On Canvas, Paper & Board—Works by The Silvermine Group of Artists focuses on the work of seven early Silvermine artists: Edmund M. Ashe, Solon Borglum, Helen Hamilton, Addison T. Millar, Charles Reiffel, Frederick Yohn, and Carl Schmitt. A number of the works are being lent by the Carl Schmitt Foundation.
The exhibit highlights the different mediums in which these seven artists worked. As professional artists, they were highly trained draftsmen capable of creating works in oil, watercolor, pastel, pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, and many were accomplished in printmaking and sculpture.
The artwork is grouped by artist, giving the viewer the opportunity to compare and contrast, within one artistís work, the similarities and differences that are imposed by the different mediums and the intended purpose of the art. The layout encourages one to look at the work, style, and technique of each of the artists in comparison to the others.
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