Calm and serenity define Carrie Megan’s new work in oil at The Jessie Edwards Gallery

Carrie Megan’s memory and imagination combine to create her recent work in oils, “Dreams of Summer,” on exhibit at the Jessie Edwards Studio on the secondfloor of the Post Office Building from August 13 to August 25. The virtual reception will be released on August 14.
Emphasizing the summer season in her work was Megan’s way to get through a year of isolation during the Covid lockdown, she explained recently. These pieces depict low horizons and large skies because she wanted to give viewers a sense of vastness and the possibility of moving forward and upward. All convey a sense of calm and serenity.For example, “Beach View” takes us on a sandy path to a deep blue sea under a large sky with clouds drifting by. “Beach Trail” is another path to the sea, this timesuffused in soft pink tones falling across the path and the clouds that billow high in the sky. “Warm Sands” and “Pink Clouds” have similar effects with their shades of warm pink, orange, and purple warming the pathways to the ocean.In contrast, in “A Brilliant Day,” a vivid, clear blue sky dominates two-thirds of the canvas with a bright white path filling the

Block Island Times – Read More>>