You are invited to visit Sloane Merrill Gallery in Boston’s Beacon Hill area for  – “Back to Back” on view through early May.

Open Reception: Friday, April 12  6:30-9pm

This themed group show is a collaborative venture with Boston Figurative Art Center.  Invitational artists include: Damon Lehrer, Jon Nix, Leo Mancini-Hresko, Nick Ward, Rick Berry, Tony Apesos, Gene Dorgan, Paul Goodnight, Brett Gamache, Jim Burke, Freda Nemirovsky, Britt Snyder, Ann Hirsch, Tom Grady, Janet Monafo, Paul Rahilly, & Kelly Carmody. On Friday evening, Sloane Merrill hosts an evening to chat with friends, meet new artists, and enjoy the collection of figurative works by internationally known and emerging regional figurative artists. We’re pleased to have Rick’s oil painting, “Prototype A” (shown below), included in this exciting exhibition.

Please join us Friday! We look forward to seeing you there.

Sheila and Rick
Oil Painting on exhibit at BACK TO BACK group show
Oil Painting on exhibit at BACK TO BACK  Invitational Group Show

Phil Hale comments on Rick Berry influence

Great interview with figurative painter, Phil Hale in AFEK+ED. — “a place where students, professionals, freelancers, and artists can get their daily dose of inspiration from the full spectrum of creativity” “Phil Hale, for those who don’t yet know, is an American figurative painter who now lives and works in London UK. Phil has done some major works for Stephen King, RayGun, Playboy, Spectrum and many other renowned publications worldwide. His award winning portraits are in London’s National Portrait Gallery. In 2008 he was commissioned to paint the official portrait of former prime minister of England, Tony Blair for the House of Commons… Here at AFEKTED we wanted to learn about what inspires Phil Hale”