Essex Art League Calendar


2014/15 Program Schedule:

September 4th:     Gary Eckhart – Presenting on Buildings in Paintings

Gary resides in Warren, VT where he is co-owner of Moosewalk Studios and Gallery. Gary is a signature member of the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society, Vermont Watercolor Society and the Northeast Watercolor Society. His work has been shown in national watercolor shows and is in collections in North and South America and in Europe. He serves as president of the Mad River Valley Foundation for the Arts.    http://www.moosewalkstudios.com/

October 2nd:              Andrew Orr – Presenting on Painting Trees

Andrew Orr combines impressionism and touches of realism to create paintings that reflect his love of nature and beauty.  His paintings are direct and rich, with clear color, expressing his passion for light and life.  In the Northeast his work has been featured with solo exhibition at the Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT and displayed with national exhibitions of the Oil Painters of America, the American Impressionists Society, the North East Watercolor Society and the Georgia Watercolor Society.  http://andreworr.com/

November 6th:         Peer Critique and Website presentation

December 4th:         Christmas / Holiday Party

January 8th:        The Teffts – "Your GHANA Love it": Arts and Crafts of Ghana    www.gagaforghana.wordpress.com

February 5th:            Food Art

March 5th:                  Mickey Meyers – Bryan Gallery and Oil Pastels

Mickey Myers was born and raised in Hollywood, California, where she studied art with famed silkscreen artist, Corita Kent. Since 1991, Myers has lived in Vermont, until recently in a 210 year old farmhouse she considered the most beautiful place on earth. Myers began her work in pastel in direct resonse to the view from her living room window in Hyde Park, Vermont. Her pastels have been the subject of eight major exhibits.

  http://www.bryangallery.org/ ; http://www.mickeymyers.com/index.html 

April 2nd:             Robert O’Brien – Presenting on Flowers  http://robertjobrien.com/

Born 1954, in Rochester, NY, Robert O’Brien has been painting in the watercolor medium for over forty years. Since moving to Vermont in 1977, he has focused his work on landscape and architectural studies. Vermont, with its distinct four season climate, provides the artist with a wealth of subject matter and ever changing light effects. Since 1998 Robert O’Brien has traveled annually to Southern France. The region’s sun-splashed landscape and timeless quality of light has added a new dimension to the artist’s paintings.

May 7th:              Craig Pursley – Presenting on Water   http://www.pursleyart.com/

 June TBD:              Picnic


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