August 2012

 

 

  

August 1 - 31, 2012


Artist - Maureen Fain - Watercolor Moments

Opening Reception
Friday, August 3, 2012, 6 – 9 PM

PRESS RELEASE - Click Here

Maureen Fain was born in Durban, South Africa. She graduated Fine Arts at Natal College of Art, studied Stage Design at the Central School of Art in London and in 1973 she received a BA in History of Art from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Maureen has had 21 solo exhibitions, notably in Paris, the USA, Norway, South Africa, as well as in Israel. She had a special exhibition of watercolor nudes at the Israel Museum in 1994. She has participated in over 40 group exhibitions, notably an international group exhibition in London in March 2011, and was one of five Israeli women artists who were invited to exhibit in Berlin in 1999, as guests of the German Government, the City of Berlin and the National Association for Women in the Arts.

Maureen has taught watercolor at the Israel Museum since 1990. She is a sought-after portrait painter, and recently appeared on Israeli national TV in the program "Portrait", where three artists paint a celebrity on camera. She has written articles on her oil-paintings and watercolor nudes and portraits for the prestigious UK monthly magazine "The Artist". Her works are in the collections of the Israel Museum, Brauer Museum of Art, Indiana, USA, and in private collections in Israel, England, USA, Canada, France, Holland, South Africa, Germany, Australia and Senegal. 

 

For more information: www.maureenfainart.com and www.maureenfain.com 

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Water Color Moments - Maureen Fain
Photos of art by Sam Feinstein

Workshop 
Flowers: A Workshop In Watercolors 
Presented By Maureen Fain 

Saturday, August 4, 2012, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm 
Call (856) 575-0090 

For Details Download Workshop Flyer Here

Water Color Moments - Maureen Fain

Water Color Moments - Maureen Fain

Water Color Moments - Maureen Fain

Water Color Moments - Maureen Fain
Photos of art by Sam Feinstein

Water Color Moments - Maureen Fain
Photos of art by Sam Feinstein

Press Release

Watercolor Moments

Gallery 50, Inc. in Bridgeton, NJ is proud to host an exhibition of watercolors by international artist, Maureen Fain, born in Durban, South Africa, she now resides in Israel. Fain has exhibited widely in both solo and group exhibitions in France, England, the United States, Norway, South Africa and Israel. She was one of five Israeli women artists who were invited to exhibit in Berlin in 1999, as guests of the German Government, the City of Berlin and the National Association for Women in the Arts. As a sought-after portrait painter, Fain recently appeared on Israeli national TV in the program "Portrait", where three artists paint a celebrity on camera. Her articles on painting have been published in the British magazine, “The Artist.” The works of Maureen Fain are in the collection of the Israel Museum , in the Brauer Museum of Art , in the Friends of Art Poster Project, (Brauer Museum of Art), and in private collections in England, U.S.A., Canada, France, Holland, Norway, Germany, South Africa, Senegal and Israel.

Maureen will be offering a floral watercolor painting workshop on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Gallery 50, Inc. from 9:30 am until 3:30 pm with a break for lunch. Fain has taught watercolor - the nude, portraiture, color theory and technique - for twenty years and has appeared as a guest lecturer in several art forums. She currently teaches at the Israel Museum. Techniques demonstrated will include: wet-in-wet, lost edges, and color combinations to create shadow and form. She will explain how to use different brushes and the effects of brush-strokes and mark-making as well as using opaque versus transparent watercolors and how to make intelligent color choices. Call Gallery 50, Inc. at 856-575-0090 to reserve your place. Cost for the workshop is $50.

The Show is sponsored by Cat-Tail Farm, Greenwich, N.J.

An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, August 3, 2012, 6 – 9 PM and is free to the public. Come meet Maureen and enjoy some light refreshments! The show runs from August 1 - 31, 2012. Gallery 50, Inc. Hours are 11 - 4, Wednesdays through Saturdays. Gallery 50, Inc. is located at 50 East Commerce Street Bridgeton, New Jersey. 

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PERTINENT INFORMATION:
ARTIST: Maureen Fain
SHOW TITLE: Watercolor Moments
LOCATION: Gallery 50, Inc. 50 East Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302
(856) 575-0090 / www.gallery50.org
OPENING RECEPTION is Friday, August 3, 2012, from 6-9 PM
SHOW DATES: August 1 - 31, 2012
SHOW SPONSOR: Cat-Tail Farm, Greenwich, N.J.
GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 AM – 4 PM
WORKSHOP: Saturday, August 4, 2012, 9:30 am until 3:30 pm; $50
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BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT GALLERY 50, INC.
Gallery 50, Inc is a non-profit art gallery located at 50 E. Commerce St. in Bridgeton, NJ. Annual memberships, sales, grants, corporate and private sponsorship support operating expenses. Exhibits change monthly.

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