Pastel Society of North Carolina

Annual Members Show

September 6 - 28

“Forever Free” by Patricia Beven

“Forever Free” by Patricia Beven

“Detail of an Old Mack Truck” by Ashley Mortenson

“Detail of an Old Mack Truck” by Ashley Mortenson

“Whit and His Guitar” by Dorothy Whitmore

“Whit and His Guitar” by Dorothy Whitmore

“Branching Out” by Hunter Taylor

“Branching Out” by Hunter Taylor

“Turquoise Robe” by Luana Laconi Winner

“Turquoise Robe” by Luana Laconi Winner

“Well Worn Path” by Deborah Squier

“Well Worn Path” by Deborah Squier

New Works

by

Lorrie Callahan

Frank Eber

Alexis Lavine

Viktoria Majestic

Morgan Samuel Price

 

August 2nd - 30th, 2019

 

“Toss and Tumble” (Pastel) by Lorrie Callahan

“Toss and Tumble” (Pastel) by Lorrie Callahan

“Yosemite Rapids” (watercolor) by Frank Eber

“Yosemite Rapids” (watercolor) by Frank Eber

“Call to Worship” (watercolor) by Alexis Lavine

“Call to Worship” (watercolor) by Alexis Lavine

“Purity” (Oil) by Viktoria Majestic

“Purity” (Oil) by Viktoria Majestic

“Boatyard Buddies” (oil) by Morgan Samuel Price

“Boatyard Buddies” (oil) by Morgan Samuel Price

Old and New

Works by 30 artists of extraordinary talent

From 17th - 21st Centuries

Feb. 1st - 23rd

“Portrait of Ms. Rhys” by Gonzales Coques (17th C)

“Portrait of Ms. Rhys” by Gonzales Coques (17th C)

“I Dream of Sheep” by Frank Eber

“I Dream of Sheep” by Frank Eber

“German Cathedral” by Ernst Graner (19th C)

“German Cathedral” by Ernst Graner (19th C)

“Wash n Dry” by Alexis Lavine

“Wash n Dry” by Alexis Lavine

“Portrait of a Young Woman” by Sheridan Knowles (19th C)

“Portrait of a Young Woman” by Sheridan Knowles (19th C)

“Autumn Glow” by Deborah Squier

“Autumn Glow” by Deborah Squier

“Summer Flowers” by Olga Hierhammer

“Summer Flowers” by Olga Hierhammer

Vessels of Wonder


Photographs

of the Himalayan Mountain Region

by Jeff Botz

Nov. 2nd - Dec. 30th

Using an 8 x 10 large format camera at altitudes often exceeding 20,000 feet, photographer Jeff Botz captures the splendor of the Himalayan mountains and surrounds. His black and white, silver gelatin prints, in the style of Ansel Adams, are majestic and moving.

Imjatse

Imjatse

Jeff Botz

Jeff Botz

Everest from Kala Pattar

Everest from Kala Pattar

Penitenti East Rongbuk Glacier, Tibet

Penitenti East Rongbuk Glacier, Tibet

Four Women Artists

 

Tatyana Dyakonov - acrylic

Viktoria Majestic - oil

Wendy Musser - pastel

   Vicky Cox - Colored pencil   

 

  Sept. 7th - Oct. 27th, 2018

 

                                                    "St. Basil Cathedral" by Tatyana Dyakonov

                                                   "St. Basil Cathedral" by Tatyana Dyakonov

                                                "Summer Beauties" by Viktoria Majestic

                                                "Summer Beauties" by Viktoria Majestic

                                            "Enchanted Marshland" by Wendy Musser

                                            "Enchanted Marshland" by Wendy Musser

                                                         "Magnolia" by Vicky Cox

                                                         "Magnolia" by Vicky Cox

Group Show

Pat Dews

Andrea Hennings

Tracy Reid

 Harrison Rucker  

 Richard Sedlack  

 

July 1st - August 31st

                                                           "Iris Essence" by Pat Dews

                                                           "Iris Essence" by Pat Dews

                                                      "Giraffe" by Andrea Hennings

                                                      "Giraffe" by Andrea Hennings

                                                  "Lotus and Water Lilies" by Tracy Reid

                                                  "Lotus and Water Lilies" by Tracy Reid

                                                     "Sepia Study" by Harrison Rucker

                                                     "Sepia Study" by Harrison Rucker

                                                  "Distant Sandia" by Richard Sedlack

                                                  "Distant Sandia" by Richard Sedlack

Realism in Search of Reality

New Works by

Molly Zimmerman-Feeley and Karl Wennergren

 

May 4th - June 30th, 2018

 

 

                                                 "Warmth" by Molly Zimmerman-Feeley

                                                "Warmth" by Molly Zimmerman-Feeley

                                                  "The Morrigan" by Karl Wennergren

                                                 "The Morrigan" by Karl Wennergren

                                                    "Quiet" by Molly Zimmerman-Feeley

                                                   "Quiet" by Molly Zimmerman-Feeley

                                                "Girl with Moth" by Karl Wennergren

                                               "Girl with Moth" by Karl Wennergren

                                     "Composition with Bird" by Molly Feeley-Zimmerman

                                     "Composition with Bird" by Molly Feeley-Zimmerman

                                                      "Roses" by Karl Wennergren

                                                      "Roses" by Karl Wennergren

Group Exhibition - Five Painters

              Landscape, Still-Life, Figure and Abstract.            Oil, Watercolor and Pastel. 

