Thursday, January 15, 2009

Quote of the Day

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
-Amy Lowell

George Pate fully inhabits each landscape he paints, extracting the essence that resides in the soul of the land, and releasing its poetry onto the surface of his canvas.

"Beaufort Bayou" 36x48 unframed

Friday, January 9, 2009

Quote of the Day

Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is the recognition of the pattern.
-Alfred North Whitehead

Evan Harrington is an emerging artist at the gallery, whose talent extends way beyond his 19 years. Now in his second year on a merit scholarship, Evan is currently studying at the prestigious Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in Philadelphia. He will be featured in "Anticipation," along with fellow emerging artist Mark Bailey.

"Irish Jar with Peaches" 18x21 framed

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Quote of the Day

A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness, in fact he creates new appearances of things
-Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

With this quote, I introduce local artist Kevin LePrince and his painting"Kool and the Gang". Pairing clever titles with quirky southern birds, Kevin's paintings are approached with a wry sense of humor and a sense of familiarity. "Kool and the Gang" can be seen on our website, along with other works by Kevin.

Kevin LePrince "Kool and the Gang" oil on panel 10x21 framed, 1100