Donna Harkins Paints “Downton Abbey Remix”

Terms-of-Endearment“Terms of Endearment” by Donna Harkins

The Whitney Galleries in Wells completes its 2015 season with an event for the month of October. This month’s show, the ninth for the season, is called ‘Downton Abbey Remix’. It is the first show for Donna Harkins.

“Downton Abbey Remix” is a unique view of one of entertainment’s most successful series from British television through the passion of oil paintings by Donna Harkins.  Donna has been with the Whitney Galleries for over a year now. Her talent in the use of oils is well known in the Southern Maine and New Hampshire Coast. Her desire to depict some of our favorite images from that infamous series has spurred a particular interest from Downton Abbey’s followers.

Whitney Galleries hosted a very special reception on October 9. for its season. A  traditional British High Tea was served with all of the expected food (tea cakes, cucumber sandwiches, scones, crumpets, etc.) and drink (sherry, the usual teas, etc.), all characteristic of the Downton Abbey experience. Servers were dressed accordingly, and several friends of the gallery were dressed up as well.

And you won’t want to miss Donna’s unique portrayal of the scenes and characters from one of the worlds most famous stories as they come to life in this selection of oils paintings in traditional frames.

The show will run during normal open hours for three weeks, from Thursday, October 8 – Sunday, October 25, 2015. The gallery is located at 1810 Post Road in Wells. Hours are Wednesdays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Thursdays through Sundays from 1 to 6 p.m. For more information, call (207) 216-9022.