American Art Collector Magazine covers Jeff Bye’s “Urban Exploration”

In Pennsylvania painter Jeff Bye’s new exhibition, Urban Exploration, the painter examines buildings—interiors and exteriors—that time has forgotten, buildings that have ceded control from their human caretakers to nature’s unrelenting, but painfully slow, grasp. His works of dusty interiors with cracked wood flooring and empty buildings with ominously empty windows evoke a sense of the post-apocalypse, but also of simple urban decay in…

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Joel Babb painting sells at Barridoff Auction

On May 6, 2016 “The Green Fuse” an oil on canvas painting (76×54 in.) sold for $36,000 at Barridoff Auction. It was the highest sale price for a living artist in this auction. Joel Babb’s solo show of new work will be exhibited at Greenhut Galleries this coming October. The show will be up from…

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David C. Driskell: The Doorway Portfolio

Now in the permenant collection of the Bates Museum of Art, David Driskell’s Doorway Portfolio is on view from April 8th – August 27th. In the twelve sumptuous serigraphs in this portfolio, David C. Driskell “ … represents the doorway as a passage between two worlds — interior and exterior, material and spiritual, real and…

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David Driskell in Maine Boats Homes and Harbors

David Driskell At Home in Maine Setting down northern roots By Carl Little Photographs by Rodney D. Moore Pine trees such as these depicted in Pines, a 1973 oil on canvas, have a spiritual aspect for Driskell as symbols of eternity. Maine is among the least diverse states in America—about 95 percent white according to…

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Kathleen Galligan published in “40 Masters of Pastel”

Kathleen Galligan’s beautiful serene pastel drawing has graced the cover of “40 Maitres du Pastel” (40 Masters of Pastel) by Pratique des Arts Magazine. This book, written and published in France, is a careful selection of master pastel painters from Degas to Redon and international contemporary artists with thriving careers using this medium. The book…

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