June 5, 2023 Submitted by the Hingham Public Library
The Library’s Dolphin Gallery currently features the art of The Art of Barbara Chaisson. Her exhibit, Happy Summer, will be on display through July 6. The public is invited to join the artist for a reception on Thursday, June 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Barbara Chaisson is an award winning mixed media painter with an upbeat sense of color and design. She enjoys painting all things coastal New England from Kennebunkport to the Cape – especially the sailing activity surrounding the Boston Harbor Islands. After capturing a scene plein air, she returns to her studio to add the line and collage work.
She received her formal training at Massachusetts College of Art & Design, earning a B.F.A. degree in Design. She then spent many years as an art director and designer in Boston’s advertising industry. Her work won awards for clients including AT&T, American Express, Bose, Dunkin Brands, Gillette, IBM and McDonalds. Her art direction and design background is evident throughout her paintings.
To learn more please visit her website at barbarachaisson.com.
The Library’s Clemens Gallery currently features Page Railsback’s exhibit The Good Life. The exhibit will be on display through July 6. The public is invited to join the artist for a reception on Thursday, June 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Page Railsback has been painting and teaching on the South Shore as well as in Mexico for many years. She lives in Scituate, is a member of the Copley Society, the South Shore Art Center and shows her work at several Galleries and in her Rockland Studio. She received a Residency at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown in 2013. To learn more please visit her website at PageRailsback.com