A fresh start to the New Year, a new look and a new home based studio (pictures coming soon) :)
Art Impact USA’s second annual art exhibition celebrating Caribbean-American heritage.This exhibitio showcases 20 artists who have been inspired by the Caribbean, either being from the region or having Caribbean background or affiliation. Thirty-six beautiful works of art give voice to the artists’ humanity and spirit of jubilee. The genre and media span from abstract to figurative, landscape to portrait, utilizing paint, collage, photography, and art quilt. Opening Reception on Saturday, June 11, 2 – 5 pm.
"Transmissions" Acrylic on Board 24" x 24"Read More
Montpelier Center of the Arts said "It has indeed been a very competitive year! We received a total of 130 different works from 44 artists covering a wide range of media. Judge Jennifer Glave spoke of the length of time it took for her to make final decisions. We are very pleased to inform you that one of your pieces "Seeder" has won submission into the show!"
My style is changing and I am enjoying working back and forth from canvas to board.
Perpetual 24" x 24" Acrylic on CanvasRead More
"RENEWAL" Acrylic on Board 36" x 24"
"Autumn Vibe" 36" x 36" Acrylic on Board
This piece was created by pouring acrylic lacquer in various colors and letting them run and mix, a deep blue wash and some sanding.
Two of my favorites you have to look to see the figures but I see dragons.
This pair SOLD to a happy customer from the window :) of Art First!
Working with several shades of red and pops of contrasting colors paint was applied in layers. Then came a deep burgundy wash which was sanded to reveal these intriguing faces.
New in the gallery this month.
November National Exhibit at the Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts. Juror, Vaughn Whitney Garland, is an independent curator, media scholar, critic, and multimedia artist with advanced degrees in art from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a prominent art activist and advocate in Richmond. The show will run from November 1 – 28, 2014.
Just saying :)
Art First Members Gloria Affenit, Barbara Taylor Hall and Tarver Harris had work juried into “The Human Factor,” the September National Exhibit at the Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts. The juror, Washington DC-based artist Joey P. Manlapaz, chose 38 works that she felt successfully explored the exhibit theme of what it is to be human. She brings a wealth of experience as a juror ranging from her own highly successful career in art, to serving as an associate faculty member at the Corcoran College of Art and Design.
The show will run from August 30 – September 26, 2014, with an opening reception on First Friday, September 5, from 6—8:30 p.m. The juror will speak and present awards at 6:00 p.m.