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February 9, 2019

Philip Koch’s studio in Hyperallergic

Somerville Manning artist Philip Koch’s workspace is featured in the current installment of the series “A View From the Easel” in Hyperallergic magazine.

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Betsy Eby paintings in new Miami restaurant

February 9, 2019

Art takes a front seat at new Miami restaurant, Ad Lib, with original paintings in a gallery-like setting. We are thrilled to share that a large triptych by Betsy Eby is hung prominently in the space. Click here to read more About.

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Sarah McRae Morton, Crown, 2018, Oil on linen, 35 x 35 inches

Sarah McRae Morton in American Art Collector Magazine

December 14, 2018

Sarah McRae Morton feature din December 2018 issue of American Art Collector Magazine .

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Vicki Vinton in JunXion Magazine

December 12, 2018

JunXion Magazine - A Month with an Artist .

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Christine Lafuente featured in juried show at VisArts

December 12, 2018

Founded in 1987, VisArts is committed to their mission of transforming individuals and communities through the visual arts. .

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Timothy Barr on Art Watch Radio

December 12, 2018

Painter, Timothy Barr and Director of Somerville Manning Gallery, Rebecca Moore talk about Barr's solo exhibition. .

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Sarah McRae Morton on Art Watch Radio

December 12, 2018

Painter, Sarah McRae Morton and Director of Somerville Manning Gallery, Rebecca Moore talk about McRae Morton's solo exhibition. .

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Michael Doyle on Art Watch Radio

December 12, 2018

Painter, Michael Doyle and Director of Somerville Manning Gallery, Rebecca Moore talk about Doyle's solo exhibition. .

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Philip Koch exhibition at Burchfield Penny Art Center

May 8, 2018

The work Burchfield Penney Artist In Residence Philip Koch created over the past 2.5 years will be the subject of an exhibition on view from April 13 – July 29, 2018. .

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Martha Stewart admires aluminum “Alexander” by Rikki Morley Saunders

May 3, 2018

About the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show, Martha writes, "I spotted this peacock right away and had a couple photos taken of me standing next to it. It reminded me of my beautiful blue peacocks at home." .

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J. Clayton Bright in featured the Hunt Magazine

March 29, 2018

J. Clayton Bright featured in the Hunt Magazine .

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Francis Di Fronzo featured in "Better Call Saul"

Exhibited Artists in TV & Film

February 28, 2018

Artists who have exhibited with Somerville Manning Gallery have appeared in a number of movies and television shows. Here are some examples! .

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George A. Weymouth Exhibition at the Brandywine River Museum of Art

February 7, 2018

The Way Back: The Paintings of George A. Weymouth January 27, 2018 to June 3, 2018 on view at the Brandywine River Museum of Art Chadds Ford, PA.

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Henriette Wyeth Exhibition at the James A. Michener Art MusEUm

February 7, 2018

Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective open at the James A. Michener Art Museum Doylestown, PA .

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Old Man & The Sea, 15 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4", bronze

Julia Levitina exhibits alongside Rodin

February 7, 2018

Julia Levitina to exhibit along Rodin at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park .

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Drew Ernst painting to hang in Presidential Library

February 7, 2018

Drew Ernst presents Laura Bush with painting to be hung in Presidential Library .

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Bo Bartlett Center Opening

February 7, 2018

Bo Bartlett Center Opening 921 Front Avenue Columbus State University River Park Campus Columbus, GA.

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Artist Panel Discussion – Art History Influencing the Creative Process

September 24, 2017

Artist Panel Discussion - Art History Influencing the Creative Process Thursday, September 28th 6 PM .

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Somerville Manning Gallery feature in American Fine Art Magazine

August 2, 2017

American Fine Art Magazine May/June 2017 "Careful examination of his subject and a multitude of studies was his style.".

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Feature by Bo Bartlett in Hyperallergic Magazine

August 2, 2017

Hyperallergic Art Magazine July 2017 "Andrew Wyeth was my artistic father, my mentor. I think of him everyday. I am grateful for our time together. ".

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Somerville Manning Gallery participating in Art on Paper fair in NYC

February 21, 2017

Art on Paper, NYC March 2 - 5, 2017 John Baeder, Bo Bartlett, Jim Dine, Francis Di Fronzo, Keith Haring, Hans Hofmann, Robert C. Jackson, Wolf Kahn, Stuart Shils, Jamie Wyeth .