               Five extraordinary artists portray their                unique perspectives of the world.

 

Pat Dews

Sue Foell

Morgan Samuel Price

Nigel Price

Susan Wells Vaughan

        

Feb. 2nd - March 31st, 2018

 

                                                             "Barren Plain" by Pat Dews

                                                             "Barren Plain" by Pat Dews

                                                        "Late Afternoon" by Sue Foell

                                                        "Late Afternoon" by Sue Foell

                                       "Looking Glass Falls Thunder" by Morgan Samuel Price

                                       "Looking Glass Falls Thunder" by Morgan Samuel Price

                                        "Grazing by the River Wye" by Nigel Price

                                        "Grazing by the River Wye" by Nigel Price

                                                      "Chapel Hill" by Susan Wells Vaughan

                                                      "Chapel Hill" by Susan Wells Vaughan

Eye Witness to Nature

~Three Artists Painting the Appalachians~

Deborah Squier Mark Henry John Mac Kah

 

Dec 1 – Jan. 6, 20017/18

                                                   "Shimmering" by Deborah Squier

                                                  "Shimmering" by Deborah Squier

                                                  "Hike in the Light" by Mark Henry

                                                 "Hike in the Light" by Mark Henry

                       "The French Broad River, View from Olivette" by John Mac Kah

                       "The French Broad River, View from Olivette" by John Mac Kah

                                                   "River Island" by Deborah Squier

                                                  "River Island" by Deborah Squier

                   "A Morn's Cold" by Mark Henry                  

                  "A Morn's Cold" by Mark Henry                 

                                                   "Connely Ridge" by John Mac Kah

                                                  "Connely Ridge" by John Mac Kah

 

For the month of December Ambleside Gallery presents the works of three artists: Deborah Squier, Mark Henry and John Mac Kah, all dedicated to painting the Appalachian region that is their home. These artists collectively have spent over 60 years painting the rich and diverse terrain of the Southern Appalachians, along with the rivers, flora and fauna of these ancient mountains.  Day by day invasive development threatens to overwhelm and disrupt this ecosystem which is among the oldest in the world. For these artists there is little time to waste in arousing the awareness level necessary to preserve and protect this invaluable habitat for generations to come.

 

Deborah Squier describes her work as contemplative landscape and seeks to build connection between the viewer of her art and the natural world. Her paintings take you to the heart of connection with intimacy and directness.

Mark Henry describes his paintings as timeless with a focus on atmosphere and the poetic. He is attentive to the nuance of light at each moment in time with heart, mind and soul. All of his works are set in frames handcrafted by him to compliment the artwork.

John Mac Kah approaches his work as a Luminist letting the detail, light and atmosphere carry the viewer through his paintings in a truthful and seamless manner. He is a student and follower of the Hudson River School and founder of the Saints of Paint, a group dedicated to art and activism.

 

To summarize: “The works in this show demonstrate a coherency with the unity of all sentient beings as one organism in the tapestry of life. Its purpose is to serve and illuminate, with gratitude, the artists connection to the landscape as witnessed through the human eye, heart and hand. It is toward this end that we dedicate our abilities with humility and devotion.”

Deborah Squier

EQUINE

Power, Beauty and Grace

 

Paintings and Sculptures

by  three passionate, talented,

horse loving artists.

 

Tucker Bailey

Patricia Bevan

Andrea Hennings

                                                                                                                                                                          

November 3 - 25, 2017

 

 

                                                       "Cantarero" by Andrea Hennings

                                                       "Cantarero" by Andrea Hennings

                                                 "Loxley's Pride" by Patricia Bevan

                                                 "Loxley's Pride" by Patricia Bevan

                                                       "Ira's Horse" by Tucker Bailey

                                                      "Ira's Horse" by Tucker Bailey

                                                     "Waiting" by Andrea Hennings

                                                     "Waiting" by Andrea Hennings

                                             "  Forever Free" by Patricia Bevan

                                             "Forever Free" by Patricia Bevan

                                                   "Almost Ready" by Tucker Bailey

                                                   "Almost Ready" by Tucker Bailey

Remembering Leigh Rodenbough

                    August 4th - September 30th, 2017

 

Leigh was a superb painter, a deep thinker, a gentle human being and a dear friend.  For the months of August and September we have devoted the front room of the gallery to a collection of his pastels that represent some of the finest works to have come off his easel during the final years of his remarkable life.  We are grateful to Leigh's family for allowing us to continue to share his work with the world.

 

Also in the exhibition...

Old and new works from national and international artists.

 

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