Thursday, February 23, 2012

Art sale: Doug Gorrell

Posted By on Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 11:59 AM

Painting by Doug Gorrell
  • Painting by Doug Gorrell

There won't be any work by Degas there, but folks who love the dance and paintings of dancers should check out "Picturing Movement," a sale and show of paintings by Doug Gorrell to benefit Ballet Arkansas tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the THEA Center, 401 Main St., North Little Rock.

Ballet company members Leslie Dodge, Lauren McCarty Horak, Toby Lewellen, Anna Maris, Sean Porter and trainee Jake Catlett will do "mini-performances" during the event. All proceeds from the sale of Gorrell's work will go to Ballet Arkansas.

More on Gorrell, whose studio is at 4th and Maple in North Little Rock, from a press release:


Doug Gorrell has been painting for over 25 years. He studied at the Academy of Art College, the Fechin Institute and the Scottsdale Artists' School. Over the course of his painting career, Doug has been recognized by numerous fine art publications, including the International Artist magazine as a Master Painter of the World - USA, and the in the North Light Book "Best of Flower Painting 2", for his excellence in painting. His work has been featured in many national shows and can be found in hundreds of private and corporate collections. Doug's painting travels have taken him throughout the United States and abroad including France, Italy, Mexico, Sicily, and Spain.

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