A group of friends, America’s premier representational marine and landscape artists, William R. Davis, Donald Demers, West Fraser, Joseph McGurl , Kenn Backhaus, John Budicin, William McCullough, Billyo O’Donnell and Kent Ullberg – come together at Helena Fox Fine Art, for an exhibition titled THE SIREN CALL of the SEA and SHORE, showcasing paintings and sculpture influenced by the allure of the sea, the vessels that navigate her waters and the shores that contain her seduction. The exhibit opens in conjunction with the CFADA’s Charleston Fine Art Annual on November 6th and will be on display till November 27th in Charleston, South Carolina.
Since the beginning of history, mankind has been inescapably drawn to the sea, acknowledging her beauty and serenity, honoring her mystery and feasting on her bounty. Homer has written in many passages of her seductive muses, the attraction has been proven to be everlasting and all encompassing. People of today remain enchanted by the vessels at work and play, the myriad flora and fauna, and the lush, luminous shores that contain this seductive maritime environment. Helena Fox Fine Art at 12 Queen Street in historic Charleston presents this show, a culmination of works by a distinguished group of artists who share a common inspiration, the siren call of the sea and shore.
Helena Fox Fine Art specializes in fine contemporary representational art. Established in 2004, the gallery features a compilation of work by national and international artists, most particularly West Fraser. The varied collection mingles impressionistic landscapes and streetscapes, plein-air paintings, realistic still lifes and trompe l’oeil, with wildlife sculpture and exquisite handcrafted 22K gold jewelry. Representing Sarah Amos, Kenn Backhaus, John Budicin, Donald Demers, Mary Erickson, Marie Fox, West Fraser, William McCullough, Billyo O’Donnell, Becky Parrish, Edward Rice and Kent Ullberg. For more infomation call 843-723-0073.
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