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SUMMER'S HERE,

HIT THE BEACH!

Join us for our first CMPS Plein Air event hosted at CMPS board member Colleen Jensen’s Mashpee home to catch a day of painting together! Gather at Colleen’s to grab a coffee and refresh from your drive; then head to South Beach.  We will meet back up at Colleen’s house after 1:00pm with our bagged lunches and supplied refreshments while we display our paintings!

  • Wednesday 6/26, 8:00-8:30am arrival, coffee to start the day
  • 8:30 Town South Beach
  • 1:00 back at Colleen’s for light refreshments and our paint out gallery
  • CMPS Members, no charge

*Pack a bagged lunch/snack/water for the day!


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FEATURED MEMBER

Joelle L. Feldman

Joelle Feldman

Born and raised in Normandy, France, Joelle L. Feldman has made New England her home since 1981. Joelle’s lifelong artistic journey continued as a hobbyist until she left a corporate career in 2015 to dedicate herself to painting. She painted for many years in watercolor and oil until she discovered pastels, which have become her medium of choice. Although primarily self-taught, Joelle has learned from and studied with many of the best New England and National Master Pastelists.  

Joelle paints a range of subjects including landscapes, florals, still lifes, and the occasional figure. She is an Associate Member of the Pastel Society of America, a signature member of CMPS, PSNH, PSME and PPSCC. 

Joelle writes: 

I am a representational painter who responds to my immediate environment, a place and a moment in time that feeds my soul and inspires my art. I find great joy in a full range of subjects sharing an intensity of light and saturation of color: From the intense, sun-permeated colors of Provence to the moist blue-green values of my native Normandy and my New England home, I discover the vibrancy, subtleties and shadows that nature may offer at a given moment. I also delight in the form, texture and color found in everyday objects. 

My work is always evolving as I explore new techniques and materials and discover new ways to experiment with the pastel medium, watercolors and oils. 

Her work is represented by galleries in Maine and Massachusetts. http://joellefeldman.com/

Above, clockwise from upper left:

Autumn Leaves in the Nubanusit River

Golden Light on Shaker Mill Pond

Vinalhaven Strata #3

Berries in the Grasses

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