Saturday, August 29, 2015

"The Artists' Greats" Extended Through October 10!

North Shore Arts Association celebrates its "Year of The Artist" with a spectacular and historic 'best of the best' "Artists' Greats" artist member exhibition with Opening Day on Thursday, September 3rd. A 'Meet the Artists Reception' will be held on Sunday, September 20, from 2-4 p.m. Due to popular acclaim the Exhibition has been extended and now will run through October 10. Open and free to the public.
Gathered together for exhibit for the first time the Artist Members of the NSAA will select their best, award winning works in oil, watercolor, graphics and sculpture for viewing in an historic  "Artists' Greats" exhibition presented in the exquisite harbor side galleries of the North Shore Arts Association. A brief artist statement will accompany each piece allowing viewers rare insight into the artists' thoughts about their own work. This is an extraordinary opportunity to add the works of Charles Movalli, Tom Nicholas, N.A., A.W.S., Betty Lou Schlemm, A.W.S., and many other favorites to your collection.

"Maine", Charles Movali, acrylic 36 x 36 

Charles Movalli is an internationally renowned artist of the Cape Ann School. He is one of Cape Ann's best known and beloved painters and teachers. Born the son of artists in Gloucester, MA, Movalli became an art teacher, influential art editor and writer. But above all, he is a dynamic painter. His dramatic brushwork creates the vibrant lighting and sense of movement that captures the essence of a scene. He was, for 25 years a contributing editor for "American Artist" magazine and was featured numerous times.
Movalli studied with Emile Gruppe and Roger Curtis, among others and collaborated in authoring many instructional art books and is an honored and award winning member of Boston based and Cape Ann art associations.

"Snow Country", Tom Nicholas, N.A., A.W.S., 42 x 52, watercolor

Tom Nicholas, N.A., A.W.S., is an Academician of the National Academy of Design and a Dolphin Fellow of the American Watercolor Society, whose ability to capture light and mood on canvas is recognized and acclaimed nationally and internationally. Included among his more than 250 awards are 42 Medals of Honor. He has had 35 solo shows throughout North America and Europe. Listings include: Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Art, The Old Royal Watercolour Society Annual Volume, 1971, London, England and Strathmore's Who's Who.

"Sudden Squall",  Betty Lou Schlemm, A.W.S., oil on canvas

Betty Lou Schlemm, A.W.S.,  is a Dolphin Fellow and an elected Lifetime Member of the American Watercolor Society. Much loved by art collectors and students and this renowned Cape Ann artist is an internationally acclaimed artist, teacher, and author of many art related instructional books. Her works in watercolor and oil are found, and are treasured by art lovers, in many private collections around the world.
-contributed by Susan Britt, M.Ed.

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