Larkin Gallery Exhibition Schedule 2018
June 1 – June 13
Catherine Meeks and Lisa Molyneux
Opening Reception Friday 7pm June 8
Catherine Meeks returns to Larkin Gallery this season with stunning new work whose subjects include New Orleans, New England, St. Augustine and more. Meeks explains: I have exhibited my paintings in Usually I paint the beautiful and ever-changing New England landscape, but my love of travel provides me with an expanding range of possibilities. Meeks’ work also includes an impressive representation of French and Italian land and city scapes.
Lisa Molyneux, a former professional theatrical set designer has been a full time painter for several years, focusing primarily on rich, atmospheric landscapes, often exploring the depths of color and nuances of light in “wet” landscapes: swamps, moors, ponds, rivers, ocean, lakes and other “misty” settings. Molyneux has also become rather famous for her more light-hearted, popularly collected “full-figured” female nude and nude “Bear” paintings.
June 15 – June 27
Opening Reception Friday 7pm June 15
Robin Wessman returns for a second season with new work that challenges the eye, mind and lifts the spirit. Wessman juxtaposes everyday items and places them in surprising settings resulting in a joyful expression rich with humor. Wessman’s mastery of painting is as strong as his subject matter. His work is highly prized and in collections throughout the country.
June 29 – July 11
Opening reception Friday 7pm June 29
Matthias Christensen returns for another season with spectacular new work that excites the senses and challenges the viewer to expand the imagination. Matthias’ talents also include music, and surfing! His paintings are in collections all over the United States and are hotly collected. Matthias’ subject matter runs from portraiture to local and Cape Cod land and seascapes, music and musicians, animals and fantasy.
July 13 – July 18
Opening Reception Friday 7pm July 13
Matthew Bielen burst onto the local art scene with his impressive and commanding abstracts and returns to Larkin Gallery for the 2018 season. Bielen’s work juxtaposes the human experience with natural and often nautical elements resulting in a fascinating journey for the viewer’s eyes and mind.
July 20 – August 1
Opening Reception Friday 7pm July 20
Provincetown Artist Elisabeth Pearl once again astonishes with her latest collection, “Beneath the Surface,” a fascinating journey into time and space through Religion, myth, technology, art and humanity. Including painting, mixed media and construction, this exhibit will be one not to miss.
August 3 – August 15
Opening Reception Friday 7pm August 3
Cuban-born Artist, Mario Torroella returns to Larkin Gallery this summer with a fresh collection of vibrant, brilliantly-hued paintings focusing on flora and fauna, evoking sunshine and a Caribbean palette.
Torroella’s painting draws on his rich history as a child in Cuba, his work as an architect and a rich trove of dream interpretations.
August 17 – September 5
Opening Reception 7pm Friday August 17
Local Artist Kenneth Hawkey brings a new, themed body of work to light this season at Larkin Gallery, with a focus on windows: historic, local, illuminating and nostalgic. Hawkey’s realistic approach marries a deep respect for history and architecture with a transcendent and nearly tactile human experience evoking memory and imagination. Hawkey’s work hangs in collections in the US, Europe, Canada and the United Kingdom.
September 7 – September 19
Opening Reception Friday 7pm September 7
Provincetown Artist Neva Hansen has been a main attraction at Larkin Gallery for years and her work, ranging from paintings to constructions to block prints and mixed media, is distinctive and readily identifiable as her own. With mid-Century influences and references recognizable from myth, astronomy, literature and Native American history and symbolism, Hansen’s work always surprises and challenges. Hansen’s work is included in numerous public and private collections and has appeared in countless exhibitions, museums and galleries.