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Gallery VI


Dorothy Paulk McClain · Kathryn McClain · George Netherton  

Dorothy Paulk McClain

Art Instructor/Artist Working with others and willingness to share creative knowledge encouraged Brunswick-born Dorothy Paulk McClain’s career as artist and teacher. This includes seven years as adjunct art educator at Coastal Georgia Community College.

Currently in The Marshes Studio Dorothy finds an ideal painting retreat overlooking the Sea Island  marshes and a tidal creek.  Here she offers art classes and a sales gallery. Among her noteworthy achievements is an oil portrait of Mrs. Julius Talmadge, President General,  NSDAR (1944 - 1947).  It was placed in the permanent collection of the National DAR Museum, Washington, D. C in 2001.

To contact the artist:    dpmcclain@earthlink.net

The Marshes Studio 160 Shore Rush Drive
St. Simons Island, GA 31522-1438

Alleluia Angel
Christ Church
Talmadge Portrait

Kathryn McClain

Color, the more the better, would describe how artist Kathy McClain likes to paint. Color says happy and vibrant and lively and that is what she wants you to feel when you look at her work.

Kathy is from North Carolina and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She lived in Florida for 27 years and for many years was a potter and member of the Ceramic League of the Palm Beaches. She had a business hand painting silk for neckties, scarves, and pillows. She is now a member of the Georgia Coastal Art Association, Glynn Art Association and McIntosh Art Association.

Having switched gears from clay, Kathy painted watercolor for several years before trying acrylics, then moved to oils. " I wanted to paint something that would outlast me and watercolors fade." Painting in oils is great because of the wonderful colors available. She paints scenes of her favorite places from her travels and where she lives. Kathy McClain has studied with Anthony Alonso, Charles Gruppe, Karin Bastidas, Carol Baehrun, Garry Katz, and Hugh O'Neill. She has work in private collections in Tennessee, California, Connecticut, North Carolina, New York, Massachusetts and Florida.

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Market Ready
Tomato Buddies


George Netherton

St. Simons Island, GA

“Growing up in New York City, I was fortunate enough to visit many of the great art venues with my ‘artist aunt.’ I was enthralled by places like The Met, The Museum of Modern Art, The Frank Lloyd Wright Guggenheim Museum, the Salmagundi Club, the Greenwich Village Outdoor Art Shows, and numerous galleries.”Although George pursued a career in business, he always had a great appreciation for the arts which was instilled by these early experiences. In late 1999 with a sale of his software business pending, George began to pursue painting.George was a student of Chris DiDomizio’s in Atlanta for almost five years where he learned to paint in the classical tradition. George went on to participate in various workshops with many nationally known artists, including Ken Backhaus, Kim English, Scott Christensen, Dee Beard Dean, Perry Austin and the Plein Air Painters of the SE. George also studied locally with Jean Szabo and Ken Wallin. Since moving permanently to St. Simons Island in January 2004, George has focused on plein air landscape painting.


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Beach Cedar at Massengale Park


Coast Guard Station
Second Street Cottage

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