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WELCOME TO 2016 
 HERE IS THE LATEST NEWS!   
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2015 was our best year ever and we are excited to begin a wonderful 
New Year filled with special events to mark our Fifth Anniversary!  
See our Exhibition pages for these events.   

Thanks to all who attended our Anniversary Reception!  It was super!
Friends of the gallery and artists enjoyed the music of composer John Sciullo and sipped a little champagne while admiring the beautiful paintings in our exhibitions.   





Congratulations to our artists for their recent honors and awards - 
Dot Bunn
Dot's Autumn Berry Vine has been accepted into the Oil Painters of America 2017 National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils.  One of the best known competitions in the country, OPA received 2,400 entries.  214 artists from the US and Canada were chosen to display their works.  
Janine Dunn Wade
Janine has won the "Best Oil" Award at the Philadelphia Sketch Club "Art of the Flower" Show which opens March 11.  The painting shown here, Riot of Pansies, is one available at our gallery where we carry a large supply of her florals.  
Nan Hass Feldman
Nan has been selected to be the "Art Demonstrator" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston during their Matisse in the Studio Exhibition this May.  She was chosen for "an affinity for Matisse - sharing similar sensibilities for color, design, recognizable subject matter, love of flat space, and love of making works that are optimistic, positive, cheerful and life enhancing." 
The oils shown here: The Framed French Painting & The Geese Return to Blackfish Creek, oils on board available at our gallery.  We carry a good selection of Nan's work on board and on paper. 
Nan also recently displayed at the New Members' show at the Copley Society of Boston.  
Kirk Larsen 
Kirk has been given "signature status by the Oil Painters of America.  He received the First Place Award for his "Mood of Wonder" during the 2016 OPA Salon Show Plein Air Awards at Castle Gallery Fine Art in Fort Wayne, IN. He was recently juried in to two plein air competitions - the FL Keys Paradise Paint Out and at the Chaddsford Historical Society.
Shown: Reflections, available at the gallery.
Dorothy Hoeschen
Dorothy's recent awards include:
2016 Awards of Merit - Plein Air Brandywine Valley.
Bucks County Artist Award - Bucks County Plein Air Festival
First Place Pastels - Tinicum Arts Festival
Peoples Choice Award - Artsbridge
Riverside Arts Festival Plein Air 2016 - Second Place. 
Seen here: Bucks County Playhouse and Wednesday's Storm (a winner in the 2016 Bucks County Plein Air Festival - both available at the gallery.  
Earlier NEWS below -  Scroll down - 
Susan Blubaugh
Congratulations to Susan on her 
feature article in the new Spring issue of Bucks County Magazine.  An informative, interesting article about Susan's life and work. This lovely oil, Blooming, now available at our gallery.    
Ray Hassard
Ray, a nationally recognized plein air artist who travels the country to participate in events, has been named to the faculty of the Plein Air Convention & Expo in San Diego, CA, and accepted into plein air events in Wayne, PA (May 8 - 13), Mountain Maryland (June 19 - 25), and Plein Air Easton in MD (July 17 - 23).  We will feature Ray and our plein air artists during the Bucks County Plein Air Festival this June 7 - 11.  
Bill Farnsworth
We are happy to announce that artist Bill Farnsworth has joined the gallery.
Bill, who came to our area to paint during the 2016 Bucks County Plein Air Festival, previously showed at the Travis Gallery.  He is a nationally recognized award winning artist who is an active participant in plein air contests around the United States. He has been recognized at these festivals with numerous awards.  He is a signature member of the Oil Painters of America, American Society of Marine Artists, and American Society of Impressionists.  Fine Art Views said of his work, "Sensitive and full of human emotion, the heartfelt work of Farnsworth takes us to inner depths."  He will be featured in June during our plein air show.
Welcome Bill!!