Since 2001, when Vose Galleries returned to promoting the work of living artists
after a forty-year hiatus, the gallery has been the site of solo exhibitions
featuring varied forms of realism by Polly Thayer Starr, Virginia Precourt,
David Brega, Robert Douglas Hunter, Robert Grady,
Constance Pach, Joel Babb, Liz Haywood-Sullivan, Janet Monafo, Elliot Offner, John Whalley and most recently Warren Prosperi and Donald Demers.
In 2003 and 2004, Vose Galleries exhibited painting and sculpture by over ninety
realist artists in the two-part series Mentors and Protégés. Artists from
all over the country participated in this ground-breaking exhibition that explored
the crucial mentoring process.
More recently, Vose Contemporary Realism was featured in a multi-page spread by the
premier contemporary art magazine, American Art Collector. With a discussion of
the contemporary department's development and the impressive history of the
family business, this photo essay was presented in the November 2007 issue.
Click here to view the full article online.
Vose Contemporary Realism also encompasses the
Under the direction of Carey L. Vose, the department represents the work of diverse artists, offering a variety of styles and media for commissioned portraits.