From an article in Union of Maine Visual Artists Magazine:
The inside gallery at Berry’s, 153 Main St, downtown Waterville, features the artwork of Ramona du Houx. Due to popular demand the show, which started in December, continues throughout January.
Ramona du Houx creates fine art photography that looks like watercolor paintings evoking mystery and a sense of wonder. Some find them nostalgic and some mystical. Many have said the images have a healing nature. See more at http://www.photographybyramonaduhoux.com.
Ramona is currently represented by Gallery Storks of Tokyo, Japan and is also a member of the Maine Artist Collaborative and the Harlow Gallery. She currently has another exhibit until the end of the month at the Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress Street, in Portland, Maine.
“For me art reflects where we live in our communities, as well as where an artist is in their heart, mind and soul,” said Ramona. “In 1979 I began to paint with my camera to depict the interconnectedness of nature. I took the initial results to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where they recorded them long ago. The continuing results have been unpredictable, intriguing, and thought provoking.” Continue reading
In December, the Harlow Gallery at 160 Water Street in Hallowell presents a NEW fundraiser, “Holiday Hodgepodge”, a showcase of fine art and craft, including contemporary and vintage original art. Artwork can be purchased off the wall and taken home the same day; 50% of any sold work will benefit programming at the Harlow Gallery while 50% will go to the artist.
The show will run December 3-13, 2014 with an opening reception on Wednesday, December 3, 5-8 p.m. The exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public. On Tuesday, December 2, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. the Harlow Gallery board of directors will host a Gala Preview & Presale event with a $10 entry fee per person, with refreshments and live music. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 12-6 p.m.
Portraits of Barack Obama by Ramona du Houx at the Harlow
The full article is here.
Now on view in the window gallery at the Harlow Gallery in Hallowell, is a limited edition series of photographs of President Elect Barack Obama created by Ramona du Houx of Solon. Du Houx calls these images “Lightgraphs”, and they will remain on view through February 8th.
Ramona du Houx attended the Democratic Party’s National Convention in Denver as a photographer for the College Democrats of America. There she took the opportunity to photograph the newly nominated democratic candidate for president during his famous speech at the Mile High stadium. While other photographers were using high speeds to ensure no blurs du Houx did the opposite.
“Most of the press crew thought I was nuts, until I explained that I was creating a photo that would look like a painting,” said du Houx. Continue reading