Kennedy Gallery Winter 2013

Visit the newly remodeled Kennedy Gallerylocated in the heart of Portsmouth's shopping district, at 41 Market Street. 

New winter barns, small still life, and florals, plus a very cheerful floral print titled "Polka Dot Bowl" are now available. All work can be professionally custom framed to suit your decor and budget. Let Kennedy Gallery help you with those tasteful and "artful" decisions which will ultimately enhance your home and work environments! 

Boston's Copley Society of Art's "Savory" exhibit features Ellen's work

Co|So Artists A to Z: Savory


22 Sep – 10 Nov 2011
The Copley Society of Art is proud to present Co|So Artists A to Z: Savory, an exhibition of small artworks by our membership. Dozens of artist's small paintings, sculptures, and photographs are for sale --- perfect additions to growing art collections. Work from all mediums is represented, and styles range from traditional to contemporary.
Ellen's featured works:
Cottage Motif, oil on canvas, 8 x 8, $395.00
Savoring Fall Sailing, oil on board, 9 x 12, $450.00
Mount Monadnock, oil on canvas, 8 x 8, $395.00

Ellen's work to be featured at the Monadnock Arts Auction, January 31 - February 5

Ellen's "IRIS BEAUTY" - Framed Watercolor Value: $550 Approx. Size: 16 x 20"Ellen's work will be featured at the upcoming Monadnock Arts Auction, held from January 31 through February 5.  

Up for bid is a wide variety of artwork, including paintins, jewelry, photography, pottery, sculpture, hand-blown glass, fiber, and more --- in all price ranges.  

Opening Reception

Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey, NH

Monday 1/31, 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Silent Auction

Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey, NH

Tuesday 2/1 through Friday 2/4, 11 am - 7 pm

Saturday 2/5, 9 am - noon

Live Auction

Noone Falls, Peterborough, NH

Saturday 2/5

6:00 pm:  champagne, beer, wine & gourmet hors d'ouvres

7:30 pm:  bidding begins, black tie optional

Entertainment provided by the Maxfield Trio

Much more information at The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, Sharon Arts Center, and Steele's Stationers in Peterborough.

Ellen's small-format oils to be features at Boston's Copley Society ofArt

The Copley Society of Art, located at 158 Newbury Street in Boston, features its year 'round "Small Works" Gallery.

Original work in smaller formats by juried artist members is affordably priced for the holiday giving season. Beginning in November, I will have 6"x6" to 10"x10" small oil paintings included in this show. 

Check out the show listings and view all of the works for sale in the "Small Works" gallery on the Society's website.

Pine Hill Holiday Fair

Pine Hill Waldorf SchoolThe 34th Annual Pine Hill Waldorf School Holiday Fair is coming up soon!  The school is located at 77 Pine Hill Drive (off Abbott Hill Road) in Wilton, NH.
This seasonal favorite is being held Friday, December 3 from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (the Artisan Market for grownups only) and Saturday, December 4 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, which is Family Fun and Festivities Day.
This fair is truly a one-of-a-kind event! On Saturday, there are all types of wonderful children's activities, such as the magical, interactive plays, and puppet show, music, fresh, gourmet luncheon and food vendors, and the juried art and craft vendors. If you have never attended, treat yourself and your family to the Pine Hill Holiday Fair.  You'll be back year after year!

NH Potters' Guild exhibit

Ellen will be exhibiting on Saturday, October 30, with the New Hampshire Potters' Guild. The show and sale will take place at The Holiday Inn, Concord, NH, from 10 AM - 5 PM.

This is a very busy show, so get there early for best selection! There are veteran potters as well as a bunch of "newbies", which makes for a varied offering of styles and art forms.  There is plenty of parking.

"Easter Pig" at New England Watercolor Society

"Easter Pig"
From September 24 through October 24, The New England Watercolor Society is holding their 12th National Biennial Open Show at The North Shore Arts Association, 11 Pirates Lane, Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Adjudicator John Salminen chose 91 works from 548 submitted from all over the country. "Easter Pig", a figurative painting, was among the 91 paintings chosen.  You can view all of the paintings in this show by going to the NEWS web site.

