Don Gorvett Studio and Gallery - Gloucester

Don Gorvett Studio and Gallery - Gloucester


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Don Gorvett is an artist and printmaker known for his large and powerful color woodcuts of maritime and architectural subjects.

The Don Gorvett Gallery in Portsmouth, located in historic downtown Portsmouth, NH, is celebrating 16 years of exhibiting and selling the work of Mr. Gorvett and other nationally known artists and printmakers. The Don Gorvett Gallery Portsmouth continues to be a destination for both local and visiting enthusiasts of Mr. Gorvett’s woodcuts and drawings. The Gallery is open most days, 12-5 pm and appointments are always welcome.

The Don Gorvett Gallery & Studio in Gloucester is located upstairs at the historic Beacon Marine Basin overlooking Gloucester Harbor. Don has relocated his printing press from Portsmouth, NH, in 2020. The Studio and Gallery are open most weekdays from 10 - 2 pm, and weekends by appointment.

About Don Gorvett
Don Gorvett was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1949 and raised within its environs of Cambridge and Somerville, Massachusetts. Much of his youth was spent at the seashore or in the harbor, swimming, fishing, and observing fishing-town industry. Don received an extraordinary art education under the tutelage of teacher Elinor Marvin. He moved to Gloucester after graduating from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts to pursue a career in painting and woodcut printmaking. He divided his time between winters in Gloucester and summers in Ogunquit, Maine. In 1990 Don moved to Ogunquit and established his printmaking studio, and in 2006 Don Gorvett opened his first Gallery in Portsmouth, NH., Piscataqua Fine Arts. In 2020

Video Media


December Cod Fishing by Don Gorvett / 2000, Reduction Woodcut, size 22 x 27 inches. RARE
The Shipping Forecast, Blue Moon by Don Gorvett / Reduction Woodcut, Size 29 x 34 inches.
Annisquam, Light House by Don Gorvett / June 2020, Reduction Woodcut, size 16 x 37 inches.
Chebacco Moonrise, Burnham Shipyard by Don Gorvett / Reduction woodcut, size 16.5 x 31.5 inches.
Lighthouse, New Castle by Don Gorvett / Reduction woodcut, size 20 x  24 inches.
Manufactory Twilight by Don Gorvett / May 2020, Reduction woodcut on Japan paper with oil-based etching inks, size 19.5 x 26.25 inches.
A Final Resting Place by Don Gorvett, Reduction Woodcut, Edition 8, Size 22 x 40 inches.
Two Friends by Don Gorvett, December 2020, Reduction woodcut, size 20.25 x 35 inches.
Shipwreck on a Shoal by don Gorvett, Reduction Woodcut, size 16 x 24 inches
Galleon Mayflower in Drydock by Don Gorvett, Reduction Woodcut, size 27 x 37 inches.
Tarr and Wonson Copper Paint Manufactory  by Don Gorvett, Reduction Woodcut, size 27 x 35 inches.

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