Small Gems Holiday Art Show

The Murphy Montgomery Art Gallery (Port Warwick, Newport News)  has invited me to participate in their Small Gems Holiday Art Show. Hope you can make it out this Saturday for the opening.

Here’s the scoop  . . .

Murphy Montgomery Fine Art Gallery

Small Gems Holiday Art Show

Small Paintings, Ceramics and Jewelry.
Great One of a Kind Gift Items!

Saturday, December 6, 2014 5:00 – 8:30pm

Please join us for the opening of our Holiday Show. We are featuring small paintings by Thomas Bradshaw, Gloria Coker, Linda Gerek, Karen Kinser, Barbara Mastaglio, Jill McGannon, Anne Murphy, Brian Murphy and Carole Boggemann Peirson.  Hand made jewelry and ceramic pieces will also be available.

Dancing Girl for Holiday Art Show

For more info, please go to:

4151 William Styron Square
Newport News, VA 23606
www.murphymontgomery.com
info@murphymontgomery.com
757-771-0838

Artist Spotlight from Murphy Montgomery Fine Art Gallery

I was delighted to participate in this Artist Spotlight by the Murphy Montgomery Fine Art Gallery in Port Warwick, Newport News, Virginia.  They shared the following in their recent email newsletter:

Artist Spotlight
Gloria Coker

Gloria Coker Painting at the Virginia Living Museum, Newport News, Virginia

Many people ask how I paint my subjects –where do I get reference material etc. Although it would be far easier to have a photo to copy most of my work evolves from bits and pieces pulled together from a vast “morgue” of reference material that I have accumulated over the years. The majority of the photography is my own. Some music pieces are based on musicians of the past and are obviously culled from photos that have appeared in the media. But I am not a slave to any photos, and my work in its final versions bears very little resemblance to the material I use. I have the ability to draw well and fast-I honed those skills when I worked for 12 years as a newspaper artist illustrator ….

Read more about Gloria by visiting our website
and visit the gallery to see her latest paintings!

China Town Painting

“China Town” on display at Murphy Montgomery Fine Art Gallery

 

All that Jazz Band

“All That Jazz Band” on Display at the Murphy Montgomery Fine Art Gallery

 

Jersey Boys

“Jersey Boys” on Display at Murphy Montgomery Fine Art Gallery

 

Visit Murphy Montgomery Fine Art Gallery
4151 William Styron Square, Newport News, VA 23606
www.murphymontgomery.com • info@murphymontgomery.com
757-771-0838
Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 11:00 – 5:00PM
Friday & Saturday 11:00 – 6:00PM
Sunday Noon – 5:00PM