Congratulations to our in-house associated artist, Walter Monastryetsky, on his commission by the Vatican to paint the official portrait of Pope Francis  


Sunday, August 2nd Plein Air Painting with Tom Henrichsen

11:00 am - 2:00 PM at GRAUE MILL in Hinsdale $25

Tom will take a group of you out to the woods or waterfall at Graue Mill to learn or practice painting Plein Air.painting. It's fun and so nice to paint what you see...quickly before it changes....and to be out in nature to do so. Don't miss this fun day!Tom is VERY good at this...and you can stay longer or bring your painting back to the gallery to work on if you wish. The weather should be good...we'll try to have a cooler and bug spray if needed. You will need to bring your own materials and easel.

Call early to reserve and for directions on where to meet. Talk to Joan if you need materials. 630-663-0399





    Illinois Prairies Summer Show    June 1st - June 26th   2015


                                                              The results are in.    View Gallery



Ogden Avenue Sidewalk Sale August 7, 8 and 9

Watch for more information on times and activities.

Fridays Paint and Play will be $15 instead of $25.

FREE 1 1/2 hour lessons on Saturday and Sunday outside..with a limit of 6 students to a teacher. Spots will be filled in order of reservations. So far...teachers participating are....Tom Henrichsen, Pat Mroczka, Robert Pennor, Charles Smith, and Susanne Richardson (from the Children's Summer Camps). We are waiting on Walter Monastyretsky and George Ceffalio to complete the teachers list.

There will be tents with artist's selling their pieces and the DG Artist's Guild will have some tents also. (contact me if you would like to have a tent up for the weekend...or tables to sell from)



Welcome to the Brigantine Gallery, a Fine Arts gallery. Home of the world renowned seascape artist, Charles Vickery. Here you will find fine art oil paintings, both originals and prints, by Charles Vickery as well as other associated artists. We also offer professional art instruction by specially selected artists presented in workshops and classes. Charles Vickery originals and Charles Vickery prints Fine art posters and works by other artists

An online fine art gallery featuring fine art oil painting originals and prints by world renowned seascape artist Charles Vickery as well as works and professional art instruction by other selected artist