Thanks to Patti & Tom Reeves at the Next Chapter Bookstore for hosting the group exhibit.
The exhibit at 320 S Front Street in New Bern hangs for summertime 2012. Artists include:
Paints and sketches Portraits, Urban scenes, Spiritual, Military, and New Bern Streetscapes. Hood does commissions and uses high-tech magnification lens to sketch the finest details in his portraits. He is also providing art-anatomy classes for beginning and advanced artists.
A stong background in architecture, Herring regularly paints en plein air on Saturday mornings in front of Carolina Creations. He also attends Bohemian Night in New Bern at Michaele' Rose Watson's Studio413B located behind the Bank of the Arts.
Well known for his oil paintings of historic scenes of the colorful New York State Finger Lakes, boating, landscapes and wine country themes. Recent cruising along the Carolinas scenic waterways has provided resources for new paintings added to this site.
Blaine has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of marketing, advertising and graphic design. He has worked on both sides of the fence as a corporate marketing manager as well as senior art director in several advertising agencies. Currently his works are displayed at MJs Raw Bar ( http://www.mjsrawbar.com )
Bridgette offers photography sessions for Senior Portraits, Wedding Albums, and artistic landscapes. Bridgette currently works as a graphic designer at the Graphic Shack ( www.thegraphicsshack.com ) in New Bern, NC. Bridgette participated in community service art projects such as Empty Bowls, raising $20,000 to fight hunger in Craven County; and painted a chair for auction in the annual Habitat for Humanity fundraiser. Her works are regularly exhibited during Bohemian Night at Studio 413B. http://www.thegraphicsshack.com
Michaelé Rose Watson
Watson is a conceptual artist with a studio in New Bern, NC. Her works about how humans change Nature. She states, "I take objects of Nature apart and rebuild her forms to better serve human needs." In September 2012, she will be setting up an ART Installation at New Bern Artworks - One Thousand Eggs. Watson is active in community service programs building art opportunities for many people to enjoy and benefitting deserving non-profit organizations. Recently Charlie Hall stated in the Sun Journal that Bohemian Night in New Bern has become the new "hot spot". Join the fun each Artwalk.
Gail’s interest in photography is enhanced by the ability to travel the world. Gail has a keen eye for color and composition and the ability to capture images that hold your interest while lending themselves to use in decoration much as you would use a painting.
Gunn is an actor in New Bern, performing at New Bern Civic Theatre and Craven Community College. Gunn paints on a regular basis creating fun abstract works of art with bold geometrics and dynamic compositions. Gunn also provides publicity video/photos and paints during Bohemian Night at Studio 413B.