Saturday, May 28, 2011

PRESS RELEASE: Sam Thurston at River Arts Center, Morrisville

Samuel Thurston -
“Cityscapes & Landscapes, Here and Away”
June 16 – August 15, 2011
Opening Reception – June 16, 5-7pm
River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant Street, Morrisville, VT
River Arts is pleased to present "Cityscapes & Landscapes, Here and Away"- paintings by Sam Thurston, in the Common Space at the River Arts Center in Morrisville, VT, June 16-August 15, 2011. There will be an opening reception on June 16th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Sam Thurston lives in Lowell and has had many art shows both in Vermont and New York City. Thurston is a versatile artist, painting landscapes, still lifes, portraits and figures as well as sculpting figures and other subjects in clay and wood. For this show, Thurston has decided to show landscapes and cityscapes from over the years, including paintings of Morrisville, Newport, New York and Maine.

Sam Thurston will also be leading a workshop, “Drawing From Observation”, July 13th - August 3rd, 6-8pm at the River Arts Center.

The Gallery at River Arts is located at the River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10-2. For off hours, please call River Arts: 802-888-1261. Admission is free. For more information, call or visit their website at