Thursday, June 7, 2012

PRESS RELEASE: Andrew Orr at Bryan Memorial Gallery in Jeffersonville

Andrew Orr: Painter and Teacher

Bryan Memorial Gallery, Middle Room
Now - July 8, 2012

Poultney, VT artist Andrew Orr is featured in Bryan Memorial Gallery's Middle Room this spring through July 8.  With 24 meticulous paintings of Vermont scenes through spring, summer and fall plus abundant still life paintings, Orr's exhibit evokes the serenity of each season.   

Orr is one of five artists featured in Bryan Memorial Gallery's Middle Room this year, as The Bryan pays tribute to a selection of its artist members.  Orr originally came to exhibit his work at Bryan Memorial Gallery through INSPIRED BY NATURE, an exhibit in honor of the Vermont Nature Conservancy's 50th anniversary in 2010.  He has been exhibiting at the Jeffersonville gallery subsequently.

Andrew Orr is a widely exhibited landscape painter and has enjoyed participation with shows and events at galleries in the New England and Northeast region.  His work was twice selected to receive the Arthur T. Hill Memorial Award for  landscape from the Salmagundi Club in New York.  He is the winner of the Claude Parsons Memorial Award for a landscape from the National Exhibition of the American Artists Professional League, and has received an honorable mention in the Land and Light and Water and Air 2011 Exhibition at Bryan Memorial Gallery.

Images: Late Summer Treasures, Gentle Morning on the Lamoille