Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Alyssa Goes to Washington

Congratulations go out to  Alyssa Pittera, a student at Coe-Brown Academy in Northwood, NH.  Alyssa's artwork, Blooming Rocker, was selected to represent New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District in the Congressional Art Awards program, and will hang in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
At E. W. Poore, we are very excited to be framing Alyssa's piece before it travels to Washington.  This is our 10th year framing artwork for this fantastic program celebrating the talented young artists of NH.
Mr. Allen Unrein is Alyssa's instructor at Coe-Brown.
Congratulations Alyssa!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Jury Show '09

On Thursday March 26th, we will be celebrating the artists and artwork of the Jury Show '09 with a reception in their honor, from 5 - 7 pm, and an awards ceremony at 6:30pm.  This will all take place in our gallery at 531 Front Street, on Manchester's West Side.
For more info and images, check out our website, www.ewpoore.com.

Watercolor Collage Workshop

Local artist, Bill Earnshaw, will be offering a 3-day Watercolor Collage workshop at the Art Studio at E. W. Poore this spring.  Running for 3 consecutive Saturdays starting April 18th, Bill will introduce you to his techniques of watercolor collage.  Tuition for the 3 days is $100. with a 1 day option available for $40.  The workshop meets from 9:30am - 12:30pm, and a supply list is as follows: 

Watercolor paints and brushes
Elmer's glue and stiff brush for collaging
Watercolor paper 300 lb recommended Sizes 7 1/2by7 1/2 inches and 11by15 inches or student's choice
Assorted papers for collageing. These can be purchased or found from magazine advertisement's.

Any questions contact Bill Earnshaw bnle04@yahoo.com or tel 472 3866

The artwork at the top of this blog entry is Bill's watercolor collage piece, "Sunset".  It is currently on display as part of E. W. Poore's Jury Show '09.
To see Bill's bio and more of his artwork, visit his website at www.earnshawart.com