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Gloucester gallery showcases colonial people and places

Local artists Cate Kauffman and Bob Carlson are exhibiting their original paintings in a show titled, “Colonial Williamsburg: People and Places,” at Stewart Gallery in Gloucester through Tuesday, March 31. The exhibit opened on Friday.

“The Bookbinder” by Cate Kauffman and ‘Bruton Parish” by Bob Carlson, from left, are two of the works to be exhibited at Stewart Gallery in Gloucester Court House through the end of the month.

Kauffman’s work for this exhibit began over a year ago when she started studying and drawing the costumed interpreters at Colonial Williamsburg. Well known in Gloucester and Kilmarnock for her renderings of birds and woodland creatures, as well as emotional landscapes, Kauffman has now tackled portraiture and figure painting, a release stated. The figures in this exhibit include a bookbinder, leatherworkers, a cook, and tourists interacting with the historical characters, as well as many others.

Carlson’s architectural paintings of colonial buildings and ...

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