NEWS


My painting "Forest Light" was accepted for the Guild of Boston Artists' 2018 Annual Regional Juried Exhibition.  There were over 300 entries and only 35 were selected. I'm over the moon!

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Even with overcast skies, I had a great day painting with a nice group of artists at the Cuttyhunk Plein Air Festival on Cuttyhunk Island on June 24, 2018. My painting of an old boat received Third Prize, and better than that, it sold! Bravo to Teri Bordenave and the crew who pull this fun day together.


















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"New Bedford" has been accepted into the Newport Art Museum's 2018 Members' Show. The Juror was Crawford Alexander Mann III, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.


















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I painted along with 39 other artists on June 17, 2017 for a day of plein air painting on a beautiful island in Buzzards Bay at the second Cuttyhunk Plein Air Festival. 
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"Tide Pool - Raw Weather," received First Prize at the Art League of Rhode Island's Boats, Surf, and Beaches exhibition at the VETS Gallery in Providence.




















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"Mo's World," received the Best of Show Award at Coggeshall Farm's Arts on the Farm exhibition in Bristol, RI.




















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My painting, "Pier Group" sold at the Newport Art Museum's Wet Paint Auction on August 14 for $1800.




















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I gave a free art demonstration at The Mint Gallery in Bristol, Thursday, July 21, 2016, 7 - 8pm.

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I painted along with 20 other members of the Providence Art Club at various locations in Wickford, RI, June 17 to July 29, 2016.  We exhibited our work at the Coastal Living Gallery, Wickford.
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Seven of my paintings were on exhibit at GREEN SPACE, the gallery at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick through September 1, 2016.

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My painting, "Scene from Queens Are Made from Distance and Greasepaint," (after a photograph by Thomas Palmer) was accepted for the 2016 Members' Exhibition at the Newport Art Museum. The featured dancers of Newport's Island Moving Company are: Lauren Difede, Brook DeFancesco, Tara Gragg, Katie Moorhead and Christine Sandorfi. The choreographer was Shane Farrell.  I will be giving the painting to Miki Ohlsen, Artistic Director of Island Moving Company after the exhibition ends.  This photograph of the painting was taken before I added a few last minute finishing touches.

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My little painting, "Second Beach Late Afternoon" was one of the top sellers at the Newport Art Museum's 2015 Wet Paint Auction, going for well over $2000.

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My 2015 show at the Providence Art Club with Michele Poirier-Mozzone, & Priscilla C. Malone was called A Sense of Light. The May/June issue of Artscope Magazine gave the show a nice write-up.

Jonathan Small


Fine Contempory Art