Studio Show and Sale
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Noon - 4 pm
18 Warren Court, South Orange, NJ, 07079
One block, two studios, three FABULOUS artists! Please join us for a peak inside the world of an artist. View and buy art, hang out and share some mulled wine or cider and snacks.
Gayle Mahoney and Sybil Archibald
At Sybil’s studio, 18 Warren Court, South Orange
I will have new work including original watercolors on panel and on paper, limited edition prints and affordable gift items for sale.
I will be donating 15% of the proceeds from my work sold at this show to support GlassRoots, an amazing nonprofit whose mission is to ignite and build the creative and economic vitality of greater Newark, with a focus on under-served youth and young adults, through the transformative power of the glass art experience.
Sybil will be featuring work from her "Monotype-A-Day" series, plus other new work, works in progress and demonstrations. Works from Sybil's monotype-a-day series, plus new work, works in progress and demonstrations.
Leslie’s studio, 36 Warren Court, South Orange
Leslie's dynamic healing energy paintings, notecards and more!
Affordable gift, apparel and home decor items embellished with my watercolors! Check them out here.
One of my springtime rituals is visiting the beautiful Van Vleck Gardens in Montclair, New Jersey. Artists come from miles around to photograph or paint their legendary wisteria flowers that bloom each May. Not to be upstaged, a tree peony grows nearby, adorned with enormous blooms that fill the air with the sweetest fragrance.
This painting celebrates the joyful exuberance of spring and captures the warmth and beauty of the a springtime garden.
Print comes unframed, room photos are provided to give you an idea of each size.
One of my favorite places in New Jersey is the Kodama Koi Garden, a nursery that sells water plants and fancy Koi imported from Japan. The diffused light in greenhouses brings out the intensity of colors, light and shadow.
This limited edition print is available in two sizes, 16x16" and 30x30" and will add dramatic impact to any room.
Peony in Cream is a study in the subtle light and shadows found in the delicate petals of a peony. The shapes I see in these flowers shift and dance in the changing light of spring. I like the way some peonies have touches of pink on some of the petals.
This signed, limited edition giclée print (edition on 100) is made using the highest quality archival materials possible. Printed in the USA on acid-free cotton rag watercolor paper. ©Gayle Mahoney
Welcome to Gayle Mahoney Art
I am a watercolor artist living and working in Montclair, New Jersey.
I love to observe my surroundings and capture the subtleties of the changing light, the seasons and the transformations of nature that I witness. This is partly why I am drawn to painting landscapes, waterscapes and flowers. They are constantly changing, yet the inherent qualities of one moment can be captured in a painting. I believe watercolor is the perfect vehicle to share my message: Life is short. We don’t have much time to really see, let alone enjoy, all the beauty that surrounds us. I aim to capture just a moment of that beauty in every painting, to draw viewers in, transporting them to a place of peace and wonder.
I create larger works mostly in the studio, using plein air sketches and my own photographs as source material. I paint in a precise, controlled manner, using fine detail, saturated hues and a broad range of contrast to create depth and weight. I work with a limited color palette, using eight or fewer pigments to create the full range of colors found in my work.
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