Angling Art: “Bright Weather Upper Beaverkill,” by Galen Mercer

“Bright Weather Upper Beaverkill,” Oil on Canvas 2015
by Galen Mercer

Artist Galen Mercer lives along the Battenkill in West Arlington, Vermont. Canadian by birth, he’s the grandson of two painters and the son of another, so it’s kind of in his blood. (He’s also married to Orvis’s own Jaimie Mercer, the subject of one of my favorite fly-fishing photos.) This piece is from a collection of new work being showing in the Catskills this month. The exhibit is entirely composed of Catskill river scenes.

You can see lots more of Galen’s art, including great landscapes and nature scenes, at the Galen Mercer Sporting and Fine Art website.

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