Traveling Home to Cape Cod, Journeys in Paint
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Cape Cod, MA —oldCape Sotheby’s International Realty will present an exhibition entitled “Traveling Home to Cape Cod, Journeys in Paint” August and September with a reception on Thursday, August 9 from 5:30 to 7:30 at their 6 Route 6A, Orleans offices. The original oil paintings in the show have been created by award-winning artists John F. Murphy of Orleans and Paul Schulenburg of Eastham, and capture the area they have chosen as home as well as works inspired by their extensive travels throughout the United States and abroad. Hosted by Jim Trainor, Eric Ehnstrom and Emily Van Giezen, the public is invited to attend the reception which will include live music by popular guitarist Fred Fried, wine and hors d’oeuvres, and to stop by during any open hours to view this stunning collection of inspiring works.
John F. Murphy
John Murphy’s works represent places, scenes and emotions of New England and Europe. Primarily self-taught after succeeding at the Butera School of Art, John attributes his accomplished ability to working with and learning from some of America’s most talented artists including master Robert Douglas Hunter. John has shown successfully in Paris as well as in the United States. He is a member of the Copley Society of Art and his joyful work can be found in many prestigious collections.
Paul Schulenburg is an internationally collected artist whose work has shown in the Hopper House Museum, twice in solo shows at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, and in many group exhibitions at CCMA, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and Cahoon Museum of American Art. He has appeared over a dozen times in respected national art publications including on the cover of American Art Collector. Schulenburg is a first place prize-winning Copley artist, a juried member of Oil Painters of America and was commissioned by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to create a portrait of museum trustee Eliot Forbes. Schulenburg’s oils can be found in prestigious collections throughout the United States, in Canada, Europe and Hong Kong.
Both artists have been featured on TV Channel 5’s Chronicle and all of the region’s magazines and newspapers. Extremely popular, Murphy and Schulenburg are represented by the Addison Art Gallery and are known for their support of the Cape’s art community and their fellow artists.
Addison Art Gallery
The internationally respected Addison Art Gallery is widely known for representing the region’s most popular artists, bringing exceptional emerging artists to the market, offering collectors a plethora of opportunities to get to know artists, and generously supporting numerous community, charitable and environmental organizations. This fine art gallery represents artists from across the United States, Mexico and France, and is home to many of the most sought-after Cape Cod artists. Housed in a charming Cape house overlooking Orleans Town Cove, the welcoming gallery provides a comfortable environment for viewing art worth collecting.
The Addison Art Gallery, often praised for its ingenious exhibitions and events, has collaborated with the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Truro, Wellfleet and Eastham libraries, Cape Cod Hospital, Truro Historical Society, Orleans Conservation Commission, Orleans Improvement Association, Orleans Pond Coalition, and Henry Beston Society. The gallery was also chosen as the Cape Cod National Seashore’s dedicated art partner for the 50th anniversary of the Seashore as well as the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service; created After Hopper, an ongoing venture celebrating contemporary artists inspired by Edward Hopper and the places he painted; is presenting Outermost Inspirations, an homage to Henry Beston’s The Outermost House this year; and will orchestrate In Thoreau’s Views, an artful look at Henry David Thoreau’s Cape Cod in 2019.
43 South Orleans Road (Route 28), Orleans 508.255.6200 addisonart.com
oldCape Sotheby’s International Realty
oldCape Sotheby’s International Realty wanted to combine the Cape’s strong art culture and their brand heritage with the Sotheby’s Auction House and so created the Featured Artist Program. Throughout the year, sales associates and members of our staff collaborate with artists to display their artwork in the 6 Route 6A, Orleans office. The exhibitions are highlighted with artist receptions open to the public. Since its inception in 2014, oldCape Sotheby’s International Realty has shown the works of local artists, specializing in many different media. It has truly been oldCape Sotheby’s International Realty’s honor to display all these wonderful works of art.