Work of the week

Work of the Week – Karen Crocker, DARK WATER

Karen Crocker, DARK WATER, oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches (gallery wrap), $1,900 Cape Cod native Karen Crocker doesn’t usually paint on location, but she did begin “Dark Water” while painting live for the Cahoon Museum of American Art’s annual Great Brush Off in Cotuit. She set up at…

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Work of the Week – Susan O’Brien McLean, DAISIES WITH ANTIQUE BOWLS

Susan O’Brien McLean, DAISIES WITH ANTIQUE BOWLS, oil on board, 10 x 8 inches (15.5 x 13.5 inches framed), $600 Loves me … loves me not … loves me … It’s clear just from looking at “Daisies with Antique Bowls” that the artist loves and treasures the simple objects in…

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Work of the Week-Odin Smith, SHALLOW RIVERS

Odin Smith, SHALLOW RIVERS, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 48 inches (26 x 50 inches framed), $4,100 When Odin Smith paints water — as she does often — it’s usually some aspect of the coastline along her native Cape Cod. With “Shallow Rivers,” however, the scene is in Woodstock, New…

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Work of the Week – William R. Davis, DAY’S END

William R. Davis, DAY’S END, oil on panel, 9 x 11 3/4 inches (12 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches framed), $5,000 William R. Davis has built his highly successful career around emulating the styles and techniques of 19th-century American marine and landscape artists while following his own vision: It’s almost…

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Work of the Week – Jason Eldredge, GALWAY, IRELAND

Jason Eldredge, GALWAY, IRELAND, oil on canvas, 31 x 37.5 inches framed, $2,600 While on a trip to Ireland with his family last year, Cotuit artist Jason Eldredge found time to sit and sketch at an outdoor cafe on a corner in Galway. With an abundance of street performers, somewhat…

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Work of the week – Peter Coes, SHE LIT A CANDLE AT TWILIGHT

Peter Coes, SHE LIT A CANDLE AT TWILIGHT, acrylic on panel, 37 x 46 inches (including a frame made by the artist), $5,000 Like most of Cummaquid artist Peter Coes’ paintings, “She Lit a Candle at Twilight” suggests a story without really spelling it out. Although there’s no person in…

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Sam Barber, SWAN BOATS, BOSTON PUBLIC GARDEN

Sam Barber, SWAN BOATS, BOSTON PUBLIC GARDEN, oil on canvas, 50 x 40 inches unframed, 55 x 44.5 inches framed, price upon request Impressionist painter Sam Barber took his children to ride the swan boats in Boston Public Garden when they were small. But he’s often returned to them as…

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Work of the Week – Carole Chisholm Garvey, RIVER SUNSET

Carole Chisholm Garvey, RIVER SUNSET, pastel on paper, 11.75 x 23.75 inches unframed, 21 x 32.75 inches framed, $3,500 Drivers between Osterville and Centerville often slow down when crossing the Main Street/South Main Street bridge between the two villages. Looking south there’s the Centerville River and Long Beach with Centerville…

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Work of the week – Jill Bates, A DAY AT THE BEACH

Jill Bates, A DAY AT THE BEACH, oil on canvas, 20 x 20 inches unframed, $1,000 Though some boaters may have less flattering names for them, the five birds in Jill Bates’ “A Day at the Beach” are double-crested cormorants. “It’s the bird everyone hates because they poop on the…

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Work of the week – Kay Ritter, MAGNUM OPUS

Kay Ritter, MAGNUM OPUS, oil on linen, 16 x 20 (framed), $4,500   Did you think squirrels spend all their creative energy trying to figure out how to raid bird feeders? With “Magnum Opus,” Rhode Island artist Kay Ritter imagines quite otherwise. But her idea for the painting didn’t start…

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Work of the week – Jim Freeheart, COTUIT FOURTH OF JULY

 Jim Freeheart, COTUIT FOURTH OF JULY, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 (image), $3,600   Dancing with light and color, Jim Freeheart’s painting “Cotuit Fourth of July” is not only full of life, it’s painted from life. The artist – who has summered in Cotuit for much of his life…

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Work of the Week – Mary Moquin, INSEPARABLE

Mary Moquin, INSEPARABLE, oil and collage on panel, 37.5 x 45.5 (framed), $3,200   “Inseparable” is the largest of several paintings from Mary Moquin’s series of Sandy Neck cottage paintings on view at Chapman Art Gallery. “I have spent many hours, over many years, closely observing and meditating on the…

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