Artist’s Reception: Friday, May 5th, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Francis X. Donovan, a self-taught local artist with a career spanning over 40 years, will be showcasing and selling his wooden sculptures and paintings in his LOST CAT POP-UP Gallery in Fairhaven May 1st – 31st. A percentage of each sale will be donated to a charity of the buyer’s choice.
Showcasing Artist: @FrancisX.Donovan
Gallery Location: 1315 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225
Exhibit on Display: May 1st – May 31st
Regular Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 11:00am – 4:00pm
By Appointment: (360) 927-8780
(b. 1953, Boston, MA. Lives and works in Bellingham, WA.)
Francis Donovan is a self-taught artist who has been active for his entire life. His career spans more than forty years and his works are inspired by his close observation of his surroundings. As an avid world traveler, Donovan displays on canvas the essence of disparate cultures. In his own words, Donovan “infuses the canvas with the colors of Brazil, the crispness of Iceland, the romance of France and the classics of Italy, Greece and the Orient. Read full bio at Gallery Syre.
You can see images of Donovan’s works from Gallery Syre: Exhibition Artists From The Pacific Northwest.
An excerpt from the Gallery Syre exhibition video interview with Donovan (starts @ 2:05 min.)
“all of the art
whether it’s the sculptures
they’re all connected
I go with my experiences in life
and my imagination”
click here or on image to hear the rest….
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