July 24, 2017 - Chloe Reichel
"Elizabeth Whelan’s voice was hoarse. Her seven-hour marathon art opening on Saturday was about halfway through and already she had done a lot of talking.
Suesan Stovall, in person and in paint, and Elizabeth Whelan. — Jeanna Shepard
Every 15 minutes on the dot, she made her way over to one of the 24 artist displays in the Grange Hall and spoke about the work. Then she unveiled a portrait she had painted of the artist.
“I was an illustrator and graphic designer, and when I switched over to fine art, I didn’t have a clue,” Ms. Whelan said. “I decided I wanted to come up with a way to thank them, but helping to promote them too.”
So Artists in Art was born.
The exhibition was aptly named — as much as it was a showcase for two dozen Island artists..." READ MORE