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Timothy Barr featured on cover of American Art Collector Magazine

October 4, 2016

American Art Collector Magazine September 2016 Visiting the Reading Public Museum in Pennsylvania as a boy, Tim Barr was captivated by N.C. Wyeth’s painting ... .

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Greg Mort Lecture at Stroud Water Research Center

October 22, 2015

Greg Mort Lecture The Art os Stewardship Stroud Water Research Center Wednesday, November 4, 6-8 PM .

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Jon Redmond, Chanterelles, oil on board, 10 x 10 inches

Jon Redmond featured in Plein Air Magazine

February 6, 2015

Plein Air Magazine March 2015 "In Jon Redmond's paintings, the subject matter is nearly surpassed by the artist's process." .

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Somerville Manning Gallery feature in The News Journal

February 5, 2015

The News Journal January 2015 "Art collectors are passionate about the art they collect, and definitely Wyeth collectors are extremely passionate," Manning said. .

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Jamie Wyeth exhibition review – Chester County Press

January 31, 2015

Chester County Press January 2015 "The show is admirably broad and diverse, with works that touch on most of Wyeth's cyclical artistic themes. " .

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Jamie Wyeth in Delaware Today Magazine

January 2, 2015

Delaware Today Magazine December 2014 Since the death of his famous father, Andrew Wyeth, the last in a succession of renowned painters, explores strange new territory in his work. A major retrospective shows the evolution of an American artist. .

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Jamie Wyeth in The Hunt

January 2, 2015

The Hunt December 2014 “I look at myself as just a recorder," Wyeth says. "I just want to record things that interest me in life." .

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Peter Sculthorpe in American Art Collector Magazine

November 12, 2014

American Art Collector November 2014 “The energy they exude brings back all that energy I felt and what I really saw in the two to three hours it took to do the sketch." .

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Man’s Best Friend exhibition featured on WHYY

November 12, 2014

Somerville Manning Gallery's exhibition titled Man's Best Friend - The Art of the Dog featured on WHYY television program November 2014 .

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Rikki Morley Saunders featured in Sculpture News

September 20, 2014

Sculpture News Summer 2014 I am passionate about capturing that moment that sings to me, one which both exemplifies and conveys how special that animal is... .

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Timothy Barr, Stroud Preserve, 2014, oil on panel, 24 x 24 inches

Timothy Barr in American Art Collector Magazine

August 27, 2014

American Art Collector Magazine September 2014 "I want to learn how to paint it so that it speaks for itself when the painting's done..." .

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Jamie Wyeth named Top 50 People Shaping the State of Maine

July 10, 2014

Maine. Magazine June 2014 “His most dynamic and energized work comes his ability to connect the world of contemporary art to his long understanding of both American art and art from around the world.” .

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Somerville Manning Gallery Named Best Art Gallery in Delaware

July 2, 2014

July 2014 Delaware Today Magazine Somerville Manning Gallery named Best Art Gallery in the State of Delaware .

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Greg Mort featured in Maine Home + Design

July 2, 2014

Maine Home + Design July 2014 “The duality of the painting is symbolic of my contrasting fears and fascinations with Maine.” The ocean’s overwhelming power is capable of wearing down rock into a smooth stone... .

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Jamie Wyeth, Kestrel, 1985, combined mediums on paper, 18 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches

American & European Masters featured with WHYY

May 27, 2014

NEWSWORKS - WHYY April 2014 Picasso and Renoir are in town, as are Georgia O'Keeffe and John Singer Sargent. Well, sort of... .

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N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945), Octave Plunged, 1920, oil on canvas, 36 x 25 inches

American & European Masters featured in American Fine Art Magazine

April 25, 2014

May/June 2014 American Fine Art Magazine “Every year, Somerville Manning Gallery, one of the world’s leading experts on the Wyeth family of artists, hosts a show featuring works by the Wyeths" .

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Jane Morris Pack, Blue Pigment, 2013, oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches

Under the Influence featured in the Wilmington News Journal

March 7, 2014

March 6, 2014 The News Journal All artists borrow techniques, applications, colors and depth perception from those who came before them, while adding their own distinctive impressions and meanings. .

