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John’s original painting titled 'New York, Maiden Lane
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Tuesday - Saturday
11am - 5pm
or by appointment
Exhibition at the
Union League Club
'In the High Seas'
New York City
November 4 -
'Getting Ready to Race'
Greenwich Water Club
49 River Road
Greenwich, CT 06807
Marine & Sporting
on Display at
The Patterson Club
1118 Cross Hwy.
Fairfield, CT 06824
at the Orvis Sandanona Shooting Grounds
'Ducks Through the Mist'
Mr. Jinishian is available
for speaking engagements
IS MARINE ART
FOR THE ANSWER.
J. Russell Jinishian
1899 Bronson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
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15 years in downtown Fairfield, Connecticut, the J. Russell Jinishian Gallery,
Nation’s Largest Gallery Specializing in fine Contemporary and Antique
Marine and Sporting Art from Europe and America, is pleased to
announce our move to
1899 Bronson Road in the
Greenfield Hill section of Fairfield, just two miles from our old
location. We’ve transformed the former Fairfield County Bank
building into a unique art gallery featuring our extensive inventory of
over 1,000 paintings, drawings, sculptures, ship models and scrimshaw, by
over 100 of the world’s leading marine and sporting artists,
Christopher Blossom, Donald Demers, A.D. Blake, Joseph McGurl, Tim
Thompson, and John Stobart. Mr. Jinishian says “In this great new space,
visitors can view artists’ works like never before. I invite you to come
and enjoy some of the greatest marine artists of our time.” Through close
contacts with the world's top marine and sporting artists developed over
the past 30 years, the J. Russell Jinishian Gallery is proud to be able to
offer discriminating collectors unparalleled access to the very best
marine and sporting art available in the market at any time. If you’re
looking for something with special personal significance, the gallery will
help to arrange a unique commissioned work of art. A special service is
also available to help collectors sell work from their collections.
Changing exhibitions and opportunities to meet the artists are offered
throughout the year.
Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday,
11am - 5pm or by appointment.
The J. Russell Jinishian Gallery's new
location is one hour from New York City along the Connecticut
coast. By automobile, just off 1-95. By train take Metro North to
Fairfield Station. It is a ten-miute taxi ride to the gallery.
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Russell Jinishian, is recognized as the nation's leading authority on
contemporary marine art with over 35 years experience in the art field.
Mr. Jinishian is the author of
Bound for Blue Water,
considered the Definitive Guide to Contemporary Marine Art and is
publisher of Marine Art
News magazine since 2001, the world’s only magazine
devoted to Marine Art. He is the former Director of the
Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport Museum. From 1985 to
1995 he represented over 300 of the top marine artists from around the
world, sponsoring many groundbreaking exhibitions including the
first-ever American exhibition by the British Royal Society
of Marine Artists and the Dutch Society of
Marine Artists. He then served as Director of the Big Horn
Galleries in Fairfield, Connecticut, which also operated galleries in
Aspen, Colorado, in Carmel, California and Cody, Wyoming. Since 1997, he
has operated the J. Russell Jinishian Gallery, and continues to lecture
nationally on marine art and collecting. For several years, beginning in
1997, he was a contributing editor to Nautical World
Magazine, penning the popular “Bridge Wing” column. He
continues to write widely on the subject of marine art and art for
publications like Sailing, Sea History, Windcheck,
and others. He studied Art and Art History at the Sir John Cass School
of Art in London and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Cornell
University. He served as juror for many exhibitions including three
years for the prestigious National Art for the Parks
Exhibition. He sits on the Advisory Board of the
National Maritime Historical Society. He is a member
of the New York Yacht Club, and an honorary
member of the American Society of Marine Artists.
With over twenty years experience in the fine art industry, Fred Polhemus
is an expert in the field of contemporary sporting art working closely with
today’s top practitioners, developing strong partnerships and knowledge of
the nation’s leading sporting artists. He is the nation’s foremost
authority on sporting art’s premier watercolorist Arthur Shilstone. In
2011, he designed and launched Shilstone’s first-ever retrospective
exhibition, incorporating more than 70 years of work. He has contributed
to articles in publications including Western Art & Architecture,
Sportsman, Wildlife Art Magazine and Gray’s Sporting Journal. For several
years he has worked closely with The Orvis Company, and has provided
support for art exhibitions with organizations such as the International
Game Fish Association in Florida, and Newport Harbor Nautical Museum in
California. He serves on the Board of the American Museum of Fly Fishing
in Vermont, and provides guidance on art acquisitions for the Museum’s
permanent collection. He has held many management roles with the
Gallery at Mystic Seaport Museum, Big Horn Gallery and
Galleries, collaborating on several major publishing projects with
organizations such as Universal Studios, Imagine Entertainment and
DreamWorks. Fred graduated from Connecticut College where he studied art
and art history.
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