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Welcome to the November issue of the  Geary Gallery Guide.
Hot Roses By Pam Ackley
This November we present "Fascinating Spaces" featuring the meditative portraits, still lifes, and landscapes of New Canaan, CT painter, Pam Ackley. Her exhibit runs November 1 - 30.
 
As the holidays near, it's time to think about gift-giving. If you'd like to give a truly unique gift that will last a lifetime, shop at Geary Gallery and Accent Picture Framing. With our extensive collection of fine art at affordable prices and custom framing services, you'll find the perfect gifts that will become heirlooms. Plus, we now offer gift certificates!

We would like to thank everyone who has supported us throughout the year and wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

Sincerely,

Anne & Tom Geary
(203) 655-6633
info@gearygallery.com

The featured piece of the month is titled,
Secret Wood Deja Vu by 
Gene Sparkman . It's an 18x25 pastel painting priced at $1,250. 


Click here to see this amazing piece!
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Featured Artist: Pam Ackley

Summer Pond By Pam Ackley
Born and raised in New York City and now living in New Canaan, CT, Pam Ackley received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Marymount Manhattan College and a master's degree in clinical social work from New York University. During the 1990s, she ran her own catering business and in September 2006, she began her artistic journey by studying at the Silvermine School of Art in New Canaan. Since then, she has studied under and worked with several renowned artists.
 
Recognized quickly for her meditative -- and sometimes haunting -- works, she specializes in oil on linen portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and pet portraits. She always paints from "live" subjects, never from a photo. "The process of painting has been a journey in self discovery," Ackley says. "To me, everything emotes a mood, whether the object is organic or inanimate."
 
Daisies and Lemon By Pam Ackley
"Painting allows me entrance into that fascinating space, that space that I knew from the inside years ago. Bringing forth the inner quality of my subjects helps me bring my truest nature to my work, as well as allowing me to visit places which would otherwise be disquieting. This is what makes painting so exquisite," she explains.
 
Ackley is the model coordinator for the New Street Guild of Artists, a group she helped found in 2010. NSGA meets twice weekly at their Wilton, CT studio and is exclusivly dedicated to pa inting the model from life. She continues her artistic study both privately and in atelier settings.
 
Ackley has had several solo and group shows in Connecticut including Wilton, Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, Ridgefield, and New Canaan. She is a member of the Silvermine Guild of Artists and Connecticut Women Artists, Inc. She has won multiple juried awards, including first prize in 2012 for "Teapots, Cup and Glass" at the New Canaan Society for the Arts, Spectrum Juried Exhibition; 2013 Best in Show for "Tracey" at the Silvermine School of Art Juried Student Exhibition; 2014 Best in Show for "Repose," Silvermine School of Art Juried Student Exhibition; 2015 Finalist for "Farm Fresh," Art of the Northeast, 65th Annual Juried Exhibition; and 2016 Dog Days of Winter Invitational Exhibition, The Bendheim Galley, Greenwich, CT.
 
To view Pam Ackley's work, visit our online gallery.
 
Her exhibit runs November 1 - 30 and her paintings are available for acquisition. All are welcome and admission is free.

Geary Gallery is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is located at 576 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820. For more information, call (203) 655-6633
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New Artwork by Sunil Howlader
The Holidays are Coming...A Geary Gallery Gift Certificate Makes a Special Gift !

Take the guesswork out of choosing a gift for the holidays with a gift certificate in the denomination of your choosing . Deciding on an art piece can be a very personal choice. Our gift certificates can be used towards any of our original artwork, custom frames, shadow box framing, frame or oil painting repair, or a custom original portrait .
Hole in One Shadow Box
Another Great Custom Gift Idea -- Preserve Their Fondest Memories

Capture a moment or a special memory for a lifetime in a beautifully made shadow box. Made in our Darien gallery, Geary Gallery and Accent Picture Framing are the area experts when it comes to framing everything from important certificates, photos and paintings, to 3D objects. Items from life milestones such as weddings, graduations, First Holy Communions, or important items that hold special memories such as sports jerseys, preserved corsages, baby clothes, toys -- just about anything that holds meaning to you -- can be framed. Bring your treasured pieces to us for framing and learn why our custom frames stand the test of time. Click here to see more custom framing.
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The Owners' Corner -- An Ongoing Exhibit

Nantucket By R. Benjamin Jones
This year we present something very unique. Anne and I have decided to open up our private "vault" and showcase our extensive personal collection of fine art. "The Owners' Corner" features hundreds of our favorite pieces that we've acquired over the past 30 years. The exhibit is ongoing and pieces are available for purchase. We encourage you and your family to stop in often as we will be frequently adding pieces to our selection.

The exhibit is ongoing, Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Prices range from $750 to $20,000 and works will be rotated as they are sold. For more information, please call (203) 655-6633
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Click here to take a virtual tour.

If you'd like to have a truly unique and memorable gift of a custom portrait to give to a loved one. Geary Gallery's portrait service makes it easy and affordable!
Either from a live sitting or photograph, and  whether you'd like a portrait of your children, your pet, home or even your favorite vacation spot, we can match you with the perfect artist chosen for his or her medium mastery . We invite you to view the portfolios of our portrait artists . For more information about our portrait service, contact us today at (203) 655-6633.
Taking Care of Home Repairs? Don't Forget to Clean and Repair Your Paintings and Frames

This is the time of the year for taking care of home repairs. If you have a painting that needs to be cleaned or repaired, or a frame that is chipped or broken, bring it to Accent Restoration and give it new life! We'll bring your treasured paintings and frames back to their original beauty. Our projects hang in leading galleries, museums, historical societies and private residences throughout Fairfield County. Click here to learn more.
We Deliver Your Art to Your Car

To help parents with babies and small children who are unable to easily leave their car, we have Curbside Pick-up service. Just call from your car when you're in the gallery parking lot to pick up your work, and a gallery employee will bring it to you. Call (203) 655-6633.
Geary Gallery and Accent Picture Framing were founded in 1984, and today are Fairfield County's preeminent art gallery and frame shop, featuring an extensive collection of original artwork, and custom framing services. With four elaborate display rooms, Geary Gallery maintains an ambitious exhibition schedule to showcase both Connecticut-based artists with national reputations as well as well-known artists from along the Eastern seaboard. The public can enjoy a new show virtually every five weeks. The Gallery also offers a Custom Original Portrait Service, which matches their favorite artists with customers wishing to commission an original portrait of their family, an individual, pet or home. With an extensive inventory of over 2,000 corner samples, Accent Picture Framing and Restoration is a service that is highly regarded for its master framing techniques as well as precision art restoration services for leading museums, auction houses, and historical societies.

For more information about Geary Gallery and Accent Picture Framing, call (203) 655-6633 or visit our website.

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