Vermont Woods Studios Handmade Furniture

vermont painters

Jazz Art: Original Paintings on Silk by Linda Marcille

September 28th, 2013 by Peggy Farabaugh

Original silk paintings of New Orleans jazz legends like Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone.  Vermont artist, Linda Marcille.

Linda Marcille’s original silk paintings of New Orleans jazz legends now proudly hang in our Stonehurst fine furniture and art gallery.  Who is the legendary jazz singer above?  Ella Fitzgerald? Sarah Vaughan? Billie Holiday?  Post your answer on Facebook.  These paintings are available for purchase at Vermont Woods Studios for a limited time.

Stonehurst Fine Furniture and Art Gallery

We’re feeling very lucky today.  Our Stonehurst fine furniture and art gallery has been graced by the entire collection of Linda Eaton Marcille’s original New Orleans Jazz silk paintings.

Jazz in Vermont

Who is this legendary jazz and blues guitarist?  BB King?  Buddy Guy?  Robert Johnson?

Who is this legendary jazz and blues guitarist? BB King? Buddy Guy? Robert Johnson?  This collection of original silk paintings by Linda Marcille, is available exclusively at Vermont Woods Studios – Stonehurst Fine Art Gallery.

You might not think of Vermont as being synonymous with Jazz but we actually have quite a respectable jazz and blues community here.  Burlington has hosted the Discover Jazz Fest annually for the last 30 years, proudly featuring such jazz legends as Sarah Vaughan, Lionel Hampton, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Dave Brubeck, Branford Marsalis, Diana Krall… I could go on but you can get the whole run down here on the Discover Jazz Fest website.

Just down the street, we have the Vermont Jazz Center at the Cotton Mill in Brattleboro, VT which is now in its 37th year.  Founded by legendary guitarist Attila Zoller, the Center is now run by pianist, Eugene Uman and features a summer jazz workshop,  monthly concert series, Wednesday night jam sessions, and frequent collaborations with area schools, jazz art organizations and businesses.

Linda Marcille’s Jazz on Silk Series

Who is this famous jazz singer?  Billie Holiday?  Sarah Vaughn?  Ella?

Who is this famous jazz singer? Billie Holiday? Sarah Vaughan? Ella Fitzgerald?  This collection of original silk painting by Linda Marcille, is available exclusively at Vermont Woods Studios – Stonehurst Fine Art Gallery.

It’s not surprising then, that some of America’s most beautiful (and quite possibly the only) jazz paintings on silk come from Vermont.  They are the artistry of Linda Marcille, an award winning artist from Westminster, Vermont whose acclaimed artwork hangs in public and private collections, across the country and internationally.  Now, for a limited time these beautiful and unique paintings on silk are available for purchase at Vermont Woods Studios.

Jazz lovers and art collectors:  hurry to see these paintings at Stonehurst!  I promise you will not be disappointed.  This is world class art.  Read about the interactive and unforgiving nature of the silk painting process in tomorrow’s blog post.  Even at the hands of a master, silk paintings like these can take weeks or even months to complete. The images are created with French steam set dyes that shimmer on the charmeuse silk and the jewelry in each painting is created with a metallic resist called gutta that sparkles like real gold!  This is an unbelievable opportunity to acquire a collection of original silk paintings of your favorite jazz masters at a Vermont price. This is an unbelievable opportunity to acquire a collection of original silk paintings of your favorite jazz masters at a Vermont price.

Who is this jazz singer? Ella Fitzgerald? Sarah Vaughn? Billie Holiday?

Who is this jazz singer? Ella Fitzgerald? Sarah Vaughan? Billie Holiday?

Can You Identify the Jazz Musicians in Linda’s Paintings?

Who do you think the guitarist shown above most resembles?  BB King, George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Charlie Christian, Robert Johnson or Buddy Guy?  How about the sax player?  Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker or John Coltrane?  Give us a shout on Facebook and let us know what you think.

Stay tuned for more jazz paintings on silk tomorrow, including  a mystery trumpeter and a female singer with quintet.

 

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail
css.php