Madison Art Society announces Town Hall Artists for November and December 8 Campus Drive Madison, Co
The Madison Art Society announces that popular local artists, Donald Trownsell of Madison and Dianne G. Coyle also of Madison will be the Madison Town Hall Artists in November and December. Both painters have different approaches to their art. Don paints landscapes of the local shoreline and Dianne will present her Haitian portraits. Their work can be reviewed at the Madison Town Hall, 8 Campus Drive, Madison, CT during the months of November and December. The exhibit is open to viewers during regular business hours.
Don was a longtime summer resident of Madison before moving here permanently in 2001. Always drawn to the water as a major theme in his artworks, Don previously lived on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and the North Fork of Long Island. Don primarily works in oils and is a trained water colorist. His art tutelage includes working with noted prizewinning artists such as Lou Bonaparte and Salmagundi's Elwood Bengert of New Jersey. While in Hilton Head Don studied with Yvonne Stark of the Hilton Head Academy of Art and the Denver Art Academy.
Don's paintings have been exhibited in many juried shows along the Connecticut shoreline. He is a member of the Clinton Art Society, the Guilford Art League and a former Vice President of the Madison Art Society.
Dianne G. Coyle
Dianne G. Coyle is an elected artist member of the Madison Art Society and the Guilford Art League. Her faces of Haiti series has exhibited at the Clare Gallery, Hartford; Connecticut Hospice, Branford: St. Thomas More Community Center at Yale University. Her works are in private collections in Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Ireland, France and Belize. Dianne's commissioned works include a 20-person family portrait with an Irish cottage, and the portrait of U.S. Olympic Swim Coach, Edward H. Nessel. Her 40 illustrations are featured in a book by Rev. Michael Sequeira entitled: Stories of an Outstanding Cat: Roman Catholic. In a departure from painting in 2018 she she restored a 40" x 52" painting for Our Lady of Peace Church, North Brunswick, New Jersey, and a private a 20" x 24" private collection painting.