Whole Foods Market Art and Food Initiative Maine.
Erin McGee Ferrell
Whole Foods Market- Portland, Maine. Urban Art/ Garden. November
38 x 50 inches
Oil on Hand Stretched Canvas
This painting will be displayed in the Whole Foods Cafe Portland, Maine mid January through mid March 2016.
Painted en Plein Air at Dermot Court Housing Community Garden.
“Across the street”- Community Garden Art Project. Using Art to Bridge community dialogue around food. “
Sponsorship through Whole Foods, The Root Cellar, and Artist and Craftsman Supply. Portland, Maine
American Artist. Erin McGee Ferrell paints en Plein Air at the Boyd Street Community Garden off Portland’s Franklin Street artery. Erin interacts with residents of the community who work individual garden plots.
Mohammed Al Mshakeel, a student from Iraq, photographed me while painting in the garden, Below are his photos.
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The April through November Series of Painting will debut together May 1, 2016 at Erin McGee Ferrell’s Solo show in Indiana at the Jasper Arts Center.
“As the 2015 growing season concludes and the garden lies dormant, I reflect with joy on the many conversations had around art and plants, new friends met, and the impact this project has had on the Maine’s community.”
Erin McGee Ferrell is inspired by architecture merging with landscape. Her work is located throughout the nation in hospitals, corporations and with private collectors . Figurative yet abstract, yet adhering to visual accuracy and measurement. Recently McGee Ferrell has explored mixed media with subjects focused on universal themes. New Series include: Petri Dish, Shifting Thresholds, Night Sails, and Good Dark: The Maine Potato. Erin McGee Ferrell is an influential American Artist and important Contemporary Painter.