The Gallery at the Linen Building is a second-floor, loft-style art gallery located inside the Linen Building Event Center. With natural light, warm sunsets and bird's-eye views of Downtown Boise and the Linen District, The Gallery offers artists and art lovers a fresh, unique urban space in which to display and view art.
Since opening in August 2009, The Gallery at the Linen Building has featured several exhibits showcasing the work of some of Idaho's top professional artists, as well as student and faculty artists from Boise State University.
The Gallery is open weekdays from 10 am to 3 pm and on weekends by appointment only.
"Eyes On," a new exhibit featuring the work of Ed Anderson and Anne Boyles, will open at The Gallery at the Linen Building on First Thursday, Sept. 5. The Gallery will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St. in Downtown Boise's Linen District. The exhibit will run through Nov. 3.
Anderson's work includes eight large-scale portraits in acrylic and ink on canvas and board. Boyles will feature a half-dozen photo-realistic portraits in acrylic on canvas.
ABOUT ED ANDERSON
Ed Anderson (edandersonart.com) is a former Air Force officer from Minneapolis who fell in love with the West. He owns and operates the No Business Lodge in Valley County, Idaho, and is a member of the Jackson Kayak Fishing and Hunting Team. Many of his artistic themes are based around that life outdoors. However, his works spans the country and is constantly describing all things Americana. Along with that, portraiture has always been an important aspect for Anderson and his work.
Most of his compositions are "line driven." This borrows from Anderson's architectural training and constant journaling. Since the work is conceived as a sketch, many of the final pieces maintain a gestural feel. The original work is almost always large scale and uses a bright palette.
Anderson's home and studio are in Boise, where he lives with his wife Rebecca and their twins Aubrey and Elyse.
ABOUT ANNE BOYLES
Twenty-five-year-old Boise native Anne Boyles (facebook.com/anneboylesart) started painting during the summer of 2008 while on break from college. Since then, her work has been focused primarily on photorealism. Upon graduation from New York University with a degree in psychology, she relocated back to Boise where she currently paints for hobby and for hire.