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Works by gallery artists selected for Hollywood film set

December 27, 2013

Somerville Manning Gallery artists, Timothy Barr, Vicki Vinton, and Rikki Morley Saunders were selected, by production designers, to have their work appear in the sets of the upcoming film, Franny, starring Richard Gere and Dakota Fanning. .

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Greg Mort, Snow White, 2013, watercolor, 21 x 28 inches

Greg Mort featured with WHYY

December 5, 2013

December 2013 WHYY - NEWSWORKS “They were incredibly white, almost blindingly bleached white by the sun,” Mort described. “I grabbed a bag of them. A perfect fit for the nautical life in Maine. .

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Greg Mort, Shades of White, 2013, watercolor, 21 x 29 inches

Greg Mort – Into White featured in American Art Collector

November 14, 2013

November 2013 American Art Collector Magazine "Clearly, some of the most profound statements are made with a subtle whisper rather than the stomping of feet..." .

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Three Generations of Wyeths Look Down in the Walls Street Journal

October 11, 2013

October 2013 The Wall Street Journal They reveal how the Wyeths have perpetuated a living tradition of late-19th-century Realism through the present... .

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Rikki Morley Saunders, Gift in Velvet, bronze, 49 x 53 x 22 inches

Rikki Morley Saunders – Essence of the Animal

October 9, 2013

October 2013 American Art Collector Magazine Pennsylvania sculptor Rikki Morley Saunders works only from life, spending countless hours observing animals in their habitats, learning their language and studying their form. .

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33rd Anniversary for Somerville Manning Gallery

September 20, 2013

Since 1981 Somerville Manning Gallery has been committed to exhibiting art from the historic tradition of the Brandywine Valley, to presenting the best of regional artists, and to bringing to Wilmington artists of national and international stature. .

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Jon Redmond, Pink Pants, oil on board, 26 x 20 inches

Jon Redmond – Brandywine Valley

August 21, 2013

September 2013 American Art Collector Magazine “Redmond paints the familiar surroundings of Chester County not because they're innately and overwhelmingly beautiful but because he seeks beauty in the everydayness of his life” .

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Bo Bartlett featured in Huffington Post

August 7, 2013

July 2013 Huffington Post The paintings address relationship -- what it means to see and be seen -- but they are not objectifications. .

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Wall Street Journal – Wyeth paintings at NYC auction

May 29, 2013

May 23, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Six paintings by the famous Wyeth family of artists have sold for just over $2 million at a New York City auction. They included Andrew, Jamie and N.C. .

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The Wall Street Journal evaluates the Wyeth Dynasty

May 25, 2013

May 16, 2013 by Stephanie Cohen The Wall Street Journal The first time Eric Sambol saw a painting by Andrew Wyeth, in 1976, he was a teenager on a school field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He says the paintings "awoke something" in him..

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Andrew Wyeth’s World in New York Times – Travel Section

May 25, 2013

May 24, 2013 by Geraldine Fabrikant The New York Times For nearly 60 years the artist Andrew Wyeth spent every fall and winter in Chadds Ford, Pa. .

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Robert Jackson featured in The Hunt magazine

May 3, 2013

March 8, 2013 By Erich Engel The Hunt “I’ve made a deal with myself. I never work on a painting that doesn’t have a reason. It needs a narrative and needs a story,” said Jackson. .

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John Marin, Fell Plummer's Wharf, Cape Split, 1933, watercolor, 20 1:2 x 14 3:4 inches

Fine Art Connoisseur features American Masters Exhibition

April 20, 2013

June 2013 Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine Somerville Manning Gallery, however, it's actually all about context, given this firm's unique expertise and ideal location on the outskirts of Wilmington, Delaware. .

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American Masters Exhibition featured in American Fine Art Magazine

April 20, 2013

May/June 2013 American Fine Art Magazine Somerville Manning Gallery presents its annual American Masters exhibition featuring work by the Wyeth family. .

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Alex Kanevsky featured in the Huffington Post

March 29, 2013

March 26, 2013 Huffington Post Anyone can tell you who's already made it, but HuffPost Arts & Culture's On Our Radar series is here to tell you who's about to blow up -- and, in some cases, go pop. .

