Plymouth Public Library Corporation is delighted to announce a new art installation in The Gallery, Two For The Show, paintings by Maureen Brookfield and Tom Nordquist which will be on display at the Library from June 7, 2017 through next September.
Maureen Brookfield is a representational watercolor artist and has been drawing and painting since she was a child in England. For years, while raising her family, she continued to pursue her love of art and enhance her natural ability by studying and taking workshops with many local, prominent and nationally known artists. Formal studies and Fine Art studio work also included New York’s Parsons School of Design and the Art Center of Northern New Jersey. Maureen has participated in numerous national shows and won many awards.Her paintings can be found in both private and corporate collections across the country and oversees. Maureen has illustrated five children’s books and found it a wonderful and challenging experience. Maureen is a featured artist in “100 Artists of New England” and “Artists Homes & Studios” by Ashley Rooney, published by Schiffer Publishing.
If you are interested in one of Maureen’s paintings, please contact her at [email protected]
A resident of Plymouth, Tom Nordquist is a retired architect. Thanks to the extensive training in graphic presentation from a beaux arts architectural education, supplemented by additional courses in painting and design, he has been able to concentrate on the art of painting since retiring in 1999. A member of the Plymouth Guild, Tom has exhibited frequently at the Plymouth Center for the Arts. Although specializing in watercolor, he works also in pastel,acrylic, and stained glass. In 2016, he participated in the Public Art Initiative to decorate outdoor furniture for the Town of Plymouth. Interested in liturgical arts, he has designed banners, hangings and graphics most recently for Christ Church Episcopal in Plymouth. Tom lives in Manomet with wife Ellen and their two cats. If you are interseted in one of Tom’s paintings, please contact him at (508) 224-5680 or by emailing to [email protected]
To see a complete list of all the paintings included in the show, click here.