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“Holiday Artists’ Showcase” Affordable Art by Well-Known Artists through December 24

Date: Dec 01, 2015 to Dec 24, 2015
Time: 9:30am to 5:00pm
Artists : Peter Yesis, Roger Milinowski, Sue Barrasi

This holiday season, support well-known artists from the region and give a loved one a one-of-a-kind and affordable gift that will last a lifetime — a piece of art from the Holiday Artists’ Showcase. This unique showcase runs December 1 through December 24 at the Geary Gallery of Darien.

Among the different artists being showcased, this year’s featured artists are Sue Barrasi from Bronx, NY and Maine residents Roger Milinowski and Peter Yesis. Come by to see the work of these amazing artists, and many more. The gallery represents more than 50 artists and offers an excellent selection of artwork with custom framing. Gift certificates are also available. Media represented includes oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, and mixed media. All pieces are available for acquisition, and priced affordably.

Featured Artists, December:

Sue Barrasi

Morning Cider By Sue Barrasi

Morning Cider By Sue Barrasi

After graduating from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Bronx native Sue Barrasi traveled Europe and devoured the works of the masters, especially Claude Monet with whom she has been obsessed with since she was a child. Barrasi found her way to the Art Students League where she had the incredible fortune of studying with Sherrie McGraw, David Leffel, and Gregg Kreutz.

She has been awarded an Art Students League, Artist in Residency grant and a New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist grant. In 2014 she studied at the Ridgewood Art Institute with John Phillip Osborne. It is here where she explored the prismatic palette which she continues to study today.

To view Barrasi’s work, visit our online gallery.

Roger Milinowski

Monhegan Lighthouse By Roger Milinowski

Monhegan Lighthouse By Roger Milinowski

Born in New York City in 1946, Roger R. Milinowski spent his early years in Peekskill, NY, where his natural artistic ability was nurtured living amidst the beauty in the Hudson River Valley and later in a coastal Connecticut town.

The quaint settings of coastal America and rural country farms are perfect subjects for Milinowski’s realistic yet sensitive artistic style. He travels the Eastern U.S. coast and abroad painting en plein air and gathering field studies that are used as reference material for many of his compositions.

Milinowski’s works have received numerous awards and are found in private and corporate collections in the United States, Israel, Canada, Australia, and England. Milinowski lives in Boothbay Harbor, Maine with his wife Judy, where his full collection of paintings is available for viewing at his studio/gallery, Head of the Harbor Gallery in Maine.

To view Milinowski’s work, visit our online gallery.

Peter Yesis

Back from the Barn By Peter Yesis

Back from the Barn By Peter Yesis

Peter Yesis, a native of New Jersey, works from his home studio in Searsport, Maine, painting beautiful marine and rustic landscapes and still-life arrangements in a realistic style softened by his own subjective interpretation. Yesis studied and participated in workshops with noted New England painter, Stapleton Kearns, and plein air painter, Debra Joy Groesser. His work has been juried in national exhibitions by the International Guild of Realism, Salon International, Oil Painters of America, the American Plains Artists, the C.M. Russell Auction, and the American Impressionist Society and well as a number of regional shows. His paintings have been purchased by artists, collectors, and institutions nationally and internationally. Yesis is a member of the International Guild of Realism and Oil Painters of America, American Impressionist Society, and the Plein Air Painters of Maine.

To view Yesis’ work, visit our online gallery.

The Holiday Artists’ Showcase runs December 1 through December 24 at the Geary Gallery of Darien. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. All work is available for acquisition. Geary Gallery is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is located at 576 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820. For more information, call (203) 655-6633 or visit www.gearygallery.com.