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Jamie Wyeth featured in Heritage Magazine

March 23, 2013

Spring 2013 by Suzanne Gannon Heritage Magazine for the Intelligent Collector American master paints what he sees. And oftentimes, that includes objects from the collection he keeps on his Delaware farm. .

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Philadelphia Museum of Art displays its first N.C. Wyeth

March 7, 2013

March 6, 2013 The Philadelphia Inquirer By Stephan Salisbury Tuesday, the Philadelphia Museum of Art hoisted its first and only N.C. Wyeth painting onto the wall at the entrance to the American galleries. .

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Greg Mort at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

February 16, 2013

February 2013 From February 16 - May 27, 2013, the Stamford Museum & Nature Center will exhibit paintings Greg Mort .

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The Art of Greg Mort at Academy Art Museum

February 16, 2013

February 2013 From February 16 - March 31, 2013, the Academy Art Museum will exhibit a selection of paintings and drawings of Greg Mort. .

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The Bo Bartlett Center at Columbus State University

January 26, 2013

January 23, 2013 David Houston, director of curatorial at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, will be moving to Georgia to spearhead the opening of The Bo Bartlett Center at Columbus State University’s College of the Arts in downtown Columbus. .

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Peter Sculthorpe – Energy of the Sea

November 23, 2012

January 2012 American Art Collector Magazine “The only way this energy can be contained is in a paintings,” he says. “The paintings will speak to 10 viewers in 10 different ways. To me, that energy says something different depending on what I need from it” .

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J. Clayton Bright, Capturing form through oil and clay

November 23, 2012

October 2012 American Art Collector Magazine “What usually happens is in a sculpture for me it that I see something, a movement or a gesture, which to me is characteristic of that person or animal and I want to capture that particular split second when it happens,” .

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Rikki Morley Saunders, Tarka, bronze, 6 1/2 x 38 x 12 inches

Art and the Animal – Rikki Saunders

November 23, 2012

September 2012 Western Art Collector Magazine “My artistic interest was nurtured by my father who taught me to hunt and fish, to carve in wood, to sit quietly in nature, to observe, and to immerse myself in the character of a wild creature.” .

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Timothy Barr, Brandywine Valley Impressions

November 23, 2012

September 2012 American Art Collector Magazine “Blown away by the volume of interesting landscapes in Chester County and north Delaware region, it’s no wonder to me why such great artists as William Trost Richards and the Wyeths chose to paint there." .

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Woodmere show is more a Doris Staffel-and-friends tribute – Alex Kanevsky

November 23, 2012

August 2012 The Philadelphia Inquirer Article by Edward Sozanski The other major component of Kanevsky's work is multiple vision, drawings that are obsessive re-drawings that imply movement and a search for the perfect line. .

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Exhibit at Somerville Manning Gallery focuses on painters’ relationship to nature

November 23, 2012

March 2012 The Hunt Michael Doyle, Francis Gregory Di Fronzo, and Christine Lafuente, all studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and each has developed their own expression in their paintings as seen in Earth, Sea, and Sky. .

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Three Generations of World-Renowned Art: Greenville Gallery Celebrates the Masters

November 23, 2012

May 2012 The News Journal Article by Betsy Price In between the Matisse and Wyeths is a landscape by Milton Avery, who was called the American Matisse and Robert Henri’s portrait of a young girl, which is a real crowd favorite" .

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Eloquent Observation – Tina Ingraham

August 21, 2012

June 2012 Maine Home & Design Magazine Article by Britta Konau While the items seem luscious, the application of paint is sparing. Each brushstroke is deliberately placed without hesitation, and highlights are carefully considered. .

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Art (and Science) Talk with Greg Mort

June 20, 2012

June 2012 The Official Blog of the NEA Interview by Paulette Beete I think there’s an amazing parallel between science and art, like Leonardo da Vinci, who was a scientist and an artist, and for me, both are almost one and the same. .

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“American Masters” Exhibit in its final days at Somerville Manning Gallery

May 23, 2012

May 2012 West Chester Patch Article by Catherin Quillman “American Masters” offers a mini history of many of the key art movements that took place in the 19th century and early part of the 20th century. .

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