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Historical Artist, John Paul Strain will be appearing and signing his artwork over the Remembrance Day weekend. For over 30 years American artist John Paul Strain has been amazing art collectors with his unique talent of capturing moments in time from the early days of the American Frontier, the glory and pageantry of the American Civil War, to contemporary scenic and romantic locations across the world. His work is featured in books, movies and film. Strain's paintings have helped to raise funds for many historical restoration projects and battlefield preservation organizations. The National Park Service uses his images in their publications and at battlefield sites. Mr. Strain and his paintings were also featured on the television shows of C-Span's Washington Journal, The History Channel and Extreme Makeover Home Edition. Throughout his career he has won many awards for his art. Please see his schedule at King James Galleries below:
Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 - 10 am - 1 pm
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 - 10 am - 1 pm and 3-5 pm
Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 - Noon - 4 pm
The gallery will be releasing his latest two pieces; Berkley Springs Expedition and the second release in his "The Light of Christ Collection" Palm Sunday. Mr. Strain will be happy to sign any purchases that day; while you there make sure you get a photo with Mr. Strain.