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The Many Faces of Watercolor
Benfield Galley is pleased to present "The Many Faces of Watercolor" an invitational solo exhibit of watercolors by nationally recognized Maryland artist Ardythe Jolliff. The exhibit opens on May 23 and continues through June 23, 2011.
Award-winning artist Ardythe Jolliff of Edgewater, Maryland, had devoted her career to painting. Her paintings invite viewers to use their imaginations and explore the wonders of nature. She depicts light and shadow, rich color and the world's special glow in her watercolor paintings. Her subject matter ranges from flowers, birds, and shells to buildings, landscapes and water views. She is well known for her local scenes of Annapolis and the Naval Academy.
The public is invited to meet the artist on Saturday, June 2, 2012, 2 - 4 pm. Jolliff will discuss her techniques and the source of her inspirations when creating a painting. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free to the public.
More About Benfield Frame Art Gallery
For over 25 years, Benfield Frame Art Gallery has offered custom framing, hand-crafted pottery, wood and pewter specialty gifts. Located conveniently on Jumper's Hole Road, the staff at Benfield Frame Art Gallery have more than 100 years cummilative experience framing. It uses quality, long-lasting (archival) materials to ensure your framed treasure will be preserved. In addition to carrying original watercolors and oils from Severna Park and area artists, Benfield Frame Art Gallery offers portrait commissions in oil, pastel, and charcoal. Wander around the expansive shop and you are likely to find additional surprises. One nook holds "house jewelry" such as switchplates and doorbell covers, while another houses Severna Park stoneware mugs. Unusual items that have been framed include a "hole in one" golf ball and a detective's badge. The store also offers art restoration and appraisals.