Friday, January 30, 2015
Opening tomorrow night(Sat.1-31-15) with Harry Orlyk @ Pangaea!
I've got some paintings there too, and it is a huge thrill to be showing with him.
Pangaea 1 prospect St, N. Bennington Vt. opens @ 5:00 everyday. Opening 5:00-8:00 Saturday 1-31-15, all invited!
Here is a link to his web-site:
The paintings in this show are not what he's known for, which makes it even more special.
These will make sense to you when you see his landscapes.
Here is a link to his Facebook painter's page:
Here I'm hanging some paintings. There is a lot of things that go along with panting..........
I've know of Harry's work for some time, and it has been a source of inspiration for me. It was less than 3 years ago that I "re-booted", (to use a term of the trade), landscape painting into my life. I had some training in realist/academic methods when I was a teen ager but before I turned 20 I went in another direction, maybe in a lot of other directions. Earned a bunch of letters: B.A., M.F.A... Then I stopped making art at all, I did carpentry, Then I realized I was still an artist, and the memory of painting landscapes started bubbling to the surface. Harry was teaching workshops at Salem Art Works, so I put all these things together, and I signed up for one. Two months before I made an easel and prepared some boards, got some paint and went out and painted. I attended the workshop and something clicked, I don't know how that worked but Harry's been a mentor for me ever since. It's with great appreciation to be in the same show with a person and painter that I greatly admire.