717 Gallery Presents “Water Water Everywhere!” Exhibit by Louis Escobedo


“Anchored” 10×12 oil painting

Through November 25, 717 Gallery in Easton presents “Water Water Everywhere!”featuring paintings by Louis Escobedo, a nationally-recognized artist exclusively represented by the gallery. In this exhibit, Escobedo, with his striking use of color and composition, and eye for capturing the uncommon, has created picturesque depictions of the Chesapeake Bay’s unique landscapes, waterways, and marine scenes.

717 Gallery is pleased to announce that Louis Escobedo, a Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America (OPA), has been accepted from hundreds of applicants into two highly competitive OPA exhibitions. Escobedo’s painting “Salad” was accepted into the 2016 OPA Eastern Regional Exhibition of Traditional Oils, held at the Eisele Gallery of Fine Art in Cincinnati, Ohio through October 8, 2016. Another painting titled “12th Street” was accepted into this year’s OPA Salon Show of Traditional Oils, held at the Castle Gallery of Fine Art in Fort Wayne, Indiana through October 29, 2016.

Looking ahead, Escobedo returns to his Western roots with a special show, “Postcards from the West,” presented by 717 Gallery on November 4-9 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

717 Gallery, located at 717 Goldsborough Street just off Route 50, is the gateway to Easton’s vibrant arts scene.The gallery is open Thursday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm, or by appointment. Parking is available across the street at The Country School. Please note: 717 Gallery will not be open for First Friday Gallery Walk on October 7.More information is available at 717gallery.com and on Facebook. Or contact Yolanda Escobedo by email, gallery717@yahoo.com, or phone 410.241.7020.

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