By the Sea

530 Burns Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of works by gallery artists inspired by glistening waterscapes. Among the featured, three Sarasota-based female artists--  Katie Cassidy, Bettina Sego and Linda Richichi-- explore the theme from ethereal abstractions to mixed-media works and “plein-air” studies. “By the Sea” runs from November 9 - December 10 at 530 Burns Gallery, 530 Burns Ln Sarasota, FL. The Opening Reception  will be held at the Gallery on Friday, November 9 from 6 to 9PM. This show aims to not only highlight nature’s beauty, but also use the space as a platform for conversations about conservation and how we might better protect our environment.

 

It comes naturally that the leading artists find sanctuary in Sarasota due to its close proximity to awe inspiring waterscapes. Linda Richichi says, “Since moving to the Gulf, my work continues to brighten from the ever-changing light cast across the water’s surface. I see the evolution of a whole new color palette which explores a vast range of prismatic colors that harmoniously singing together.” The works in this show are evocative of a culture guided and captivated by the   power of water.

 

Katie Cassidy is known for her transformative oil paintings. Cassidy says, “inspired by Nature, I take the liberty of expanding and contracting what is before me. I allow myself to submerge into the imagined, uncharted, yet to be discovered, places.” Using subtle shifts in color, Cassidy obscures the brush strokes to create a sublime waterscape. Her work takes the viewer into a new mindset, where there is an inherent calmness and sense of peace.

 

Bettina Sego is a German-American mixed media artist, using layers of ink, acrylic paint, collage, silver or gold leaf, and resin to create vibrancy and depth in her paintings. Sego takes inspiration from nature-- the minuscule fragments and layers which build to give vibrancy to natures surfaces. Sego studied in France and Germany and received a Master of Arts Degree from San Francisco State University. Moving to Florida in 2000, Sego has concentrated increasingly on impeccably combining various techniques within a natural context. Most recently, Sego’s “Gulf” series hones in on the complexities of the waters surface and the lifeforms found within.

 

Linda Richichi is best known for her vibrantly colored “plein air” pastel and oil paintings with layers of texture from loose brushstrokes. Linda continues to push boundaries and explore the spectrum of colors found throughout nature. Phil Lederer of SRQ Magazine described Linda’s recent Solo Exhibition-- “Summer Solo: Linda Richichi showcases the pastel maven at the top of her form as a master of color and light, whether capturing cloud-scenes from Sarasota or the Italian countryside.” The pieces featured in this show specifically look at Richichi’s impressions of the water.

 

For further information and press inquiries, please contact Molly Lindberg at molly@sedacca.com or by phone at 941-951-0620.

 

 

 

Sarasota in the Distance by Linda Richichi

Linda Richichi

Sarasota in the Distance, 2018

Pastel

6 x 8 in (15.24 x 20.32 cm)

$575

Sunkissed by Linda Richichi

Linda Richichi

Sunkissed, 2018

Oil on Panel

24 x 36 in (60.96 x 91.44 cm)

$3,900

In a Blue Mood by Bettina Sego

Bettina Sego

In a Blue Mood

Mixed Media

30 x 30 in (76.20 x 76.20 cm)

$2,700

Currents  by Bettina Sego

Bettina Sego

Currents

Mixed Media

40 x 40 in (101.60 x 101.60 cm)

$4,490

Rhythmic Silence by Katie Cassidy

Katie Cassidy

Rhythmic Silence

Mixed Media

40 x 40 in (101.60 x 101.60 cm)

SOLD

Monarch Run by Tommy May

Tommy May

Monarch Run, 2018

Acrylic on Canvas

44 x 62 in (111.76 x 157.48 cm)

SOLD

Sea Sparkle 2 by Teresa McCue

Teresa McCue

Sea Sparkle 2, 2018

Acrylic on Panel

18 x 18 in (45.72 x 45.72 cm)

SOLD

Typical Morning  by Linda Richichi

Linda Richichi

Typical Morning , 2018

Oil on panel

11 x 14 in (27.94 x 35.56 cm)

$1,375

Sunshower by Linda Richichi

Linda Richichi

Sunshower, 2018

Pastel

6 x 8 in (15.24 x 20.32 cm)

$575

Indigo III by Bettina Sego

Bettina Sego

Indigo III

Mixed Media

20 x 20 in (50.80 x 50.80 cm)

SOLD

Everglades Afternoon by Bettina Sego

Bettina Sego

Everglades Afternoon, 2018

Mixed Media

30 x 30 in (76.20 x 76.20 cm)

$2,950

Seed Puddle Ocean by Carter Wentworth

Carter Wentworth

Seed Puddle Ocean, 2018

Mixed media- Water color & gouache

45 x 31.12 in (114.30 x 79.04 cm)

$12,750

Custoblue Fusion  by Andrea Dasha Reich

Andrea Dasha Reich

Custoblue Fusion , 2018

Mixed Media

80 x 40 in (203.20 x 101.60 cm)

$8,000

Sea Sparkle 3 by Teresa McCue

Teresa McCue

Sea Sparkle 3, 2018

Acrylic on Panel

18 x 18 in (45.72 x 45.72 cm)

SOLD

Sitting and Waiting by Linda Richichi

Linda Richichi

Sitting and Waiting, 2018

Oil

5 x 7 in (12.70 x 17.78 cm)

$475

Calm Morning by Linda Richichi

Linda Richichi

Calm Morning

Oil on Board

8 x 10 in (20.32 x 25.40 cm)

$675

Indigo I by Bettina Sego

Bettina Sego

Indigo I

Mixed Media

20 x 20 in (50.80 x 50.80 cm)

$1,290

Lilt by Katie Cassidy

Katie Cassidy

Lilt

Oil on Canvas

60 x 20 in (152.40 x 50.80 cm)

$3,000

Resin Vessel by Andrea Dasha Reich

Andrea Dasha Reich

Resin Vessel, 2018

Resin

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$1,200

Iridescent Sea  by Teresa McCue

Teresa McCue

Iridescent Sea , 2018

Acrylic on Canvs

30 x 40 in (76.20 x 101.60 cm)

$3,000

Beach Walker by Linda Richichi

Linda Richichi

Beach Walker, 2018

Pastel

11 x 14 in (27.94 x 35.56 cm)

$1,375

Life Aquatic by Bettina Sego

Bettina Sego

Life Aquatic

Mixed Media

36 x 36 in (91.44 x 91.44 cm)

$3,650

The Deep Blue by Bettina Sego

Bettina Sego

The Deep Blue

Mixed Media

40 x 40 in (101.60 x 101.60 cm)

$4,490

Unattended by Katie Cassidy

Katie Cassidy

Unattended

Oil on Canvas

40 x 30 in (101.60 x 76.20 cm)

$2,100

Resin Vessel by Andrea Dasha Reich

Andrea Dasha Reich

Resin Vessel, 2018

Resin

()

$1,200

Sea Sparkle 1 by Teresa McCue

Teresa McCue

Sea Sparkle 1, 2018

Acrylic on Panel

18 x 18 in (45.72 x 45.72 cm)

$1,200

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