Great Escapes Opening Reception at Mount Dora Friday, January 8th, 6 to 8pm

Lynn Libby is introducing a new series featuring Lake County and Mount Dora, called “Great Escapes, Lake Dora."

She has a great passion and penchant for the sea and sky which is reflected, expansively, in each piece. Her canvas is filled exclusively with soft pastels and her work is executed, skillfully, with a drawing technique in a painting style; pastels are ethereally luminous while holding to the spirit of nature’s own shades.  
 

“The Tiny Show” opens;


Emma Ashby - Encaustic Fire Poppy 12x12

with an artist reception 6 to 8pm on Friday, December 11th, at Bowersock Gallery, 137 East 4th Ave, Mount Dora, Florida. and runs through January 4th.

You can stake your claim at “The Tiny Show” opens with an artist reception 6 to 8pm on. The show will feature quality art on small canvases, jewelry and sculptures done by renowned local and regional artists.

Our goal is to put art in more homes. There is no better way to start or augment a collection that buying small, It’s a ‘take two they’re small’ affair, an art collector’s dream.

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The William Thomson Retrospective: A Life of Beauty Sept 4th, opening reception 7-9pm

Retrospective runs through Sept 24th, 2015
Where: Bowersock Gallery, 373 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA

William Thomson, an outstanding, contemporary American artist, whose work is part of numerous University and International art museum collections, gently passed away at the end of 2014.  "The William Thomson Retrospective: A Life of Beauty." The exhibit will include familiar series, along with some works, never publically shown, kept close in Thomson’s private collection.  

William was quite the prolific painter, his work marked by a unique hand as the master of many mediums.  He had much to say, as he observed the human spirit, and cared very much about how he communicated onto the canvas.  He unleashed a power; an unseen energy pulsates throughout every landscape, figurative piece and abstract.

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Palmer August 28 through September 3, 2015 opening reception August 28, 7 to 9pm

Michael Palmer, is one of the gallery's most popular, longtime painters; a renowned East Coast artist who's distinct work is exhibited regularly throughout the US and Canada, and appears in collections worldwide.


Bayside Beach 24x24

"And Provincetown has him!" says Curator Steven Bowersock. "We've been fortunate enough to represent Michael for years, a consummate painter and a great guy."

"This year we're honoring the talent and the relationship with one of Bowersock's rare solo shows," Bowersock adds. "There's never enough Palmer, but this stunning collection may help satisfy costumers always asking for more."

Palmer is known for his painterly, stylized, abstracted/representational work, the deft use of shapes, design and color.

This latest collection further explores the aerial, "bird's eye view," landscape, Palmer is best known for. There are marshes seen from miles away, mere blocks of color, and beach houses from across town blocks.  One painting depicts a sea town of muted colors against a vivid blue sea, set under tumbling clouds, another a white-grey farm atop a bold, pumpkin-colored field.

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WILLIAM THOMSON (March 16, 1931 - October 9, 2014)


His work runs the gambit: landscapes, cityscapes, interior and figurative works, in either acrylic, encaustic, egg tempera, oil or watercolor, most often in warm, rich, earth tones.

There is a power in his works which defies definition. Each, even the most abstract, is imbued with such a strong sense of emotion that it’s impossible not to feel moved. Bill works in all kinds of mediums from acrylic, encaustic, egg tempera, oil to watercolor but somehow they all tie together producing an amazing image. The discovery of how mediums operate, individually or in combination, is what drives this artist.

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