Mars Hall Gallery opens “Paint Out Loud: Leo Brooks”

“Cutting the Catch” by  Leo Brooks

Mars Hall Gallery in Tenants Harbor has opened “Paint Out Loud” featuring the works of the late Leo Brooks. Brooks’ work is known for bold shapes and vibrant color, and will be accompanied by his friend and painting companion Elaine Reed’s work. The two painted together on Monhegan Island during the summer and would meet in N.Y. and share their painting journey. Other painters in the show are Kris Johnson, Nancy Baker, Sharon Larkin and Monhegan artist Alison Hill. In addition to the paintings are encaustics by Otty Merrill, collage & mono-prints by Eleanor Zuccola and sculpted clay jewelry by Kathleen Kiley. “Paint Out Loud” is open for viewing thru Sunday August 11. For more information visit