Sharon Arts Center exhibit this month

Now through October 31, The Sharon Arts Center, 30 Grove St, in Peterborough, NH is featuring Ellen's current oil and watercolor paintings and clay.

Peterborough, NH
The SAC is located in Depot Square and is a lovely place to see wonderful art, shop in fantastic boutiques, antiqueries, bookstores, and enjoy a cafe or upscale gourmet meal. The friendly and knowledgeable staff at SAC are art experts!

Ellen's clay and collage work featured at Portsmouth Art Exchange

The Portsmouth Art Exchange carries a selection of Ellen's clay and collage work. Located at 220 State Street, the Portsmouth Art Exchange is a participating gallery in the "Art 'Round Town" event which takes place on the first Friday of every month.

Check out this eclectic selection of diverse art styles and media.  Local artists and artists from throughout New Hampshire are represented. 


Ellen to exhibit work at New Hampshire Potters' Guild

The NH Potter's Guild is holding its Annual Sale on Saturday, October 30th. The sale is held in the Holiday Inn, Concord, NH, from 10 AM - 5 PM.
Don't miss this exciting opportunity to purchase distinctive wares of all descriptions and techniques, in a wide price range. All of the best craftsmen from the New Hampshire area will be showcasing their work, and there will be demos!
Bring the family!  See you there!

Ellen to exhibit at the New England Watercolor Society’s 12th Annual North American Biennial Open Show, Gloucester, MA

In Gloucester, MA from September 24 through October 24, the New England Watercolor Society's 12th Annual North American Biennial Open Show will be held at the North Shore Arts Association.

Easter Pig91 works, chosen from 558 submitted watercolors from all over the US, have been compiled by juror John Salminen to represent the varied methods and techniques used to create a watercolor painting.  Mr. Salminen is a signature member of many art groups, including NWS, AWS (Dolphin Fellow), and Transparent Watercolor Society of America (Master).

A special opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on October 3, from 1:30 - 3:30. Refreshments will be served. The gallery is handicapped accessible and situated on Pirate's Cove Lane in Gloucester, MA, on the shores of historic Gloucester Harbor.  Gallery hours are Monday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm.

The New England Watercolor Society is one of the oldest regional artist groups devoted solely to the art of watercolor painting.

This year, several events will take place during the show:

     October 9 - Gallery Talk, Judy Metcalfe, 2 pm.

     October 10 - Demo, Frank Costantino, 2 pm - 4 pm.

     October 17 - Demo, Robert Noreika, 2 pm - 4 pm.

Ellen's work, Easter Pig, is reminiscent of a 1950s Greek Easter:

Traditionally, a Greek Easter features lamb, but I did this painting based on a family joke. All of the people in the painting are my relatives. We have many fond memories connected with this time of year.  The painting is 22" x 30" and is done with transparent watercolor.

The works can also be viewed online through the New England Watercolor Society's web site.

Ellen's works to be featured in upcoming NH Art Association show

 Some of Ellen's works will be featured in an upcoming show by the New Hampshire Art AssociationWednesday November 4 through Friday, November 27, 2009 at the NHAA’s Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, 136 State Street, Portsmouth, NH.

The official opening reception is on Friday, November 6 between the hours of 5 and 8 PM. Awards will be presented at 6:00 PM.  First prize is the $1000 Joan L. Dunfey Award, second prize is $500 and third prize is $300.

This year’s juror is Nancy Tieken, the former Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, at the Denver Art Museum and currently serving as Trustee at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, and serving on the visiting Modern and Contemporary Art Committee at Harvard Art Museum.  She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and has served in various capacities at some of the country’s most revered institutions, such as the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (trustee since 2008), Peabody Essex Museum (overseer), Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, CA (former trustee), Harvard Graduate School of Education  (Arts in Education advisory board since 1996), Currier Museum of Art (trustee since 2008), and the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University (guest curator) among others.  She has also lectured extensively, guest curated many exhibitions and written several articles and publications on a variety of art related topics.

This exhibition was established in the memory of Joan L. Dunfey, a long time patron of the arts. Her estate has provided funding through the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation for this competition since its inception.

More information on the exhibit may be viewed here.