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LANDSCAPE Harry Orlyk, Craig Johns, Leigh Palmer

Backroom: paintings by Dawn Breeze and Jane Bloodgood-Abrams

Reception: Saturday, October 18th, 6-8pm

October 16, 2008 through November 23, 2008

American Landscape painting has engaged and captivated audiences for centuries, and to that end, the Hudson River and the surrounding region have held a significant place in the history of American art. The Hudson River School is considered by many to be the first truly American school of painting. Comprised of three generations of artists united by an optimistic interpretation of constant changing scenery, their paintings reflected America’s unique national character. This same optimism remains very much alive in the works of our local contemporary landscape painters, even in the midst of such national upheaval.
 
On display from October 16 through November 23 at the Carrie Haddad Gallery are paintings by members of a new Hudson River School revival; Harry Orlyk, Craig Johns, Leigh Palmer, Jane Bloodgood-Abrams and Dawn Breeze. From one to the next, their approach to the landscape varies, yet all contain a very personal interpretation of the picturesque and the sublime. An opening reception will be held on Saturday October 18 from 6pm to 8pm. All are welcome to attend.

Artists in this show

Craig Johns


Willow Shade, 2007

Clearing Skies, 2006

Southern Skies, 2006

Heavy Snow, 2005

Mountain View, 2005

Rain on the Plains, 2008

Blue Gorge, 2008

Peaceful Valley, 2008

Rivers Edge, 2008

Roses, 2007

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Still Life with Roses, 2007

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Florida Estuary, 2007

Dawn Breeze


Autumn Changes, 2008

Bean Field, 2007

Fog (Autumn Series), 2007

Orange Pink Field, 2007

Rainy Day, 2007

Rocks and Breeze, 2007

Winter Storm with Red, 2007

Winter Suki Sakti, 2008
 

Harry Orlyk


#4164 - Farm Pond, 2008

#4172 - Neighbors, 2008

#4166 - Day Lilies, 2008

#4165 - The Ellis' Field, 2008

#3972 - Hired Hand's House, 2007

#4171 - Down Saw Hill, 2008

#4080 - The Way to Van Vrakenburghs, 2007

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#4168 - McNeals, 2008

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Jane Bloodgood-Abrams


Effusive Glow, 2006

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Leigh Palmer


Lake

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Yellow Sky, 2008

October Sky, 2008

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River, 2008

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Blue Sky, 2008

Landscape, 2008

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Window No.2, 2008

Window No.1, 2008

Rain, 2008

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Farm, 2008

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