KETCHUM, IDAHO—Abstract realist painter and Wood River Valley resident Deborra Marshall Bohrer has several works on exhibition at the Community Library’s Sun Valley Museum of History as part of the library’s installation of the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibit “Water/Ways” July 16 through Aug. 28. The high-quality exhibit explores water from a wide variety of perspectives – ecological, historical, cultural, social, spiritual—and around the world.
“We’re thrilled to complement the exhibit here with the engaging artwork of local artist Deb Marshall Bohrer,” said Community Library Executive Director Jenny Emery-Davidson. “Deb’s paintings illuminate the wonders of water in ways that are both familiar and new—from a salmon swimming upstream, to the view from the bow of a boat. We’re so honored to showcase her artwork as part of this special exhibit.”
Marshall Bohrer will donate 10 percent from the sale of her painting "Commit," which is on exhibition Community Library’s Sun Valley Museum of History, to the library for the education of water and its resources.
In addition, Marshall Bohrer will open her studio for the 4th Annual Wood River Studio Tour Saturday, Aug. 20, and Sunday, Aug. 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will also have a painting at the nexStage Theatre exhibition space for the Wood River Studio Tour during the week of the tour. She has participated in the Wood River Studio for all four years the tour has been in operation.
Marshall Bohrer will have several paintings of various sizes, framed as well as unframed available at her studio on Bitterroot Road for the 2016 Wood River Studio Tour. Her work is inspired by the world in which she lives, poetry she reads and poems she writes as well as her love of nature.
“My paintings are a glimpse into the core of human perception with color and images that provoke thoughts and memories of the past...and hopes that linger just out of reach in the future,” she said.
Bohrer studied with artist Ginna Lagergren as well as well known international and Wood River Valley artist David deVillier. She has been a featured artist at Gilman Contemporary, 287 Spring Gallery in New York City and Muse
Gallery as part of the Longmont Arts Council in Longmont, Colo. In addition, Marshall Bohrer’s work has also been on exhibition at St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center in Ketchum.
Marshall Bohrer’s work is also part of several private art collections in Dallas and Houston, Texas, Kansas City, Mo., Washington, DC, Palm Desert, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco, Calif., Boise, Idaho, Salt Lake City, Utah, Boston, Mass. and Paris, France.
Marshall Bohrer is the vice president and co-founder of Wall 2 Wall Commercial Flooring and has served on on boards of several non-profit organizations, fulfilling a strong belief in giving back. High-resolution images of Marshall Bohrer’s work are available upon request. For more information on Marshall Bohrer, visit deborra.com.