Michael Torlen

Michael Torlen has been deeply affected by Monhegan. This show will feature twenty-four of his plein-air watercolors of the ocean rolling and beating against the island’s rocky shore.  Twenty of them are framed as single images; the other four serve as the central panels in narrative triptychs concerning life at sea.  Torlen grew up among…

Ieva Tatarsky

Ieva Tatarsky was born in Riga, Latvia, in 1940, shortly before the country was invaded and occupied by Nazi Germany.  At age ten she emigrated with her family to the United States.  She graduated from New York City’s High School of Music and Art and from the Cooper Union School of Art.  She also took…