Sunday, December 2, 2018

Button Factory Open House 2018

Artists' Holiday Open Studios
at the Button Factory's 32nd Annual

Open Studios Friday Preview,
November 30, 2018, 5-8 pm
The Button Factory hosts 38 artists.

At the entrance a cardboard replica
of the greets visitors, fun art, fine art.

Inside the building of windows
I found art looking out those windows and...

...including a feast of art, wonderful color,
by Amy Brnger of Portsmouth, NH,
her web site HERE her Facebook page HERE.

With lots of people milling around,
one painting drew me (on the right) in.

I was enthralled by this painting. How enthralled?
The triangle composition is pleasingly simple.
The colors and impressionistic approach
are so fine by Todd Bonita.
I love the wisp of hair, the
central glow of sunlight
And the colors...

I studied those colors, that texture.

This is the distance Todd was when painting,
then step back and look again at how the blend,
fabulous stuff, great color.

There's so much to
chat about with passersby.

Todd, the artist, and model are also uncle and niece.
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Photos 5, 7 ,9 and 10 were taken
at the opening by Elaine Miller, web site HERE,

who is the founder of the art cooperative
Ceres Gallery in Portsmouth, NH,
web site HERE, and Facebook page HERE.

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And there was exciting fine
monochromatic art to be found by...

Frank Hyer of New Castle, NH,
his drawing class web site HERE,
with time for all of the artists to mix with other artists,
admirers, patrons, and holiday buyers.

The Button Factory
855 Islington Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
The Button Factory web site listing all of the artists
and the history of the Button Factory is HERE.

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