Pat Nickerson's Art Blog

Art auction in Eastham on Cape Cod

Very happy to be part of the special art auction being held at the Eastham Library to benefit the historic Chapel in the Pines. A silent auction is happening now until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by a live auction at 6 p.m. There's some amazing stuff: paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, jewelry,…(continue reading)

2017 Shows and Exhibits

2017 Shows and ExhibitsI have a very full summer of outdoor shows, indoor exhibits, special events, benefits, and permanent gallery displays. If you're in the neighborhood, please stop by to say hello.OUTDOOR SHOWSMondays: Monday Painters / 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.In front of the Gazebo, 713 Main St., DennisJune...(continue reading)

Local Color Gallery Opens May 22

Local Color Gallery opens at 5:00 pm on May 22 for the 2014 season with a kick off reception for a group show entitled " Water's Edge". The show will run from May 22 to June 22. I am one of the local artists who will be there to greet visitors. Please stop in and see everything this wonderful...(continue reading)

Cape Cod Spring

Here on Cape Cod the daffodils are finally popping open their bright yellow bonnets for us all to enjoy. I have had a busy winter painting my Cape Cod seascapes and landscapes. It feels like coming out of a long hibernation.It was a long, cold snowy winter, but in my studio I spent the winter looking...(continue reading)

My Cape Cod seascape and landscape oil paintings exhibit

Thanks to all who came to the reception last night for my exhibit of Cape Cod seascapes and landscapes at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth. My framed oil paintings will be there through Sunday, May 6.If you've never been to the center, and find yourself on Cape Cod looking for something...(continue reading)

New paintings, new ideas

To an artist, winter on Cape Cod means time - time to spend valuable hours painting in my studio. One benefit of this time is the freedom to try some new techniques. I've always been a fan of wet-into-wet painting, and I still am spending plenty of time doing that. I still find wet-into-wet very...(continue reading)