Guilford artist, Daniel J. Harrington, will be having an exhibit of his gouache (opaque watercolors) paintings at Cooperative Gallery 213 on State Street, Binghamton. The opening reception will be August 1st, 2014 from 3-9 P.M. which is part of Binghamton’s popular first Friday art walk. The show will be up from August 1-30th. Gallery hours are Friday 3-6pm and Saturdays 12-4pm.
Harrington graduated from Bainbridge-Guilford High School in 1995. During his high school years he took all the art classes he could as well as photography. While in high school one of his paintings won a first prize at the annual Bainbridge art show. He also won Best of Show in that same show three years ago. Harrington is now a full time painter working exclusively in Gouache.
Daniel Tennant, former art teacher at BG (1976-2008) was Dan’s teacher for most of his art classes, will also be showing five of his original gouache paintings. Mr. Tennant said that Dan was one of those rare individuals that was good at every medium he tried but was especially gifted at using gouache (opaque watercolors). This is the medium Mr. Tennant has been using since 1979 and Dan took to it like a duck does to water.
As well as a full time artist, Harrington also owns and operates a business, (HARRINGTON Photography, ART and Framing) located in Sidney, NY. Dan is a superb custom framer, does giclee prints on canvas and paper, is a busy photographer and also has an active painting studio. With twin daughters and a farm to maintain he is a busy guy.
Harrington states, “ I am very pleased to be able to have some of Daniel K.Tennant’s paintings in my show. I feel privileged to have been taught by him. His paintings are extremely powerful. He was an amazing teacher in High School and has remained a good friend and mentor to this day.”
Harrington has a strong connection to his rural surroundings which can be seen in his realistic paintings. In 2011his painting, titled “ Grandma’s Cellar” which depicts mason jars with cob webs and a deer antler, won the regional juried art show held annually by the Cooperstown Art Association. Harrington’s featured painting in “REALISM WITH GOUACHE “ is titled “Hay Day” and depicts an old pitch fork leaning against a hay shoot.
Regular hours are Thursdays 5-8 pm, Fridays 3-6 pm and Saturdays 12-4 pm and by appointment. All events in conjunction with this show are free and open to all.
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The Cooperative Gallery 213 is a popular stop on the First Friday Art Walk and a member of the Gorgeous Washington Association. The gallery has played an important role in the arts renaissance in downtown Binghamton for the past 11 years. Regular gallery hours are Fridays 3-6 pm and Saturdays 12-4 pm and by appointment with the exhibiting artists. Contact the gallery at Info@cooperativegallery.com and check out events listings at either www.cooperativegallery.com or the calendar at www.binghamtonbridge.org.
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The Cooperative Gallery 213 has been a pioneering presence on State Street, now the hub of the arts renaissance in Binghamton. Cooperative Gallery 213 is a popular stop on the highly successful First Friday Art Walks which occur monthly from 3 to 9 pm. The gallery is open every Friday 3-6 pm, every Saturday noon-4 pm and by appointment with the featured artist or any member. Cooperative Gallery 213 213 State Street Binghamton, New York 1390 (607) 724-3462 Gallery hours: Fridays 3-6 p.m. First Fridays 3-9 p.m. Saturdays 12-4 p.m. Add me to your e-newletter Our newletter arrives ONLY once a week and can be stopped at any time.