Dylan Thomas published those words in 1951, but don’t we all feel it now? And Susan Blubaugh expresses it so well in this painting, on view at the des Champs Gallery in the exhibit Celebrating the Season.
Ms. Blubaugh moved from New York to the Delaware River Valley in 2001 where she paints portraits, still lifes and scenic landscapes of Hunterdon County and Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
She received the award for Best Traditional Oil Painting at the 78th Phillips Mill Annual Fall Exhibition in 2007. Ms. Blubaugh also was the recipient of the Woolverton Award at the Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission Exhibit at the Prallsville Mill in Stockton.
The Hunterdon County artist started her career as an illustrator and painter, having studied at the Arts Students League and the National Academy of Design.
Working primarily in oils and pastels, she has painted several portrait commissions and has exhibited in the Lambertville Historical Society’s juried show. She is exhibiting her plein air oils of the regions most picturesque landscapes at the des Champs Gallery.