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Carolyn Blish - AFTER THE STORM -  LIMITED EDITION PRINT Published by the Greenwich Workshop


          AFTER THE STORM
by Carolyn Blish

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Limited Edition of: 1000
Published: August 1976


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To most of us, the beach is frothy waves, smooth stretches of sand and hot sun. But even so playful an image as this is the subject to the fury of the storm, the brief, but violent interlude when rain and wind abruptly puncture the peace of a summertime idyll. Happily, the beach shrugs off such assaults rather quickly. But the stamp of the storm remains, in dot-sized pools, in a sky washed bright and clear, in a salty-fresh smell, in the kind of elemental cleansing that can be born only of fury.


Carolyn Blish
Whether recognized as an artist, wife, mother, grandmother, pilot, evangelist or even the "sketching cowgirl" on local television, Blish’s deep personal relationship with God draws her out of her studio to share her faith. The method she has found includes her paintings—not just of the Lord, but of serene shorelines, restful landscapes and children at play. Her formal art education was limited to a single two-week course, but her enthusiasm and desire to learn was unbounded. Even so, she credits watercolorist Edgar A. Whitney as the catalyst of her interest in painting design and structure. Until then, she had studied such other subjects as psychology, philosophy and comparative religion at Bradford Junior College. It wasn’t until she married Stanley Blish and moved to Delaware that her fine art career was created. There, looking for something to spruce up the wall of their first apartment, the newlywed decided to paint it herself. Following that auspicious beginning, Blish became a member of the American Watercolor Society, the American Artists’ Professional League and the Allied Artists of America, while winning awards from The National Arts Club and enjoying sold-out exhibitions and shows. Through her art, writing and speaking, she continues to praise Him in line, color and word. Most recently, her inspirational images have been shared with others with the publication of Drawing Closer: The Paintings and Personal Reflections of Carolyn Blish (The Greenwich Workshop Press).

 

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