Friday, 19 February 2010 00:00
In honor of President’s Week, Elaine Faith Thompson has released her Theodore Roosevelt fine art prints. Her latest realistic painting is Roosevelt as a Rough Rider on his horse in front of his Oyster Bay home, Sagamore Hill.
The painting is the first of her latest collection, “Elaine Faith in America” Collection. Ms. Thompson was inspired by her love of history and the fact that she is related to another President, Ulysses S. Grant. In October of 2009 she had a joint exhibit with Elizabeth Roosevelt.
During the entire month of March, Ms. Thompson will be exhibiting her art at Westfield Mall, located on Sunrise Highway in Massapequa during Mall hours. The exhibit will be on the second floor just outside of Macy’s in the Mall.
The exhibit is part of the Rotational Art Exhibit Program sponsored by the Town of Oyster Bay, Department of Community and Youth Services. The public is invited.
You can meet the artist there on Saturday, March 6 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. There is no charge for the event. Ms. Thompson’s exhibit will be showing her golf art and also Long Island paintings. She will be displaying a surprise for Jets fans.
Fifty years ago, at the age of 16, Elaine Faith Thompson produced her first published work of art for the “Cenacle House of Retreats for Women” in Ronkonkoma. On March 26 SUNY Farmingdale is honoring her as “Most Outstanding Alumna of the Year.” On April 12 Ms. Thompson will be the keynote speaker at the Suffolk County Women’s Business Enterprise Coalition Expo.
Elaine Faith Thompson is world renowned for her U.S. Open golf posters especially the “2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage.” She has over 15,000 collectors of all her art from all over the world. Although her golf art has sold so well, her Van Gogh style “Big Duck” and lighthouse prints are a close second.
For information on the prints, in various sizes, and note cards, call Elaine Thompson at (631) 589-0069 www.thompsonart.us.