Dowling Walsh hosts solo exhibition for James Dodds

“South Coast One Design” by James Dodds

The Dowling Walsh Gallery in Rockland is hosting a solo exhibition for James Dodds with an opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, and a book signing for Tide Lines on Saturday, September 8 at 4pm. James Dodds was born in the east coast fishing town of Brightlingsea, and trained as a shipwright in Maldon. He then studied painting at Chelsea and the Royal College of Art, London. He has also conceived, illustrated and hand-produced a series of artists books. Dodds’s painting, “Out of the Marvellous” is featured in EarthLines magazine’s November 2012 issue and he was featured in the June 2012 issue of Coastmagazine. The show will run through Sept. 29. For more information visit