Gregory James Gallery Offering Signature Frank Metz Landscapes

July 14, 2021
Pemaquid Point by Frank Metz, Gregory James Gallery

Two of landscape painter Frank Metz’s strongest works from the early 1970s are now on display and available at Gregory James Gallery. Metz, who has a home in Roxbury, CT, and recently turned 96 is known for impeccable draftsmanship that provides the foundation for highly evocative works that have evolved over the years from an…

Pavilion Hall in New Preston: A Motif No 1 for Gregory James Gallery Artists

June 2, 2021
Pavilion Hall New Preston Connecticut painting Jim Laurino

Historic Pavilion Hall may not have the status of Motif No. 1 in Rockport, Mass., but the stylish building perched at the top of New Preston center is a favorite subject for Gregory James Gallery artists. Jim Laurino recently dropped off a new painting of Pavilion Hall as it looks today under the caring ownership…

Artist Woldemar Neufeld’s Summer Scenes of Watch Hill, R.I.

May 17, 2021
Watch Hill Lighthouse, Woldemar Neufeld, Gregory James Gallery

Artist Woldemar Neufeld (1909–2002), originally from Ukraine, lived and worked in the Litchfield Hills from the mid 1940s, and every August he brought his family to a storied summer haven, Watch Hill, R.I. Neufeld’s son, Laurence, fondly recalls the two-week seaside vacations throughout the 50s, 60s, and 70s, when swimming and walking on the beach…

The Allure of Seascape Paintings: Regional Masters at Gregory James Gallery

April 10, 2021
Gregory James Gallery seascapes

For me a work of art must be an elevated interpretation of nature. The search for the ideal has been the purpose of my life. In landscape or seascape, I love above all the poetic motif. —William-Adolphe Bouguereau Art lovers and collectors have treasured seascapes for centuries, and for good reason. Landscape painting as a…

Welcoming Spring With the Paintings of Ralph Della-Volpe, an Unsung Modern Master

March 19, 2021
Ralph Della-Volpe Gregory James Gallery

      Gregory James Gallery welcomes Spring with the light and brightness of the late artist Ralph Della-Volpe, an unsung modern master, as well our popular regional landscape artists Thomas Adkins and Jim Laurino. A Millbrook, N.Y. artist who died at age 94 in November 2017, Della-Volpe based each painting on his observation of something in nature that…

New Batch of Original Neufeld Prints of New York, New Milford, Watch Hill At Gregory James Gallery

March 1, 2021
New Preston, Spring Woldemar Neufeld Gregory James Gallery

Gregory James Gallery has a new suite of original signed linoleum block prints (linocuts) by the late Russian-born artist Woldemar Neufeld, depicting iconic scenes from the past in New York City, New Milford, New Preston and Washington, Conn., and Watch Hill, R.I. The gallery has long been a primary source for original Neufeld linocuts and…

The Allure of Winter Landscapes at Gregory James Gallery

January 15, 2021
Looking West Over Lake Waramaug, 16x20, Thomas Adkins

  “I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape—the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.” —Andrew Wyeth   The arrival of winter occasioned a National Public Radio (NPR) rhapsody about the special bond between artists and the season…

Chris Magadini’s Litchfield Hills Paintings Extend a Vibrant Tradition

December 22, 2020

The pretty rural towns of the Litchfield Hills have provided a haven for artists since the late 18thcentury, including painters and sculptors as famous as Cleve Gray, Jasper Johns, and Alexander Calder, as well as members of the vibrant Kent Art Colony in the first decades of the 1900s, and so many others. Christopher Magadini,…

Bring the Freedom of Flight Indoors With a Unique Work of Art by Bill Rice

December 11, 2020
Gregory James Gallery New Milford CT Bill Rice avian art

Bill Rice of Warren, CT, has been carving and painting avian subjects for more than 40 years, bringing the freedom of flight indoors for collectors and creating a sense of wonder through dynamic renditions of birds in which he captures their beauty, personality, and even spiritual essence, with fine craftsmanship and attention to detail. Born…