Charles Gaulin Exhibition at QVCAH

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 - Sunday, November 25, 2012

Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts & Humanities, the Arts Center
111 Main Street
Southbridge, MA 01550
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The Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts and Humanities (QVCAH) is proud to present a solo exhibition of paintings by Charles Gaulin. On display throughout the Art Center Galleries will be a retrospective of the artist's work. The exhibit is free to attend and open to the public through November 25th with gallery hours on Thursdays from 5-8pm, and Saturdays & Sundays from 12-4pm and by appointment.

Charles E. Gaulin was born in Southbridge, Massachusetts in1951. Gaulin was inspired by longtime friend and fellow painter, Alex Gazonas, who stated many times that you have to bomb a thousand times to learn the poetry of watercolor. Following this advice, Gaulin has produced a prolific body of work in the aforementioned medium; covering a vast array of subjects through experimentation of technique and repetition of imagery. More recently, he has expanded his efforts into the realm of oil painting under the tutelage and friendship of artist, David Lussier of Wilmington, Ct. His emphasis on expressionistic and impressionistic manipulation of color is defined by what he terms his "language for the viewer." Gaulin states, I feel as if I am not working on a piece, just designing and placing light and shadow with every stroke. "Charlie" as he's known to his friends, meets weekly with a group of fellow enthusiasts known as Studio of Four for plein-air painting excursions or studio painting sessions. He produces much of his work in his studio in Charlton, Massachusetts.

Cost: Free

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School


Last Modified: October 26, 2012 at 2:41 AM

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