America’s River Re-Explored
Paintings by Thomas Paquette of the Mississippi from Source to Gulf

Minnesota Marine Art MuseumApril 20 – August 26, 2018
Watermark Art Center – September 7 – October 28, 2018
Dubuque Museum of Art – April 27 – July 28, 2019   [note: new dates]

Catalogues are available from museums and Eyeful Press
The 45 oil paintings in this collection are Paquette’s re-exploration, after having lived in five places near its shores, of the entire length of the Mississippi River.
It started as a project to paint images of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area – honoring the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 – and ended with an additional 2,200 miles being added to its scope.
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VIDEO  Informal Gallery “Walk and Talk” at Minnesota Marine Art Museum
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Introduction to America’s River Re-Explored video narrated by Thomas Paquette
MP3  WBFO-FM radio article
MP3  KBXE-FM live interview

To see the other 20+ paintings in the exhibition, click here for Part 2.