Opening Reception for Deborah Rolig & Barry Mason

Come visit with Deborah Rolig and Barry Mason! These two talented artists have created an amazing show of their expressive, abstract work.

July’s Featured Artists – Deborah Rolig & Barry Mason

When an artist who has shown with us asks if he can show again, we are pleased but when he asks if he can show with a specific artist, we are ECSTATIC! So in July our featured artists are Barry Mason and Deborah Rolig (Barry’s choice.) They met in February 2017 through the abstract show. Barry was drawn to the artistic “voice” that drives Debi’s expressive paintings. Similarly Debi was inspired by Barry’s constructed paintings. The opening reception for Debi and Barry is First Friday, July 5 from 5 until 8.

Debi’s paintings in July will echo the creative stimuli she uses in her large and smaller paintings. As she says, when she starts a painting “images seem to pop right out of my head” reflecting personal feelings and thoughts. Recently Debi has been curating an annual show for the Art League of Ocean City focused on the creative work of women who she feels also integrate their feelings and thoughts in their work – both 2 and 3 dimensional. This year’s show, Rise, opens in October.

Barry’s work in the show will continue his fascination of constructing canvases on wooden frames to make them float. This approach makes the shape as important as the actual paint on the canvas. As a native of Snow Hill, Barry’s attraction to the vast scenic landscapes, the beaches and islands along the Eastern Shore blends with the work ethic taught by his ancestors as a lifelong source for his creativity. A graduate of the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, DC, Barry now lives in Mt. Vernon, New York, and is a successful photographer, artist and teacher. It is always a pleasure when he comes to the gallery on family visits and a bigger pleasure to have him showing with us.

Deborah Rolig
Barry Mason

Opening Reception for Winter Abstracts

 

Our February show – Winter Abstracts – repeats a favorite with our patrons. The show includes work by 12 artists. Lots of color and energy! Not all of the artists will be at the opening but many will be here to talk about thier work. We will be offering tastes of our featured wines from the Loire Valley.

February Feature – Winter Abstracts

Art comes alive in February! This is the 12th year Bishop’s Stock presents Winter Abstracts  as a way to shake the winter blues. Many artists return for this show each year but someone new is often added. This year new artist John Beam will show with Petra Bernstein, Abbi Custis, Scot Dolby, Maureen Farrell, Ann Hayden, Angela Herbert-Hodges, Anne Holland, Barbara Mowery, John Nyberg, Linda Perry and Maurice Spector . The opening reception is February 1 and the show will be here until February 27. Below are some of the paintings to be on display.

Opening Reception for Winter Abstracts

 

To spark creative energy Bishop’s Stock features abstract work each February. The show is simply called Winter Abstracts but it brings great energy to the gallery space. Come shake those winter blues by meeting the featured artists and tasting our February wines.

Opening Reception and Wine Tasting for “Winter Abstracts”

 

Each February Bishop’s Stock’s walls pop with color and energy with Winter Abstracts. Come visit with exhibiting artists and taste wines from California and France.

Studio Sweep Sale Continues

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7th Annual Studio Sweep Sale Continues

During January our customers can still find great artwork at wonderful prices. Bishop’s Stock’s artists have cleaned out their studios to offer art lovers a chance to add to their collections at great savings. For the artists this gives a chance to sell older work, the last of a series or paintings that just need to go! For those who appreciate local talent this means a great selection of oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels – large and small. Most work is unframed but there is a small selection of paintings ready to hang plus a few frames to purchase.  The sale continues through the month so there is plenty of time to leisurely search for that perfect find. During this time newer work by gallery artists is also displayed but not at reduced prices.

Studio Sweep Sale

2011 Studio Sweep Sale

7th Annual Studio Sweep Sale

Each December Bishop’s Stock’s artists clean out their studios to offer art lovers a chance to add to their collections or find the perfect gift at great savings. For the artists this gives a chance to sell older work, the last of a series or paintings that just need to go! For those who appreciate local talent this means a great selection of oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels – large and small. Most work is unframed but there is a small selection of paintings ready to hang plus a few frames to purchase.  The sale continues through December and January so there is plenty of time to leisurely search for that perfect find. During this time newer work by gallery artists is also displayed but not at reduced prices.

Opening Reception for Winter Abstracts

Marsh Abstraction 30x30

 

Each February Bishop’s Stock’s walls pop with color and energy with Winter Abstracts.

Winter Abstracts Featured in February

Marsh Abstraction 30x30

February is the perfect time to welcome colorful, bright paintings for our annual show of Winter Abstracts. The positive effect this change of media and painting styles is the perfect cure for cabin fever. This year’s show represents work by gallery artists who use watercolor, oil, acrylic and mixed media to create mostly large paintings. Some works suggest imagery while others are totally non-objective. So far artists included in the show are Petra Bernstein, John Cleary, Abbi Custis, Kathy Daywalt, Scot Dolby, Angela Herbert-Hodges, Anne Holland, Nancy Mysak, and Aina Nergarrd-Nammack.