E.M.Castonguay Studio
Different Shells, Same Egg

US

Explores humanity from Birth, Life, Death and Beyond utilizing the human hand as a vehicle to reveal our similarities and diversity. The eighty acrylic canvases in this body of work were created in a twenty month period.  

 

“Castonguay’s exhibition impresses by its ambition, the technical proficiency and the sincerity with which the subject matter is pursued by the Artist, in this case the commonality of mankind.”

Mary Thomas, Art Critic, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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Different Shells, Same Egg

Different Shells, Same Egg

PCA

3 GALLERY SOLO EXHBIT

Birth

Birth

Handling the Fruits of Diversity

Handling the Fruits of Diversity

A smaller section of the painting was at the

National Arts Club Gallery, NYC with the

National Association of Women Artists

Annual Exhibition.

Jeffrey Childs Willis Award

(bottom painting hangs perpendicular to the wall)

A Tribute to Labor

A Tribute to Labor

This painting has 22 canvases.

“The Laborer is the life blood of any country.

They provide the infrastructure for the country

and are often the first ones to have sons and

daughters on the front lines during times of war."

A Tribute to Labor

A Tribute to Labor

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A Tribute to Labor

A Tribute to Labor

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A Tribute to Labor

A Tribute to Labor

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A Tribute to Labor

A Tribute to Labor

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Seeing Complementaires

Seeing Complementaires

Friends of the artist of different ethnicities and

religions are mounted against the complementary

color of the person next to them.

“We can often find our soul mate or best friend in

person of a different faith, ethnicity, color."

STATE MUSEUM OF PA.

ART OF THE STATE EXHIBIT

Creators

Creators

Creators

Creators

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A Victim of Consumption

A Victim of Consumption

(6’ Acrylic)

The artist’s comment on the value of ‘stuff’

Carnegie Museum of Art

(AssocIated Artist’s of Pittsburgh Annual)

Women of the Holocaust - Sources of Strength

Women of the Holocaust - Sources of Strength

Permanent collection of the

REGINA A. QUICKCENTER MUSEUM,

NEW YORK STATE

Women of the Holocaust - Sources of Strength

Women of the Holocaust - Sources of Strength

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Permanent collection of the

REGINA A. QUICKCENTER MUSEUM,

NEW YORK STATE

Sons of Abraham

Sons of Abraham

This painting was done collaboratively

with world renowned calligrapher, Merna Rosen

(Carnegie Mellon University). Behind these men

of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths are words

of reconciliation from their Scripture.

Death and Ashes - Beyond Diversity

Death and Ashes - Beyond Diversity

6’ acrylic

World Religions

World Religions

Praying hands of the artist’s friends

representing five major world religions.