Gough’s art features Southern Ohio landscapes

Some painters prefer the romance of an old European city, a spectacular seascape or the magnificence of a mountain range.

Alan Gough loves the rolling landscape of Southern Ohio, so much so he’s made a career of painting it.

“It just became an involvement, all kinds of reflections pop in and out and supply the connection that seems to be essential to working on a piece over a long period of time,” said Gough, who lives in Chillicothe.

His 36-piece exhibit — Alan Gough: Seasons the Enduring Landscape — is on display through May 30 at Keny Galleries, 300 E. Beck St. in German Village.

It coincides with a retrospective exhibition of Gough’s work through May 10 at Southern Ohio Museum in Portsmouth, Ohio.

Born in Quebec City, Canada, Gough was 5 years old when his family moved to Chillicothe after his father took a job with a paper company.

He said he was moved

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