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January Art Show-“Sentinels and Sirens”
January 6 - January 30
We are happy to announce this month’s art show – Sentinels and Sirens, acrylic paintings of lighthouses and portraits by Jim R. Wilton, on display and for sale January 6th-30th during regular business hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-5. Call 508-949-6232 for more information.
For a brief video interview with the artist, go HERE.
I do acrylic painting of people as well as seascapes and lighthouses. Originally educated and raised in the Webster area, I’ve been in Southhbridge area since 1979 where I married then brought up my sons. I started taking photographs and had a few in shows in New London CT in 2008, even having some published and sold. About 4 years ago, after becoming a fan of lighthouses, I met Polly Seip, artist from Uncasville who painted from one of my photos which in turn inspired me to try to paint lighthouses. Having been a portrait artist, I needed to learn. I’ve since sold several around the country, being inspired from rides and boat trips and visits to some mostly in New England. I even donated a few to lighthouses to help them raise money for supporting them and had one put in a museum.