The Village Gallery in Oriental welcomes Susan Henry as its guest artist for the month of November. A reception will be held at the Gallery from 2:00 till 5:00 PM Saturday afternoon, November 4, 2017. The public is invited. The artist will be in attendance. The Gallery is located at 300 Hodges Street in Oriental.
Susan currently paints "en plein air" in oils. In this style of painting, rather than painting in a studio, the artist goes to nature, painting directly from the outdoors, where the artist paints her impressions from the atmosphere, with its natural light, sounds around her, fresh air, serendipitous activities that fill her senses, and space around her at that moment influencing her paintings. All the paintings in this show are "en plein air" featuring subjects from our local coast and the coast of Maine and Monhegan Island. Her work features a kayak series, boatyards, cottages, and marine venues visited.
Susan has been studying art since 1968. She received a BA from Gettysburg College and continued with graduate studies at Penn State. After 34 years running her own marine graphics business, she began concentrating on plein air painting. In 2010, she began studying with accomplished painters in Maine and around New England in the colorist tradition of the Cape Cod School. Sue has displayed in in a national and local galleries and has won numerous awards. She is a member of North Carolina Plein Air Painters, Coastal Carolina Plein Air Painters, and Plein Air Painters of Maine.
The Gallery is located at 300 Hodges Street in Oriental, NC . The gallery’s display changes frequently with different artists and works presented.