Watercolorist Bridget Austin Featured at Cottage Row Gallery Opening Reception July 14

Posted on 04. Jul, 2012 by in Art exhibits

Bridget Austin’s special show entitled, “New Paintings/ New Adventures” will open at Cottage Row Framing & Gallery on Saturday, July 14 with a special meet-the-artist reception from 10 am – 1 pm.

Budapest at Dusk, watercolor by Bridget Austin

Budapest at Dusk, watercolor by Bridget Austin

The show will unveil a wonderful collection of 30 new original watercolors of varying themes and sizes. Subjects including paintings from her recent trip to Italy, a Danube River cruise, some new works done here in Door County and of course new paintings of flowers. Come meet Bridget Austin, browse, socialize and enjoy some tasty light refreshments.

Austin has been painting her impressions of nature in watercolor for over 30 years. Her fresh style, use of white space, negative painting and lively color make her paintings a popular addition to many public and private collections. Favorite subjects include Door County landscapes of woods, water and rocks, wildflowers and gardens, nature studies and scenes from her travels abroad.

She has earned Master Status in the Transparent Watercolor Society of America and had paintings accepted in many national and international exhibitions, including both the American and National Watercolor Societies. She has been teaching workshops at the Peninsula School of Art since 1981 and at The Clearing in Ellison Bay since 1985, as well as the Midwest, around the country and internationally.

Cottage Row Framing & Gallery is located in the big red barn at Orchard Country Winery & Market, 9197 State Hwy 42, just south of Fish Creek. It is open daily 10 am – 5 pm; Sundays 10 am – 4 pm. For more information call 920.868.2626.
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