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Cooper & Smith Gallery

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Harley Bartlett "Old New England" oil on canvas, 36 x 71"

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Harley Bartlett "The River's Turn" oil on canvas, 18 x 24"

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Harley Bartlett "Autumn in Old Lyme" oil on canvas, 20 x 24"

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Harley Bartlett "Last of the Snow" oil on canvas, 16 x 20"

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Harley Bartlett "In the Heartland" oil on canvas, 20 x 30"

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Harley Bartlett "High on the Hill" oil on canvas, 18 x 24"

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Harley Bartlett "Mowed Meadow" oil on canvas, 9 x 12"

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Cooper & Smith Gallery

Harley Bartlett "Quiet Fields" oil on canvas, 16 x 20"

 

The paintings of HARLEY BARTLETT are known for their finely crafted compositions and subtle coloring. His brushwork and paint application are evocative of American and European paintings of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As well as poetic landscape and coastal paintings, he delves into the allied fields of Sporting and Marine art.

 

Harley was educated at the University of Pennsylvania (BA, 1981) and followed up with studies at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. (1984-85). He and his work have been featured in many articles in publications such as, American Artist Magazine, Florida Architecture, and Traditional Home Magazine.

 

Recent awards include the Alden Bryan Memorial Award for Landscape at the Guild of Boston Artist’s annual members show, Best of Show at the Providence Art Club’s Fall Member show, first prize at the Bryan Memorial Gallery’s Land & Light & Water exhibit, award of merit at the Lyme Art Association’s Waterworks show. His work has been juried into many of the recent International Marine Art Exhibitions put on by the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport.

 

He has been commissioned to create paintings for the Amica Insurance Company, the East Greenwich Yacht Club, the Warwick Country Club and the Harvard Club. Bartlett’s mural work may be found in many private and corporate collection and establishments throughout the United States. His painted clouds grace the ceilings of State Capital buildings in Rhode Island and Iowa as well as in theaters in Ohio and Texas.