karp, Susan Spellman, Karen Jones, Cara Gonier, and Lisa Bohnwagner. All five artists use color in very intense ways to evoke direct emotions from viewers. "Six Squared" has been extended through August due to its popularity!!! During the ArtWalk, Kevin Johnson, a local acoustic guitarist, will be playing at the studio from 5-7 with light refreshments served.

Bird Exhibition
Cathy Connor
The Connor Summers Gallery continues with its summer exhibit for 2011. Hand painted and cut bird sculptures are also on exhibit as well as beautiful original paintings by artist and owner, Cathy Connor. Connor Summers Gallery is at 48 Market Street Newburyport MA.

The Newburyport Ten, a group of local plein air artists, will be hosting a reception August 20th from 7-9pm at the Newburyport Art Association as part of their show, "Fresh Air: Landscape Paintings." The show runs from August 15-28.

"Waiting for the Wind"
Brent Rotsko

Bridge Gallery presents "Sand, Sea, & Sky" depicting scenes from our beautiful seacoast and surrounding water ways. Come reminisce about your days at the beach, on the water, or the time you spent gazing up at the sky. The August 20th ArtWalk will feature food, drink and demonstrations.

"Beached Tree"
John Geesink
The Firehouse Center For the Arts gallery features photographer, John Geesink. His exhibit, "Walking On The Beach," is being displayed from July 27 - September 4, 2011. This Newburyport photographer's digital images bring the magic of Plum Island to the Firehouse.