Art of Eric Green at Dowling Walsh Gallery

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Eric Green’s “Third Marquee,” 1996, oil on linen

The work of Eric Green will be showing at Dowling Walsh Gallery in Rockland through August 29.

Eric Green went to Rhode Island School of Design on a full scholarship at the age of sixteen. After attending the school for a week, he left to ride freights across the country, spending four years on the road.

In addition to painting for thirty years, he has worked in a frame shop, assembled pulp testers, traveled with a carnival, restored houses, painted industrial buildings from a hanging scaffold, designed two labels for Brazilian beers, written four novels and a column for the local paper. He has had two solo exhibitions in SoHo and Chelsea, received three grants, and a merit award from the National Academy of Design. In New England, Eric’s paintings have been exhibited at the Ogunquit Museum, Brattleboro Museum, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, and the Portland Museum.

Dowling Walsh Gallery is located at 365 Main Street. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information, call (207) 596-0084.