Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Boston Harbor Islands Plein Air Tour with the NEPAP

Saturday, July 30. 2011 the New England Plein Air Painters got together for their annual show, this year held at the South Shore Art Center's satellite show at the Shipyard Gallery in beautiful Hingham, Ma. Sergio Roffo, Ted Charron, Stapleton Kearns and Robert Duffy are preparing to board our water taxi to take us to Grape and Bumpkin Islands where we will split up and paint our paintings for the Wet Paint Auction held later in the day.

Mike Graves, Chris Magadini and Bill Hanson talk to some art lovers.

Above, Chris Magadini painting on Grape Island. Below Marjorie Whorf who is in her 80's paints in the sun.

Jenn Willms, who did so much to bring this wonderful show together introduces our leader Barbara Lussier before the auction begins.

Stapleton Kearns, Dianne Panarelli Miller, Chris Magadini, Sergio Roffo and Bill Hanson fresh off the islands after painting all day.

Above, here I am presenting Paul Wahlberg, chef of Alma Nove (brother of Mark Wahlberg) a painting of his restaurant as a thank you for supporting our gallery by providing the food. Below, art lovers enjoying the music, art and beautiful evening.

In the end, most artists sold one, or two paintings. Below, I am with a lovely couple who purchased my Nor'Easter painting.