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A complex arrangement of signs and symbols using a limited palette of black, white and raw sienna. While painting it I was reminded of the marks that hobos in the depression era used to leave on picket fences communicating to their fellow hobos what they might expect at a given house.
Hal Mayforth’s paintings have been featured in exhibitions in museums and galleries throughout the United States, including the Housatonic Museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut; the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles; the Sylvia Schmidt Gallery in New Orleans; Monserrat College in Beverly, Massachusetts; the Wood Gallery of the Vermont College of Fine Art in Montpelier; the Virginia Lynch Gallery in Tiverton, Rhode Island; the Furchgott-Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne, Vermont; Studio Place Arts in Barre, ...