Alan Fetterman is a highly recognized and award-winning American artist. He produces work sought and collected for continuing the Pennsylvania and Bucks County impressionist and plein air traditions. As a Kay scholar and graduate of University of Pennsylvania, and Bucks County Community College, Alan transfers knowledge into art. He carries a personal and endearing connection to the rolling landscapes of Pennsylvania, especially those of Bucks County, where he lives. He's a long-standing member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club and a past member of New York City's Salmagundi Club. Featured in 30+ solo exhibitions, his work and life have been profiled in dozens of magazines, columns, and books. Visit Alan's website for more information.
Gay Faulkenberry has been a force on the American art scene for more than three decades. Known for her impressionistic approach to color and light, she is renowned for plein-air paintings of urban and rural landscapes and for studio paintings of intimate still lifes, florals, and interiors. Her work has been featured in leading art publications, including Southwest Art, Plein Air Magazine and American Artist Magazine, and she is represented in corporate, private, and museum collections across the country. A Signature Member of the prestigious Plein-Air Painters of America since 1996, she served as PAPA president and spokesperson in 2008-2009 and is currently a Master member of American Women Artists. Visit Gay's website for more information.
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Christine McHugh is a contemporary landscape painter known for her handling of light and dramatic skies. A self-taught artist and board member of the Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County, she attributes much of her artistic abilities to the “First Sunday Salon” that she hosted for 14 years at her home, Big Tree Studios in Upper Bucks County. The salon was created to nurture the artistic community in the area by welcoming artists of various mediums; painters, sculptors, photographers, poets and other artistic genres to collaborate, critique and share new techniques. Visit Christine’s website for more information.
Alasdair Nichol is Chairman and Director of Fine Art at Freeman's. He and two colleagues acquired Freeman’s, which had been held within the same family for six generations, in a friendly management buy-out in 2016. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Alasdair studied Fine Art at Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen before graduating with a Master’s degree from the University of Ulster in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was one of 30 students chosen to represent the UK in a major international traveling exhibition with venues in London, France, and Germany.
In 1985, he embarked on his career in the auction world with an international house in Edinburgh before moving to Glasgow, where he organized the first sale of Scottish Contemporary Art at the world renowned Glasgow School of Art. As an auctioneer for almost 30 years, Alasdair has sold many significant collections and set countless world records. Since 1998, he has regularly appeared on the top-rated PBS program Antiques Roadshow.