Thirty-one Artists Exhibit at
City Hall Gallery, Oct-Nov 28
Opening Reception, Fri, Oct. 10, 5-7pm
Please come to the Opening Reception on Friday, Oct. 10, 5-7pm. The exhibit on the second floor of City Hall is open until Nov. 28, Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30.
The work is for sale, ranging from $100 to $1,500, with a large painting priced at $6,000. Sales will be arranged through the artists individually, many of whom have agreed to donate a percentage of their sale price to Friends of India Point Park. Also for sale to benefit FIPP will be a print of a black and white photograph taken in the 1940s of young boys perched on India Point pilings.
The show of work inspired by the Park includes the mediums of oil, watercolors, acrylic, pastel, photographs, fabric, collage, and poetry. Depictions of Park scenes and the city skyline range in style from realistic to impressionistic to highly imaginative, and in size from 10"x 12" to 6ft.x 8ft.Artists in the non-juried show include amateurs and well-known professionals who exhibit at galleries in New York, Providence, and elsewhere in New England.
The show has been organized by the FIPP Arts Committee chaired byIda Schmulowitz, who has painted in the Park for 20 years, usually early in the morning on large canvasses. Artists in the show are Jane Bassman, Jill Brody, Johan Bjurman, Bryan Bzdula, Steven Brownell, Alice Cooper, Mark Freedman, Peter Geisser, Sarah Gleason, Timothy Heibert, Kate Huntington, John Irwin, Dave Kendrick, Joseph "Bud" Latham, Deane Lawrence, Sam Marshall, Claudia Middendor, Regina Partridge, Alberto Pereira, Ann Pellicano, Ursala Rickenberg, John Riede, Mimo Gordon Riley, Beverly Rosen, Ann Rozhon, Ida Schmulowitz, Monica Shinn, Gretchen Dow Simpson, Karen Usas, Kathy Weber, and Gayle White.
For more information, please call 272-9712 or email .