Painting restoration YouTube is the niche relaxation you need

This post is part of Hard Refresh, a soothing weekly column where we try to cleanse your brain of whatever terrible thing you just witnessed on Twitter. If power-washing porn is your cup of tea, then historic painting conservation is going to be your…

Volunteers Welcome for Coconut Grove Arts Festival®

The 2019 edition of the Coconut Grove Arts Festival® is seeking volunteers for many key assignments which include the staffing of merchandise and vintage poster booths, and offering assistance to the 360 participating artists.  The Arts Festival runs Presidents’ Weekend February 16-18. Volunteers are…

Home portraits for the house proud

Virginia Johnson describes her work as “bright and cheerful”. Her playful illustrations have graced tunics and tote bags, as well as magazine pages and books for the likes of the late Kate Spade – not to mention her own tome, Travels Through The French Riviera: An Artist’s Guide to the Storied Coastline,…

Fairhaven watercolor artist featured at Millicent Library

Tuesday Jan 22, 2019 at 5:42 PM Jan 22, 2019 at 5:42 PM The Millicent Library’s current exhibits include paintings by Fairhaven watercolor artist Jack Daly. They are on show at the ends of the stacks behind the circulation desk. In the Rogers Room showcase, there is a display of items that have been…

Daisy Dodd Noble’s technicolour oil paintings of imaginary worlds and whimsical landscapes

Daisy Dodd Noble, Family. Image courtesy of the artist Taking a peek inside the imagination of British artist Daisy Dodd Noble, we get a decent understanding of the colourful and whimsical landscapes she loves to dream up for her ongoing series of oil paintings….

Latin heritage celebrated at Colores de Latinoamérica art show in London

Works by some of Canada’s finest artists with Latin American roots are showcased in a new exhibition at a London gallery. TD Sunfest’s 13th annual Colores de Latinoamérica features works by six artists at TAP Centre for Creativity until Feb. 2. The artists include…

London’s National Portrait Gallery set for huge redevelopment

London’s National Portrait Gallery has unveiled plans for the biggest redevelopment in its history, with a new entrance and a complete redisplay of its collection designed to resurrect the work of its Victorian creator. At an event to announce details of the £35.5m scheme…

PAINT YOUR SWEETHEART FOR VALENTINE’S DAY: ART CLASSES IN FEB. AT NAINSOOK IN LA MESA

    East County News Service   January 21, 2019 (La Mesa) – Get creative!  Nainsook Framing + Art in La Mesa is offering a variety of art classes in February.  Enjoy an evening of wine, art and friendship while learning how to create…

Still Life workshop with Master Oil Painter, Jim McVicker

This is a past event. When: Jan. 18-20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 2019 Redwood Art Association will sponsor a Still Life workshop with Master Oil Painter, Jim McVicker. This still life workshop will be held on three consecutive days, January 18,19 and 20th. Held from…

Derby Museum Opens Annual Student Art Show

Monday, January 21, 2019 at 2:37 pm | Back to: Shared News Hundreds of works by student artists went on display Monday for the Kentucky Derby Museum’s 33rd annual Horsing Around with Art: A Student’s view of the Sport of Kings competition, presented by…

‘Photographing Frida,’ the artist as art: coming to the Arts Center

When we think of Pablo Picasso, we think of his mural “Guernica,” perhaps, or the Cubist “Demoiselles D’Avignon.” When we think of Frida Kahlo, we think of the woman, with her long Mexican dresses, oversized jewelry, flowery headdresses and iconic monobrow. Kahlo was every much…

Free Watercolor Workshop – learn to paint! – Mondays at 7 pm.

This post was contributed by a community member. Author/illustrator Mike Malbrough is offering a free Watercolor Workshop on Mondays at 7 pm at Trinity Covenant Church beginning 1/21 for anyone ages 13 and up.  For more info visit www.TrinityCovenantChurch.com.  Trinity’s address is 343 East…

Westminster Buffalo Presents Festival of Hymns

All are invited to Westminster’s Festival of Hymns on Sunday, January 27 at 4 PM in Sanctuary of Westminster Presbyterian Church, 724 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209.  Led by guest organist, Dr. Patrick Scott (Atlanta, GA), the service will present great hymns of faith with…

Aurora artist paints portraits to honor those who have died

Cassidy Alexander knows what it is like to unexpectedly lose a loved one. David, her husband of 35 years, was electrocuted in a freak accident in December of 2010 while trying to find a water leak in a rental property the couple owned in…

Longest-serving man to win exoneration after 45 years sells his prison art to make ends meet

Richard Phillips, the longest-serving inmate in the United States to win exoneration after spending 45 years in prison, is selling watercolor paintings he made in prison  to get by. Phillips, 73, told The Associated Press in an interview released on Friday that he is…