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Artist to donate proceeds from print to benefit Wounded Warriors Project

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Artist Barbara Prey will donate proceeds from the sale of her print of “Tandem.”  The orignal painting  is in the collection of actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson.

PORT CLYDE, Maine — As part of the exhibit “Barbara Ernst Prey: America’s Artist Forty Years of Painting,” Prey will donate proceeds from the sale of her print, “Tandem” to the Wounded Warrior Project. The print can be viewed at Blue Water Fine Arts  Gallery in Port Clyde through Sunday, Aug. 19.  The original painting is in the collection of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.

As one of the key figures in 21st century landscape painting, Prey was appointed by the president of the United States to the National Council on the Arts, the advisory board of The National Endowment for the Arts.  Members are chosen for their established record of distinguished service and achievement in the arts. She is the only visual artist on the 14 member.

As an artistic Ambassador, her artwork is displayed in more than 100 embassies and consulates worldwide through the U.S. Art in Embassies program.

The Wounded Warriors Project mission is to aid and assist wounded service members as they return home from combat. For information go to or call 207-372-8087.


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