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Carolyn Blish - A QUIET PLACE -  LIMITED EDITION PRINT Published by the Greenwich Workshop

          A QUIET PLACE
by Carolyn Blish

Original Retail Price $65.00
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Limited Edition of: 1500
Image Size: 29"w x 19 1/3"h.
Published: February 1979

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The sea is far behind her now. Splashing in the surf is fun but this is special, this quiet place, deep in the dunes. Rushing wings break the silence in sudden, bright surprise and joy waves over the girl as she watches the gull about to alight.

Kneeling here in the sun-warmed sand, all about her she senses summer's foreverness. But even the longest day has its evening and the days of summer must ease their way into fall. Then she will look back when the beach is far away and remember gulls and dunes and too short a day.

Carolyn Blish
Whether recognized as an artist, wife, mother, grandmother, pilot, evangelist or even the "sketching cowgirl" on local television, Blish’s deep personal relationship with God draws her out of her studio to share her faith. The method she has found includes her paintings—not just of the Lord, but of serene shorelines, restful landscapes and children at play. Her formal art education was limited to a single two-week course, but her enthusiasm and desire to learn was unbounded. Even so, she credits watercolorist Edgar A. Whitney as the catalyst of her interest in painting design and structure. Until then, she had studied such other subjects as psychology, philosophy and comparative religion at Bradford Junior College. It wasn’t until she married Stanley Blish and moved to Delaware that her fine art career was created. There, looking for something to spruce up the wall of their first apartment, the newlywed decided to paint it herself. Following that auspicious beginning, Blish became a member of the American Watercolor Society, the American Artists’ Professional League and the Allied Artists of America, while winning awards from The National Arts Club and enjoying sold-out exhibitions and shows. Through her art, writing and speaking, she continues to praise Him in line, color and word. Most recently, her inspirational images have been shared with others with the publication of Drawing Closer: The Paintings and Personal Reflections of Carolyn Blish (The Greenwich Workshop Press).


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