McGowan Fine Art announces the opening of “Small Views” featuring small works by Cathy Chin, Melissa Anne Miller, Shane Neufeld and Sandy Wadlington.
The show will run from November 30 through December 31, with an artists’ reception on December 3, from 5 to 7 PM. The public is welcome. The reception takes place the evening of Midnight Merriment in Concord. The Main Street will be closed to traffic from Pleasant to Centre. Caroling and hay rides will be taking place to celebrate the start of the Holiday Season. For more information visit Main Street Concord.
|S. Wadlington, First Snow of the Season|
Landscape has a fascination for people as both a respite and a reflection of our place in it. In the respite category are the small pastels of Sandy Wadlington that minimize the human impact on the landscape. “Frosty Morning,” a view of a pine grove provides opportunity for
to display her technique and mastery of atmospheric effects. A careful weaving of small strokes builds up a rich surface texture. The pale silvery grays feel like a winter fog settling over the dark trees. “Working small is also quite intimate and peaceful. You are in your own little world. Every little mark has a purpose, and you put it there, or erase it, or something in between,” says Wadlington. Sandy
|S. Neufeld, Pines Over Studio, |
Another view of the landscape as romantic respite is Shane Neufeld’s watercolors of the
Bay of Fundy. They are more color studies with their broad, wet strokes of pigment. “Pines over Studio, ” is a symphony of greens contrasting against white, sunlit buildings. Penguin Island