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CUSHING EXHIBIT AT ISHERWOOD GALLERY
Isherwood Gallery is hosting the Frederick Ames Cushing exhibit “Recent Paintings”, the Newport artist’s first solo show of oil and watercolor paintings. The opening reception is Saturday, August 13th from 6 to 9pm. Featured will be Newport landscapes, many depicting the artist’s favorite scenes along Ocean Drive and the Cushing family estate “The Ledges.” Also on display will be the triptych “Mermaids” painted in homage to the artist’s grandfather, Howard Gardiner Cushing, namesake of the Newport Art Museum’s Cushing Gallery. Watercolors and oils of Costa Rica round out the show. The reception is free and open to the public. The show is on display through September 4th.
Isherwood Gallery is located at 108 William St, Newport, Rhode Island, diagonally across Bellevue Avenue from The Tennis Hall of Fame. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday 10:30am to 5pm and Sunday from 1 to 5pm. www.isherwoodgallery.com 401-619-1116
More About Isherwood & Company
As the latest tenant in Newport's oldest hotel, Isherwood & Company's location boasts a historical pedigree. The Vanderbilt Family as well as the Unsinkable Molly Brown would entertain their friends here. Currently, the gallery's fine art is hung salon style amidst the fireplaces, original bookcases and fine moldings that adorn each room. Isherwood & Company highlights a mixture of styles that range from abstract to realism. In addition, it features a combination of nationally known and locally grown artists.