Opening Reception for March Artists

Come visit with Kate Cashman, John Eiseman, Jim Rehak, Fred Sprock and Nancy West and enjoy tastes of Franklin Tate Estates Chardonnay and Shiraz.

Featured Artists in March – Cashman, Eiseman, Rehak, Sprock & West

March gives an opportunity to see what gallery artists have been doing during the winter. This is also a great month to introduce the work of area artists who have not shown with us before. John Eiseman was a Paint Snow Hill participant who showed several paintings with us but he is recently retired and is now devoting his time doing studio and plein air work. He will show his representational landscapes. Kate Cashman was classically trained at Moore College of Art in Philadelphia and spent 20 years in interior design when she decided she wanted to have more time for painting and teaching. Kate’s paintings celebrate nature visually with vivid colors and bold interpretations of the world around her. It was very pleasing to discover she teaches at the Red Doors Community Center near Berlin for adults and children as young as 5 in workshops and series of classes.

To expand the mix of work Nancy Richards West, a regular exhibitor, recently explored figurative images with traditional “sumi-e” painting using a metallic palette. Nancy will show work that illustrates how talented she is with this ink and brush technique. Fred Sprock will show several paintings that gave him artistic satisfaction in trying new techniques and Jim Rehak will share several of his newest work. The opening reception is Friday, March 6, with wines from the Margaret River region in Western Australia.

Mark Friday, April 3 for the opening of New Work by Lynne Lockhart and Kirk McBride.

Opening Reception for New Work by Scot Dolby, Lynne Lockhart, Kirk McBride, Barb Mowery, Jim Rehak & Nancy West

Stop by to see new work by Scot Dolby, Lynne Lockhart, Kirk McBride, Barbara Mowery, Jim Rehak and Nancy West. We will be tasting wines from Patagonia, Argentina.  

New Work by 6 Gallery Artists

We welcome the fall season with a show of new work by 6 gallery artists – Scot Dolby, Lynne Lockhart, Kirk McBride, Barbara Mowery, Jim Rehak and Nancy West. Each of these artists have been very active in their studios, painting plein air or enjoying the stimulation of artists’ residencies over the summer. Their recent work reflects what they discover as challenging images or subjects that require changes in palette or technique. The opening reception is Friday, October 4 from 5 until 8.

Opening Reception for Group Show by Gallery Artists

 

Our March feature is new work by selected gallery artists. Most of the work is representational in varying sizes.

Group Show by Gallery Artists

In March our feature is new work by selected gallery artists. Most of the work is representational in varying sizes. Christie Taylor will show paintings from her last stay in Ballycastle, Ireland. Nancy West’s work reflects her small painting project she has done this winter. We are pleased to include small expressionist paintings by Hunter Nesbitt. The paintings shown below offer a preview. The opening reception is First Friday, March 1 from 5 until 8.

1-Day Large Painting Sale

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Small Business Saturday, November 24, we will have a 1-day large painting sale.  Although the annual Studio Sweep Sale does not start until December 7, we like to offer a preview with larger paintings. So far work included in this sale will be by Scot Dolby, Martha Graham, Lynne Lockhart, Kirk McBride and Nancy West. Paintings are reduced 20% or more.

Opening Reception – New Work by Gallery Artists

 

March is a month that makes the change of season a reality. Daylight Savings Time returns March 11 and the Vernal Equinox on March 20 lets us welcome Spring. At Bishop’s Stock our March show reveals what gallery artists have created during winter hibernation.

March Feature – New Work by Gallery Artists

March is a month that makes the change of season a reality. Daylight Savings Time returns March 11 and the Vernal Equinox on March 20 lets us welcome Spring. At Bishop’s Stock our March show reveals what gallery artists have created during winter hibernation. Themes in their new work range from unique still life subjects to interesting travel destinations. The landscape shown below, Bunatrahir Bay Study, is by Christie Taylor done during her 5 week fellowship in Ballycastle, Mayo County, Ireland. Other artists – Petra Bernstein, Scot Dolby, Lois Engberg, Linda Epstein, Jim Rehak, Fred Sprock, Nancy Richards West – will be showing with Lynne Lockhart and Kirk McBride offering a sneak peak of their April show. Erick Sahler will be here for the opening with his work. Rule #1 (No Ketchup) is a new take on Thrashers French Fries.

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.