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Macpherson Oil Painting Series at Middletown Arts

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Topic: Macpherson Oil Painting Series at Middletown Arts
Posted By: Middletown News
Subject: Macpherson Oil Painting Series at Middletown Arts
Date Posted: Oct 17 2008 at 3:09pm
Kevin Macpherson will be exhibiting his oil painting series, "Reflections On A Pond" from May 15, 2009 through June 15, 2009 at the Middletown Arts Center in Middletown, Ohio. This exhibit marks the first time "Reflections On A Pond" will be shown east of the Mississippi River.

More Info: - Kevin Macpherson Tickets Go On Sale Monday

Posted By: lfisler
Date Posted: Oct 17 2008 at 3:27pm

Thanks Jonathan!

For some additional background on Kevin Macpherson.  He is considered one of the nation's leading Plein Air (Plein Air means to paint outside--catching the light---like Claude Monet did) oil painters.  "Reflections On A Pond" was last exhibited at the Pasadena Museum of Art in Pasadena California.  

Kevin has also exhibited at the following museums:
The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK
Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
National Wildlife Museum, Jackson, WY
Carnegie Art Museum, California
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix, AZ
Forbes Museum, New York City, NY
Kevin also participated in the Great American Painters exhibition held in 2004 at the Museum Center at Union Terminal.  He has authored two instructional books that have sold over 75,000 copies and are still selling.  He has authored approximately 75 feature articles for major art magazines like Southwest Art, The Artist's Magazine and International Artist.
Two of Kevin's paintings are currently on display at the Middletown Art Center--just to entice you to come back for more in May-June 2009.  His book, Reflections On A Pond, which features  the entire exhibition with 400 color reproductions, 260 pages with essays and commentary, is available at the Middletown Arts Center.  This book tells of the journey Kevin experienced as he created "Reflections On A Pond".   
This is quite an honor for Middletown to be hosting Kevin Macpherson.  We hope you'll stop by to see this exhibit and support the center in it's efforts.
Linda Fisler

Posted By: John Beagle
Date Posted: Oct 17 2008 at 4:11pm
I will have to check out his exhibit. Thanks for sending it to us.

------------- - John Beagle
Middletown USA
News of, for and by the people of Middletown, Ohio.

Posted By: MadisonMom
Date Posted: Dec 19 2008 at 10:07pm
How about an update on the Middletown Fine Arts Center?
I can't copy & paste for some reason. I get their newsletter regularly via e-mail.

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