Colorful Distractions and Light-Hearted Pleasures — Melissa Patrello at The Cove

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402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
thecovemckinney.com
Upcoming Shows at The Cove
August 12-13, Melissa Patrello
August 19-20, Rich McWhorter
August 26-28, Deepa Koshaley
Labor Day Weekend — closed
September 9-10, KD Hafley
September 19-20, Charles Esser


Colorful Distractions and Light-Hearted PleasuresPainterly pieces of nostalgia by Melissa Patrello
Friday, August 12, 6-9pm
Saturday, August 13, 6-9pmAn exhibit of nostalgic landscapes featuring an Italian style mural hand-painted over the entire surface of a delivery van as well as a series of pastoral Paint-by-Numbers which, in true fashion, are lovingly framed and displayed as mementos of self-achievement. These scenic beauties are an iteration of a places being conjured with a nod to artists who have influenced, inspired and motivated Patrello from the very start. Homemade pizza provided by Uncle’s Family Kitchen
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How do they do that?

Friday, August 19, 6-9pm
Saturday, August 20, 6-9pmThere seems to be a fundamental curiosity of hand and mind that finds endless reward in exploring how paint mixes and spills and ends up looking like something else. The pieces seen in Richard McWhorter’s new collection are studies of how selected masters may have achieved some of their wonderful effects. Join Richard for refreshments and engaging conversation.
Urban and Abstract:  The Seen and the Unseen IV
Friday, August 26, 6-8:30 pm
Saturday, August 27, 5:30-8:30 pm
Sunday, August 28, 2-4 pm
This exhibit features nature & femininity-inspired abstracts by Deepa Koshaley and urban sketches by her husband Sudeep Kumar. Both are on a quest to capture a slice of time of our existence within human & natural landscape.