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Catch the WAVE!

Artwork featured: The Wave, oil on canvas 30x40"

Everyone at Mermaid Cottages is so excited! Peter Polites, owner of Mermaid Cottages’ very own Tybee Daze Cottage, has a wonderful exhibit premiering soon!

Architect and artist Peter Polites (Puh-light’-us) lives in Atlanta. Founder of Polites Associates Architects, his work in both professions has been influenced by growing up in Savannah, Georgia’s old world beauty. As the architect of the art museum on the Hudson River, an Olympic monument, and scores of commercial and residential projects around the country, Polites believesa nurturing architectural environment can positively impact health and behavior.

Artist Peter Polites

His painting career spans over 50 years, exploring our relationship to the natural and psychological landscape.  His work heightens awareness of nature’s importance in our lives. Polites’ paintings appear in public and private collections around the US and in Europe, and now, you can see his work for yourself!

WAVES: New Paintings by Peter Polites is a solo exhibit at the Millennium Gate Museum in Atlanta. The exhibit opens October 4th and will be on view through November 5th. During this time, 20 stunning landscapes will be on display,

Beginnings, 30x18" oil on panel

including golden marsh sunrises and ocean scenes. Museum admission is $10 and there are even discounts available for seniors and children. Extended gallery hours for this exhibit are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is closed Sunday and Monday. You also won’t want to miss the special tour scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd; the public is invited to tour the WAVES exhibit with the artist himself! This tour begins at 2 p.m. and museum admission is even free that afternoon!

Don’t miss this amazing exhibit. It is truly going to be a feast for the eyes, so clear your schedule and make plans to be there.  To learn more about the exhibit, make sure to visit the event page at the Millennium Museum website. You can also keep up to date on everything new with Polites artwork on his official Polites Art Facebook Page. You can even browse original work for sale in his Polites Etsy Shop! We’d like to say congratulations to Peter on his solo exhibit, and good luck- we can’t wait to see your work in person!

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