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July 2018

Outermost Inspirations: Artists and Authors Reception

July 26 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Orleans Historical Society, 3 River Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Join artists, author Don Wilding, friends and neighbors while viewing the Outermost Inspirations exhibition at the newly refurbished Orleans Historical Society Museum.

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Before the Masterpieces Reception

July 28 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

An intriguing show of new works along with the sketches, studies, reference photos and notes created in preparation for the finished paintings. Studies can help an artist plan composition, color choices, light and perspective. More spontaneous than most finished works, studies can be dynamic, show the artist’s thought process and often differ greatly from the finally presented paintings. For instance, Michelangelo’s study for the Libyan Sibyl on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is based on a male model while…

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August 2018

Art at Home on the Cape

August 1 - September 30
old Cape Sotheby’s, 6 Rt. 6A
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

A special exhibition of work by popular and award-winning artists John F. Murphy and Paul Schulenburg

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Demonstrating in Color

August 4 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Susan Overstreet, contemporary expressionist, will demonstrate her distinctive use of color while painting a larger work based on a plein air study. Audience questions and comments are welcome and will add to this lively presentation.

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Paths of Color, Susan Overstreet One Woman Show

August 4 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

This exhibition showcases an exciting collection of the latest plein air work by one of the region’s most distinctive contemporary expressionists. Following the footsteps of the Cape’s historically influential artists, Overstreet forges a new path exploring her singular window into a world of wonder and beauty. “Sand, sea and sky offer an evolving kaleidoscope of color,” explains Overstreet. “Capturing the array of vivid chromatic compositions on the Cape drives my spontaneous and intuitive process.” Overstreet will demonstrate that process by…

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Traveling Home to Cape Cod, Journeys in Paint

August 9 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
old Cape Sotheby’s, 6 Rt. 6A
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Join us for a reception for award-winning artists John F. Murphy of Orleans and Paul Schulenburg of Eastham. “Traveling Home to Cape Cod, Journeys in Paint” will be on exhibit at oldCape Sotheby’s International Realty in August and September. The original oils capture the area they have chosen as home as well as works inspired by their extensive travels throughout the United States and abroad. Hosted by Jim Trainor, Eric Ehnstrom and Emily Van Giezen, the reception will include live…

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Wine & Dine with Phillip Koch at Truro Vineyards

August 15 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Truro Vineyards & South Hollow Spirits, 11 Shore Road
Truro, MA 02652 United States
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Edward Hopper’s Legacy on Cape Cod: An Illustrated Talk

August 17 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellfleet Public Library, 55 W. Main Street
Wellfleet, MA

The light and landscape of Cape Cod played a major role in shaping the imagination of one of our greatest artists, Edward Hopper. Since 1983 veteran landscape painter Philip Koch has had 16 residencies staying and working in Hopper’s former studio in South Truro. As a young artist Koch was inspired by seeing Hopper’s art to change from painting abstractions to working in a realist direction. In his illustrated presentation Koch will share his insights into Hopper’s work and life…

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After Hopper Reception

August 18 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A new exhibition celebrating the work of contemporary artists inspired by Edward Hopper and Cape Cod, the region he chose to build his home and to paint for decades.

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August 2019

Olivier Suire Verley One Man Show Reception

August 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Always looking for new lights, Olivier travels often, to Italy (Rome, Venice), Morocco, Spain, Egypt, Mauritius, etc. He shows throughout France, in China, Japan and, in the United States, exclusively at the Addison Art Gallery. His work is featured multiple books and films. Artist’s Statement Helen and I have been working together since 2005. I hope this exhibition will be as lively and full of spontaneity as the previous seven! My first inspiration remains the human being and its environment,…

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