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  1. 1. SavannahNOW | Watercolor Wonderland - 08/27/2005 Page 1 of 2 news archive | site map SEARCH HOME » CLASSIFIEDS » Local News Web posted Saturday, August 27, 2005 Clear NEWS » 73° SPORTS » Watercolor Wonderland Forecast | Tides OPINION » COLUMNISTS » Artist's 25 new compositions on display at Hospice Savannah through the end CELEBRATIONS » of August OBITUARIES » BUSINESS » Allison Hersh ENTERTAINMENT » For the Savannah Morning News CITY GUIDES » Enter Search Term and Click to view the Slideshow FORUMS » Location Search Text Examples: COMMUNITY » Hospice Savannah provides a positive, supportive • hotels by the Savannah environment for people in the last stages of life. In Airport keeping with that mission, the Hospice Savannah Art • pizza near 31401 MEMBER SERVICES Gallery offers uplifting, inspiring art by local artists that provides a glimpse of the remarkable beauty of You are not logged in the natural world. Login / Logout Search My Account / FAQ Maureen E. Kerstein, an accomplished watercolor painter who moved to Richmond Hill three years ago, Click to view the What's this? exhibits 25 new compositions in an exhibit on display Slideshow quot;Beachcomberquot; by at Hospice Savannah through the end of August. Events: November Maureen E. Kerstein Florals, landscapes and seascapes define the heart and SMTWT FS soul of this solo exhibit. E-mail story 12345 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 quot;I'm very impressed by her work,quot; said Donna Print story Vandable, volunteer services associate at Hospice Your opinion Savannah. quot;I think that this show has been very 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Top Jobs »View All successful.quot; » Want to work for the best 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 HVAC Co.? We are currently loo... Kerstein paints the requisite magnolias blossoms in full bloom, ducks floating on a 27 28 29 30 summer pond and egrets wading in marshes that most local landscape artists feel » Wexford Plantation is seeking experienced compelled to create, demonstrating an impressive technical ability working with this Controller/CFO ... notoriously difficult medium. CONTACT US » MORTGAGE LOAN Newsroom - ORIGINATOR The Coastal However, her abstracted seascapes, with their rich textures and striated bands of Bank is currently see... Advertising - color, demonstrate her passionate, visceral experiments with watercolors. Her Home Delivery - » COBURG DAIRY Full time seascapes use water as a point of departure, offering striking meditations on form and Shipper needed in our color. Savannah offi... AFFILIATED SITES Augusta »View All Bluffton Today - quot;I like to experiment with materials and techniques,quot; she said. quot;I pour paint and throw » News & Community Best Read Guide - paint. I've developed a special technique to make the waves look like water moving Producer The Augusta ApartmentFinder - Chronicle has an imm... on the paper.quot; Coastal Senior - Athens »View All Coastal Antiques - Savannah Magazine - » FOOD SERVICE Paintings like quot;Magnificent Blue Sea,quot; with its jewel-like combinations of sapphire and OPENINGS UGA The Boot and JetStream - aquamarine, create an animated effect, capturing the kinetic energy of the waves, the University of Georgia Food surf and the sea. Ser... Print Ads »View All quot;Lime Seascapequot; and quot;Violet Seascapequot; uses strong horizontal brush strokes and » Job Fair - Wayne bright pigments to create otherworldly celebrations of the sea that shimmer with Memorial Hospital golden pigment and suggest the primal magic of water. » Job Fair - Columbia College quot;I am drawn to the water and the beautiful coastal landscape,quot; she explained in her artist statement. quot;My paintings spark the imagination by capturing the essence of my subject. I invite my viewer to take a closer look, to participate in the painting, and to experience the reason I love to paint.quot; Kerstein takes her experiments one step further in quot;Sea Creatures,quot; a large format » Home Search file://C:Documents and SettingsHP_AdministratorMy DocumentsMY ARTAdvertisingSavannahNO... 5/19/2006
  2. 2. SavannahNOW | Watercolor Wonderland - 08/27/2005 Page 2 of 2 watercolor defined by strong horizontal bands of cobalt blue, malachite and amber. » Property Transfers Spiky green and white forms, which recall abstracted shrimp or sea urchins, stretch Top For Sale »View All across the center of the composition, adding a rich, textural dimension to the work. » Wilmington Island Just listed 4BR/3BA, 3200sf on Unfortunately, the artist adorns some of her best seascapes with white quot;vquot; shapes, 1ac, upda... which suggest birds in flight, giving a cliché, childlike edge to otherwise inspired » Effingham Co. Guyton compositions. She also glues plastic flowers onto the surface of one watercolor with Area. FSBO. 2 lots. 1ac on less than successful results. Kerstein's work is at its strongest when it strips its 1.5ac stoc... subject matter down to minimalist, abstracted forms and colors. » Wilmington Island Just listed marsh front condo. Very priv... A signature member of The Georgia Watercolor Society, Kerstein is also a juried » Coastal Cottages! member of the Atlanta Artists Club, an exhibiting member of the Southern Watercolor Located on Colonel's Island. Society and a juried member of the international artist group Aquafolio. This lovely... Top For Rent »View All Her recent work has been featured in the Georgia Watercolor National Exhibit and The » Commercial PROPERTY Hilton Head Art League's National Juried Art Exhibition and is on permanent display at FOR Lease or Sale. Gallery 209 on River Street and The Gallery in City Market. 6000sq.ft. Warehou... » Henderson Golf Community, 1.5 story 3Br, After living near the water for 15 years in Florida, Kerstein spent seven years in 2.5Ba home in 2... Atlanta, where she admits that she felt landlocked. » Wilmington Island 16 Calibogue Rd, in quot;I was so excited to get back to the ocean when we moved to the Savannah area Islandwood. Newly re... three years ago,quot; she said. quot;I haven't stopped painting ever since.quot; » Southside Woodhouse Lane, 2BR 1.5BA move in cond. imme... Print Ads »View All » AHM Mortgage IF YOU GO » First Bank Mortgage - Lock in now What: New watercolors by Maureen E. Kerstein When: through Aug. 31 Where: Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Drive For more information: (912) 629-1043 More Local News • BREAKING NEWS: PSC approves rate increase for Savannah Electric • Returning soldiers bombarded with love • Superintendent wants district to believe the hype • A question of ethics ? • Seabrook, see trash • National study links medical debt to housing woes • Officer attacked during traffic stop • First of two public meetings on downtown master plan held • Closeups: School Briefs • Closeups: Health Briefs • Community Calendar US News Updated 4:49 PM ET • Criminal probe set for New Orleans levees • Time catching up to World War I veterans • Insurance woes, illegal aliens linked • Five more New Orleans cops are fired • More News Copyright 2005 Savannah Morning News. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy. Six-time Digital Edge Award winner file://C:Documents and SettingsHP_AdministratorMy DocumentsMY ARTAdvertisingSavannahNO... 5/19/2006