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Stamford Artist Displays 'Painterly Progression' In Fairfield

Mary Louise Long
Mary Louise Long Photo Credit: Submitted

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Art/Place Gallery in Fairfield will host a reception and talk Sunday by Stamford artist and member Mary Louise Long for "A Painterly Progression," a solo show of her paintings. The public is invited to this event, which is from 2-5 p.m.

Long's exhibition kicked off on Thursday and will run until Sunday, Nov. 20.

Long is a Stamford painter and printmaker with a studio in Port Chester, N.Y. She has a bachelor's degree in studio art and a master's degree in printmaking from Montclair State University in New Jersey.

She taught art at Bloomfield College and Montclair Art Museum in New Jersey, and was a visiting artist at Trinity College in Hartford.

Long has exhibited her colorful large-scale paintings and prints in many galleries and museums, including the Housatonic Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Jersey City Museum, the Trenton City Museum, the Slater Museum in Norwich and the Fuller Museum in Brockton, Mass.

She has had 30 solo shows at many venues, including Montclair Art Museum, St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md., The Studio Gallery in Washington, D.C., Bloomfield College and in Connecticut at the University of Connecticut, the Mayor’s Gallery in Stamford, Rockwell Galleries in Westport and Wilton.

The artist’s paintings can also be viewed at Southport Galleries in Southport.

Long's work is also represented in numerous private and public collections in the U.S. She is a member of the Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Stonington Printmakers, The Monotype Guild of New England, the New Canaan Society for Art, the Katonah Museum, the College Art Association, and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

She was a recipient of a Painting Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and is listed in Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who in America 2016.

“My abstract paintings and monotypes focus on brilliant colors and powerful forms," said Long. "Central to this exhibition is 'Infinite Journey,' a large-scale triptych measuring 6 by 12 feet."

The gallery is open Thursday-Sunday afternoons. For additional information, visit or call 203-292-8328.

The Art/Place Gallery is at 70 Sanford St.,  Fairfield.

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