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Dinah Worman Solo Exhibition

Award-Winning Artist  

     Dinah Worman       "A Valley View"      Oil      Triptych      12x36

 

      Dinah Worman brings a freshness to her art born of confidence and a sense of humor. She sees the delight and dignity in the personality of a bovine, the telephone pole’s strength and endurance against majesty of an endlessly blue sky and the graciousness of entering a painting after long stretches of humble grasses and earth. This new solo show at the Act I Gallery makes no excuses and brings the simplest of random structures, piles of farm equipment and makeshift buildings, a wonderment and appreciation. Honoring the mundane pushes the viewer to take another, deeper look at one’s surroundings.

       Whether layering on pastel to sanded paper or building up layers of oil on canvas, she is an architect with art materials. Dinah is constantly referring to linear lines within chaos. Repetition brings the melodies back and forth within the artwork as repetition is a core ingredient for an architect, a safety net that underlies the otherwise unsettling confusion. Her inspiration comes from the most unlikely sources. Combining this with her sophistication and excellence as an artist and it is no wonder she was awarded Best of Show for the prestigious Coors Exhibition, an event otherwise known for its traditional work.

 

 

                       

 

Tom Lockhart      "Iconic Beauty"      Oil      12x16

 

        As an artist who paints in the manner and tradition of the Old Masters, Tom is accomplished in drawing, values and colors along with the atmospheric effects of light within the landscape, all of which are vital to exciting works of art. He is new to the gallery, but established in the art world and awarded many times over. We welcome Tom Lockhart to Act I Gallery!

 

 

                       

                                        Nnamdi Okonkwo        "Friendship"       Bronze, Edition of 100      6" high

 

 

                                                             

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       Act I Gallery is dedicated to being an exciting, welcoming gallery offering great art at great prices. Constantly changing exhibits, special events and a user-friendly web site encourage our customers to grow in appreciation and knowledge of fine art. Our goals is to enrich the quality of your lives through the acquisition of fine art while building personal, long-term relationships for 22 years - and counting!

      Your selection includes paintings by Dinah K. Worman, Peggy McGivern, Joyce Hamil, Iva Morris, Doug Candelaria, Cletus Smith, Audrey Davis, Sharon Craft, Virginia Vaughan, Patricia Jacobsen, Teena Ryan, Kent Hicks, Mark Horst, Bobbie Markeson, Mary Ann Warner, Jeri Moore, Elizabeth Black and Lee Heartwell.

      Jewelry in sterling silver and gold are by G. L. Miller while beadwork is by Vicki Swiatek. There is glass by William C. Davis and Lydia Piper; bronze sculpture by Nnamdi Okonkwo, and Wendy Salin. We also represent wood turned bowls by Matt Moulthrop and Philip Moulthrop; gourd maidens by Mark and Nancy Hargis, ceramic figures by Jan Winchester, furniture by Seymour Wheelock and Glenn Sweet and last, but not least, wind sculpture by Roger Heitzman. The stone water fountains by Jan Moore grace our courtyard and can be shipped directly to your home.

     Act I Gallery has become a destination gallery for visitors and locals alike. Known for diversity in media and subject matter, we offer you a diverse selection of original art, whether you collect oil paintings, pastels, watercolors, bronze, jewelry, ceramics, turned wood or turning wind sculpture. With time payments always part of our offerings, collectors have garnered fine art collections to share with family and friends and then on to heirs and museums.

 

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