The News From Rocky Neck via Judy Robinson Cox

Hurricane a/k/a Tropical Storm Irene Mug-up

Hurricane Irene Mug-up

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Nights on the Neck



Friday, September 1 : Tom Nihan, A Small Show of New Work

Kismet Wharf / Residency Studio, 51A Rocky Neck Ave

Tom Nihan

7-10 pm

For more information, call 978-879-6211

Ruth Mordecai
Apples Hanging from the Sun, oil, 15" x11"

Ruth Mordecai : Open Studio and Sale
Saturday, September 3 and Monday, September 5

Paintings, drawings, monoprints, collages, 1980 – 2007, framed and unframed

All work priced to sell to make room for new work.

4 Terrace Lane, Rocky Neck
(up the stairs across Rocky Neck Avenue from IMAGINE. Look for Balloons on the stairs andBalloons on the porch of the third house up on the right.)

Call Ruth at 617 462 9171 for more information.

Summer Artist Series

August 31 – September 13: From Cape Ann to Tahiti
Oil paintings by Rokhaya Waring

RECEPTION : SAT, September 3, 6 – 8pm
Rocky Neck Gallery, 53 Rocky Neck Ave

Rokhaya Waring
Sunset, Opunohu Bay 20" x 20" , oil by Rokhaya Waring

Last June, I traveled to Moorea, a volcanic island in the middle of the South Pacific and part of Tahiti. Moorea can truly be called "Paradise on Earth". A place I had only read about was suddenly the place I stood, paints in hand. I often had the feeling there of being in a dream. I couldn’t help but think of Fletcher Christian and the Bounty or wonder where Gauguin and Matisse might have walked… My greatest challenge was seeing through its picture-postcard beauty. It is a real place, after all. On Tahiti I was drawn by the swiftly changing clouds, lush vegetation, and the colors of the ocean- the same elements I love about my home in Gloucester, Mass., on the Atlantic. As far apart as they are, each place has helped me see the other- more often contrasting though at times reminiscent.

Guest Artist at Khan Studio

Dorothy Englander, Through Sept 15
RECEPTION: Saturday, Sept 3, 4-7pm

Khan Studio / Good Morning Gloucester Gallery on Madfish Alley

Dorothy Englander
Artwork by Dorothy Englander

Dorothy Englander, a resident of Albany, NY, holds an MFA from The University at Albany and a BS from Skidmore College. She has received awards for her work, which she has exhibited regionally and nationally since 1980. Her art is in public, corporate, and private collections. She has taught painting in college and private settings.
Dorothy works in a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, drawing, monotype, collage, and digtal imaging. She incorporates abstraction with recognizable imagery in her work.

Dorothy’s Guest Artist Exhibit at Khan Studio and the Good Morning Gloucester Gallery at 77 Rocky Neck will run from Friday, 9/2 through Thursday, 9/15 with an Opening Reception on Saturday, 9/3 from 4:00-7:00 pm.

Khan Studio, Madfish Alley | | 857-891-9054

Wedding Gifts from Sigrid Olsen Art

Love Birds

Fish and Birds have long been among my favorite motifs. The egret was, in fact, the first shape I cut out of the surface of a potato and applied to the surface of a fabric to print. It was the central icon of my company’s logo and still to this day graces many a card or platter in my gallery. And love is one of my favorite emotions. The promise of new love is imbued with such hopefulness, such optimism that the notion of an upcoming wedding grabs everyone’s heart and makes it sing.

I developed two favorite motifs long ago to honor the happy couple and can be created on a platter and inscribed with the names and date of the wedding.

NOW we also haveLove Cards: Kissing Fish and Love Birds to enclose with your gift!

Love Bird Cards

34 Rocky Neck Ave | Gloucester | MA | (978) 281.1766
Hours : Thurs-Sat 11-5 pm Sundays 12-5 pm

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