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'Celebrate the Heritage' with Linda Hartough featured at Karis Gallery (Photos)

Linda Hartough
Linda HartoughArtist Linda Hartough, Photo courtesy of Linda Hartough website, used with permission

On April 21, 2014, the Karis Art Gallery stated that they are always proud when it comes to presenting the exclusive exhibition of "Celebrate the Heritage" by Linda Hartough, Harbor Town Giclee. The gallery is located at 1000 William Hilton Parkway on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The recent exhibit took place April 10-20.

Karis Gallery, owned by Peter and Maggie Karis, represents American contemporary artists with a wide diversity of styles and mediums. Their goal is to be a showcase for the talented in painting, sculpture, photography, fine jewelry, glass, pottery and art wearables.

Artist Linda Hartough focuses her skills as a landscape painter and recreates some of the world's most beautiful golf holes. Hartough has become recognized as one of golf's leading artists. So extraordinary and realistic is her attention to detail that her oil paintings seem to come alive with a clarity that surpasses the camera.

Hartough’s painting style, a classic and elegant rendering of famous golf holes, reveals her attention to detail and realistic perspective, and captures the dramatic mood and natural beauty of each landscape. So extraordinary and realistic is her attention to detail that her oil paintings seem to come alive with a clarity that surpasses the camera.

Among the works displayed at Karis Art Gallery is Hartough’s newest, The 9th Hole, Pinehurst No. 2, in commemoration of the 2014 U.S. Opens. This painting represents the 25th and last work in Hartough’s U.S. Open series as commissioned by the United States Golf Association.

Stated by Linda Hartough in reference to her, at the time, upcoming exhibit.

“It will be a pleasure to show my work again this year at Karis Art Gallery, while so many golf devotees will be in town for the RBC Heritage, a popular PGA Tour event. The beautiful gallery setting is perfect for displaying some of my select giclée and canvas prints.” - Linda Hartough

Karis Art Gallery represents Linda Hartough Golf Art on a continuing basis. In addition, "Mystery Love" by Peter Karis is among many other works enjoyed at the gallery. It is located at the Village of Wexford.

18th Harbour Town Lores
18th Harbour Town Lores Image courtesy of Linda Hartough website, used with permission

18th Harbour Town Lores

This painting represents the 25th and last work in Hartough’s U.S. Open series as commissioned by the United States Golf Association.

"After two years of representation, I am still in awe of Linda’s golf landscapes,” said Maggie Karis, owner of Karis Art Gallery. “The light and detail captured in her paintings can quite possibly be matched only by standing in the scene in person.” - Linda Hartough website

Peter Karis
Peter Karis Photo courtesy of Peter Karis, used with permission

Peter Karis

"Karis Gallery is proud to represent American contemporary artists with a wide diversity of styles and mediums.

Our goal is to be a showcase for the talented..in painting, sculpture, photography, fine jewelry,glass, pottery and art wearables." - Peter Karis

Celebrate the Heritage with Linda Hartough
Celebrate the Heritage with Linda Hartough Image courtesy of Peter Karis, used with permission

Celebrate the Heritage with Linda Hartough

“It's a challenge to make a great painting and still depict a golfer's favorite scene, but my goal is to make any work of art I create transcend the scene depicted.

When you look at a golf hole, you have to see what players like about it - how a golfer plays it.

Then you have to see it as a landscape - as a work of fine art.” - Linda Hartough on her website

Peter Karis in his studio
Peter Karis in his studio Photo courtesy of Peter Karis, used with permission

Peter Karis in his studio

No trip to Hilton Head Island is complete without enjoying the vibrant world of color and life at the Karis Gallery.

They are located in the Village at Wexford, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC.

Linda Hartough at work
Linda Hartough at work Photo courtesy of Linda Hartough website, used with permission

Linda Hartough at work

Included in this special exhibit at Karis Art Gallery was:

  • The 18th Hole, Harbour Town Golf Links, textured canvas print; image size 17”x36”
  • The Swilcan Bridge, The Old Course, St Andrews, canvas giclée print; image size 17”x36”
  • The 13th Hole, “Azalea,” Augusta National Golf Club – super-size canvas giclée print; image size 36”x60”
  • The 9th Hole, Pinehurst No. 2, 2014 U.S. Open Championships – canvas giclée print; image size 21”x36”