gathering consisting of friends of The
Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA and the
exhibition's featured artist, Corine Barton, along with a healthy
assortment of unaffiliated art lovers filled the gallery with their
admiration for the work displayed on Friday July 29th
during its Artist's Reception. Although the actual number in
attendance was a modest
one, the beauty of the work populated the minds and hearts of those
who were present to their full capacity. The calming images of nature
depicted in Ms. Barton's compositions related a softness in their
themes as well as in her approaches to the subjects she exquisitely
captured on canvas.
softness touches the essence of not only the images that are depicted
but of the viewer him/herself. A sense of longing for a simpler
environment closer to the ways of nature is created only to have that
longing satisfied by truly opening one's eyes to perceive everything
that is within and beyond the frame of each piece. A contemplative
calmness encases us as we moved from one image to another.
You'll find more photographs taken during the Artist's Reception in
The A Soft Focus Touches the Dutot Gallery at
Barton lives in
Branchville, NJ and became more connected with nature and the
rhythmic process of creation when she became pregnant with her
Therefore, her work
reflects this awareness as she seeks to capture the fleeting
impressions that is indicative of the natural world. Ms. Barton is a
landscape oil painter who works en Plein Air and in her studio. She
also paints celebrities, do commissions, and create pieces in modern
You can learn more about Corine Barton and
her work by exploring her Website at www.corinebarton.com
or her Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/corinebartonartist/?fref=ts.
Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery originated as a brick school house
built c. 1850 by Antoine Dutot who founded the town of Dutotsville
before it was renamed to Delaware Water Gap, PA. In addition to the
exhibitions presented at the gallery, the museum offers tours and
educational opportunities for those who would like to learn more
about the area. The Exhibition featuring the work of Corine Barton
will be on display until August 14th.
The Dutot's next Exhibition will feature the work of Andrea
Levergood. An Artist's Reception is scheduled to be held on Friday
beginning at 7pm. The exhibit will continue to be on display until
until September 4th.
Please Explore The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery Facebook Page at
or their Website at www.dutotmuseum.com
for more information.