Those who live around the Chesapeake Bay tend to have a special affection for the folk who work out on those waters. And no one has a better understanding of, and sympathy for, the all-weather workers of this unique world than the artist Marc Castelli. His art is currently on display at the Carla Massoni Gallery in Chestertown. The Spy asked Marc to put in his own words how he transfers what he has seen of the watermen’s life to canvas.
Images presented in this video are courtesy of Marc Castelli.
Letters to Editor
Carla Massoni says
Thank you Chris and Dave for a thoughtful interview. You captured the side of Castelli that provides a roadmap to the heart of his paintings.
Briggs Cunningham says
Very nice spot; speaks eloquently of the watermen and their craft. Go see the show; it’s a thing of beauty!
cooky mcclung says
Marc has always been one of the best artists anywnere in the country; he captures the Eastern Shore perfectly…
Beth Collins says
Marc reminds us that there are at least 2 sides to every opinion on how we can best help save the bay. Maybe if we listen to the voices of those who’s livelihood depends on the health of the bay we could be better served and learn a few things. Taking the cotton out of our ears and putting it in our mouths, so to speak…