By Jeremy Vaughan
Available for viewing until August 31
(Summer Frog Pond – Jeremy Vaughan)
Teichert Gallery presents “Waterways” by Jeremy Vaughan, a diverse collection of 18 paintings inspired by the sometimes serene, often dynamic, waterscapes of Nova Scotia.
(Big Wave – Duncan’s Cove – Jeremy Vaughan)
Works will be available for sale online and in the gallery during the exhibit. Rentals will begin on September 1, 2020.
(Greenbay Beach – Jeremy Vaughan)
For more interactive viewing, the exhibit will also be on Teichert Gallery’s Flickr Page.
(Birches and Pond – Jeremy Vaughan)
This summer, I have been swimming a lot, especially with my daughter Holly, who loves to swim and seems to have the playful, inexhaustible energy of a dolphin in the water. I have always found water beautiful to look at. More and more, I also love the way water feels, and the way it makes me feel calm, grounded and well. Perhaps because I am with Holly swimming so much, and feeling proud of her, and loving her energy, her fun and lovely spirit, I am more fully tuned into gratitude and open to the grace of water, and of life in general.
I have been trying to focus on gratitude whether I am swimming, or taking photos to paint from while hiking or kayaking, experiencing joy in nature, trying to soak it all in, observing the wonderful shapes of the natural world. I feel like I am not alone in a renewed feeling of gratitude to our wonderful province here, especially during the pandemic. Being in nature and visiting more of the beautiful beaches we have so near to us is truly medicinal in troubling times. We are blessed to have such beauty around us. And it is profoundly bittersweet to be in love with our natural surroundings at a time when our planet is warming so quickly, and we are altering and harming nature on so many fronts.
Perhaps, by feeling a deeper connection to nature, we will take its protection more personally, as if it were a much loved family member without whom we would be lost.
About Teichert Gallery
Teichert Gallery is Atlantic Canada’s largest non-profit art sales and rental gallery supporting more than 200 local artists. With a small team of staff and volunteers, Teichert offers over 1,000 works for sale or rent annually in the Gallery and online. For over 40 years, the Gallery has donated all profits to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia to buy art for the Permanent Collection. teichertgallery.ca.
For more information, please contact:
Executive Director, Teichert Gallery