1858 - 1942
Exhibition and Sale
Now through December 31, 2012
Noted author and CP Adams historian Steve Andreas
spoke to a full house at Saks Galleries Cherry Creek this past Saturday. The rare selling event and exhibition presented by Saks Galleries coincides with the upcoming Denver Art Museum exhibition "Rocky Mountain Majesty" opening next month.
|Noted author Steve Andreas speaking at Saks Galleries|
|Patrons at the C P Adams Exhibition|
|Andreas explaining the execution of Adams Works|
Charles Partridge Adams moved to Denver from Massachusetts in 1876 at the age of 18. A year later he began working at the Chain and Hardy bookstore, where he received encouragement for his artistic interests from Helen Henderson Chain, who had been a pupil of the noted artist, George Inness. A three-month camping trip in the Rockies with another young artist in 1881 resulted in numerous sketches and paintings. In 1885 he traveled to the east coast, and visited the studios of George Inness and Worthington Whittredge, and the following year he visited the California studios of William Keith and Thomas Hill. Though not isolated from other artists, Adams was largely self-taught, experimenting with different styles and techniques, continuing to use those that best served his vision and his subject matter.
Visit Saks Galleries in Cherry Creek and enjoy the works of Charles Partridge Adams.
|C P Adams "Mt. Gilpin" 9 x 12 oil on canvas|
While in the gallery, explore the annual
exhibition now through December 31, 2012. The juried exhibition has 165 contemporary miniature paintings and sculptures available for Holiday gifting.
3019 East 2nd Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80206