Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Corporate Project - Littleton Regional Hospital

McGowan Fine Art of Concord, NH completed a project for Littleton Regional Hospital, located at 600 St. Johnsbury Road in Littleton, NH. Littleton Regional Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of Northern NH for more than 100 years.

Amanda McGowan Lacasse, Corporate Art Consultant for McGowan Fine Art selected and reproduced historic images from the hospital’s archives for a main hallway of the hospital. She also selected and installed art reproductions for the newly renovated Surgical Services Department, and in several other hospital practices in the new medical office building.

McGowan Fine Art has over 30 years of corporate consulting experience, and has worked with corporations and businesses of all sizes throughout New England. Corporate art selections have ranged from original art, to high quality reproductions, or historical photographs.

For more information, please call Amanda Lacasse at 603-225-2515, or Amanda@mcgowanfineart.com, or visit www.mcgowanfineart.com.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

NH Buisness Committee for the Arts - Micro Enterprise Award

We are honored to have received the  Micro Enterprise award from the NH Business Committee for the Arts, and had to share the wonderful words that were said about us!

Thank you again to the
Concord Community Music School
for the nomination. 

Mary McGowan, Amanda Lacasse, Jessica Pappathan (McGowan Fine Art) and
Peggy Senter (Concord Community Music School)
"When you do what you love, the natural progression is to spread that love into the community where you live and work.  Nothing could be truer of our first award recipient as they’ve quietly gone about their business, building it, nurturing it and sharing it with others.
This microenterprise may have few employees, but their impact is large.  With involvement on many cultural and other nonprofit boards, and a willingness to give advice, help and advocacy, the owner and each of the employees is fully vested not only in the business but in the community and state.  Their advice, collaboration, energy and willingness to engage has provided annual support, gift certificates for auctions and drawings, and event sponsorship.  They have been called “true champions” and “a respected voice and advocate for the performing arts and music education” as well as the visual arts.
In one instance in 2012, they participated in a major auction fund raiser, giving several items for auction and donating 80% of their commission on all sales. They consider themselves a resource for the community, providing assistance when necessary and always willing to support the arts and the artists that live in New Hampshire.  Their passion for what they do and compassion for those they represent is unmatched.  Support for this microenterprise’s nomination came not only from their clients and customers, but from their competitors as well.
Nominated by the Concord Community Music School for being a respected voice and advocate for the performing arts and music education, as well as their business of the visual arts, this year’s Business in the Arts Award in the microenterprise category goes to:

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Corporate Project - Rivier University

McGowan Fine Art recently completed a project for Rivier University, located at 420 South Main Street in Nashua, NH.

Amanda Lacasse, Corporate Art Consultant for McGowan Fine Art, coordinated printing and framing of a focal piece for Madeleine Hall, Rivier University’s Admissions Building. Lacasse also assisted in framing a historic photo of Sister Madeleine for the newly renovated space.

McGowan Fine Art has over 30 years of corporate consulting experience, and has worked with corporations and businesses of all sizes throughout New England. Corporate art selections have ranged from original art, to high quality reproductions, or historical photographs.

Please contact Amanda Lacasse at 603-225-2515 or Amanda@mcgowanfineart.com for more information. For additional information about McGowan Fine Art visit www.mcgowanfineart.com.

New Hampshire Business in the Arts Awards

McGowan Fine Art of Concord, NH was announced as a winner in the Business in the Arts Awards at a gala evening presentation by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts. Approximately 400 business and arts leaders attended the 29th annual celebration.

The winners were applauded for their outstanding support of the arts through donations of time, money, and resources to the arts in their communities and statewide. McGowan Fine Art was noted for their community support in serving on boards and assisting various visual and performing arts organizations.

Other winners include Hypertherm, Inc., PixelMEDIA, and Laconia Harley-Davidson. David A. Jensen was named as the Leadership Award recipient for his longstanding record of board service to the Currier Museum of Art, the Capitol Center for the Arts and the Concord Community School, and his ability to steer each organization while encouraging other business leaders to join him in that support.

Each winner received a framed photograph by New Hampshire artist Rob Karosis. Karosis is represented by McGowan Fine Art. The Presenting Sponsor was The Duprey Companies.
The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts presents the awards annually to recognize and honor outstanding business support of the arts. The NHBCA was founded to educate, motivate and recognize business support and participation in the arts. For more information about the awards or the NHBCA contact the NHBCA at 603-224-8300 or visit the website at www.nhbca.com.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Side by Side: Sally Ladd Cole and Ellen Davis

McGowan Fine Art announces the opening of “Side by Side”, a two-person show featuring the work of New Hampshire landscape painters Sally Ladd Cole and Ellen Davis. The show will run May 28 – June 28, with a reception taking place May 31, 5 to 7 PM.  The reception is free and open to the public.  

Sally Ladd Cole was born and raised in Loudon, New Hampshire, currently residing in Loudon. She finds inspiration in her rural surroundings, and through painting, Cole hopes to bring awareness to the irreplaceable beauty of nature. “I observe with great concern the ever dwindling fields, farms, marshes, and forests that I grew up loving and taking for granted.” 

She will have oil paintings on display, many of familiar NH scenes. She often paints outdoors, and also from photographs. Cole received her BA in Fine Art at the University of New Hampshire, and has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows throughout New England.

Ellen Davis grew up in a small town in rural Georgia. She spent her childhood on her great grandfather’s farm roaming the pastures with her brother and father, fishing at the pond, and enjoying the outdoors. She later moved to NH, and after trading in her teaching career for motherhood, Davis began studying at the New Hampshire Institute of Art. She first worked in watercolor, and then later transitioned to oils.  Her love for nature served as inspiration, often painting outdoors, en plein air.  Davis feels that painting from nature gives her the most honest interpretation of the New England landscape. 



Cole and Davis studied together with painter Clifford Smith 2000 – 2004, and often still paint together.

This exhibit will be on display at McGowan Fine Art at 10 Hills Avenue in Concord, NH. Please call Jessica Pappathan at 603-225-2515 for more information, or visit our website at www.mcgowanfineart.com, or contact jessica@mcgowanfineart.com. Hours: T-F 10-6, and Sat 10-2 and by appointment.