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"Church Street at Dusk"  16" x 12", Oil on Canvas   Simon Balyon

“Church Street at Dusk” 16″ x 12″, Oil on Canvas Simon Balyon

For this year’s Palette and Palate Stroll, Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art will feature Dutch works by Simon Balyon, Hennie de Korte, Frans Van der Wal, Frits Goosen, Niek Van der Plas, Willem Heytman and Johannes Eerdmans in a show titled “A Dutch Medley.”  The show has a variety of subject matter from still life and maritime scenes to landscapes from around the world. Simon Balyon has primarily chosen to focus his new works on the Charleston historic district. His stunning, old world depictions of downtown locales transport the viewer to a simpler time while capturing the essence and charm that encapsulates Charleston. The exhibit runs through August 30th.

The gallery is pleased to be joined for the first time by the best restaurant east of the Cooper – Langdon’s. Owned and operated by the Owens Dinning Group, Langdon`s  is a classic fine dining restaurant that fuses Lowcountry and global flavors and warm hospitality in a refined, contemporary setting. As Mt. Pleasant’s only AAA Four Diamond restaurant, the greatest emphasis is on execution, attention to detail, and consistency in creating top-notch food. Under the leadership of Chef/Owner Patrick Owens, Langdon’s continues to be a neighborhood favorite since opening in 2003.Langdons

Charleston native Patrick Owens has deep roots in the local culinary scene. His passion for southern food dates back to his early years helping his parents and grandparents in the kitchen. He worked in catering with Charleston Bay Gourmet in his teenage years, then moved onto more serious kitchen posts at Circa 1886 and Magnolia’s. At 27, he opened his first venture, Langdon’s, with the goal of serving delicious, well-executed food in a refined, fine dining setting. 10 years later, Langdon’s continues to garner praise as the best restaurant east of the Cooper, earning AAA’s Four Diamond award every year since opening.

Chef Patrick Owens

Chef Patrick Owens

Patrick’s notable talents as a chef and warm, friendly disposition have been continuously lauded by both the media and his long-time loyal fans, who continue to rate his restaurants at the top of the local dining scene. He has raised the bar on cuisine in Mt. Pleasant and takes great pride in creating dining experiences that endure the test of time.

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“The Night is Ours” by Jeff Jamison , 40×30 oil on canvas

Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art welcomes all-star artist Jeff Jamison in June as he returns to Charleston with a new body of metropolitan-inspired works for his show, “City Life.” Please join the artist for the opening reception on Friday, June 1st from 5-8pm.”

“News Stand Light” by Jeff Jamison, o/c 24×30

Jamison’s romantic urban landscapes and bustling restaurant scenes have captured collectors across the country. A Tennessee native, Jamison has consistently been a top-selling artist for the past few years and has continued to provide new and interesting subject matter that continues to make clients swoon. He has a knack for capturing the feeling of a lively city square, or charming cafe during the bustle of the lunch rush.

Through his canvases, Jamison is able to reach out to viewers and create a sense of familiarity and fond recollection. His work has enough detail to feel like “you’ve been there,” but is also wonderfully vague enough so the viewer’s imagination or memories can fill in the blanks.

“My goal is to find common ground with the viewer through each piece. I truly believe that the observer can feel the energy put into a painting,” says Jamison.

While the subjects of his paintings are often influenced by major hubs like New York and Paris, they are almost always created from memory rather than a photograph. Jamison’s work has garnered immeasurable recognition and has been highlighted in numerous publications, including an impressive feature in the February 2011 Nashville Arts Magazine.

The gallery is located at 58 Broad Street in downtown Charleston.

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