Studio Tour 21
Tish Fine Art Plus is an art gallery featuring paintings, sculpture, furniture, glassware, basketry and jewelry, plus greeting cards and a line of handcrafted beauty products. With a focus on local arts and artisans, Tish offers unique items from up and coming creatives for both the seasoned and beginning collector. Tish FIne Arts Plus is a proud supporter of Chestertown RiverArts and its annual Studio Tour.
Barbara Bell - Acrylic and oil paintings- Gaitherburg based, Barbara provides us with a unique take in the world. She sees shape, color an emotion everywhere and shares them in acrylic and oil paint.
Chris Cooke -Based in Chestertown Chris's art may take her from still life, to landscape, to figurative and back again. She describes her work as being all about the paint, the process and the expression of feelings.
Susan Adler Davis - Paintings, jewelry, fabric - Susan is a multi-faceted artist who not only paints, but creates unique jewelry and works extensively in fabric, as well as creating hand made greetings cards
Jane Ferguson - Jane's goal is to express on canvas the beauty that she sees in the everyday and the joy she feels when painting and strives to paint the invisible, those moments in time that each of us carries in our heart.
Donna Finley - Pastels - Pastel is Ms. Finley’s medium. The immediacy, vibrancy and luminosity of soft pastels fulfill her instinctive need to permanently capture moments in time to emphasizes their beauty.
Holly Geddes - Pen and ink, watercolor, pastels, oil, and glass paint - Holly's work shows the strong influence of photography and decorative painting, both in the natural colors and fine detail she uses. She explores techniques using a variety of painting media, including pen and ink, oils, watercolor, pastels and glass paint.
Jamey Krebs - Oil, watercolor, and acrylic - Jamey is another Chestertown resident and a full-time painter. She utilizes watercolor and acrylic, with current focus in oil. Her love for landscapes, old houses, barns and water features capture her attention the most and she has recently begun creating abstract images.
Karen Kuhrt - Karen really enjoys painting in plein air and trying to catch the fleeting light, sometimes changing the scene and abstracting things to capture a mood.
Carol Mangano - Oil and acrylic - Carol demonstrates her impressionistic/expressive style of painting in oil and acrylics. Lovely weather or stormy warnings allow for the changing of the color palette. where her paintings reflect the beauty of the homesteads, farmer’s markets, landscapes, tree-lined sidewalks, and community events.
Martha Pileggi - Oil and other mediums -Martha Pileggi is a Delaware fine artist creating fine art in a wide variety of media. She is currently devoting most of her efforts to plein air paintings of the Delmarva peninsula and still lifes in oil. She especially enjoys painting the marsh, garden and farm scenes that are so abundant on the peninsula
Inez Santori - Oil, watercolor, and ink - Inez aka Tish is the Gallery Director of Tish Fine Art Plus and is a resident of Chestertown having made the journey across "the pond" from England in 2014. She became known in the area for her vibrant floral creations in acrylic, watercolor and ink and has recently turned her attention to her own unique interpretation of the surrounding scenery.
Paul Santori - Oil on canvas, acrylic on canvas - Paul is a painter and musician living on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and the recipient of awards in national exhibitions. You will see different types of Paul’s work: abstract, realist and surrealistic; his art can be found in local, national, and international collections. Paul’s studio on the outskirts of Chestertown is also open for the 21st RiverArts Studio Tour, 2021.
Barbara Slocum - Barbara has a BA in Fine Arts, is a national award-winning art director/graphic designer and a published illustrator/artist. Barbara’s paintings are representations of places she has been and of people she knows. Her inspiration is drawn from observation, catching moments filled with emotions, and capturing the unusual in the everyday.
Julie Black Smith
Barbara Snyder - When Barbara surveys the landscape she watches for repeated shapes and colors. She is also interested in light and color and how it creates contrast. Barbara paints to express the feeling of the landscape, increasingly aware of the basic shapes, colors and negative spaces, using less and less detail to express the strength, awe and mystery.
343 High St., Chestertown, MD 21620