Elaine Whiting works at Thomaston Café

Elaine Whiting's original oils are on view at Thomaston Café, 154 Main St. Hours are 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays. Whiting of St. George, an accomplished artist with a special fascination in [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:36+00:00 August 12th, 2009|* News & Updates|1 Comment

Raul Villarreal Faculty Show at Visual Arts Center in Summit

Painter Raul Villarreal is the subject of a solo show at The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 68 Elm St. His work is featured in the Center's Faculty Exhibition Series. Villarreal is a local artist and painting instructor at The Visual Arts Center. His show is up through Sept. 4. Visit artcenternj.org for gallery [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:36+00:00 August 10th, 2009|* News & Updates|Comments Off on Raul Villarreal Faculty Show at Visual Arts Center in Summit

Emerging Artist: Shin-Young An

The Monmouth Museum is presenting the third season of its New Jersey Emerging Artists Series in the Nilson Gallery. This series continues with an exhibition of oil paintings by artist Shin-Young An, a resident of Palisades Park. "Shin-Young An — Oil Paintings" will run through Aug. 9. Shin-Young creates portraits juxtaposing ordinary, routine [...]

By | 2009-08-09T14:39:50+00:00 August 9th, 2009|* News & Updates|Comments Off on Emerging Artist: Shin-Young An

“Exquisite Bodies” exhibition at Wellcome Collection, London

Hello – I am writing from Wellcome Collection, London. We have a new exhibition opening at the end of this month which will be of particular interest to those who enjoy life drawing and are fascinated by human anatomy. Exquisite Bodies looks at the curious, beautiful and grotesque story of the anatomical model. [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:37+00:00 July 27th, 2009|* News & Updates, Wellcome Collection|Comments Off on “Exquisite Bodies” exhibition at Wellcome Collection, London

New exhibition by Kinkin, a return to classic figurative style

Kinkin's second solo exhibition "Indonesia Today", opened recently in Via Via Caf*, Yogyakarta. Via Via supports emerging young artists by exhibiting their works, which are seen there by the many foreign tourists who come to this trendy and busy caf* in the heart of the tourist accommodation area. This show can be seen until Aug. [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:38+00:00 July 22nd, 2009|* News & Updates|Comments Off on New exhibition by Kinkin, a return to classic figurative style

‘Three Traditions of Painting’ at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Despite its advanced age, figurative art -- as old as cave paintings or older -- isn't protected by seniority. It's in vogue for a while and then it's passe. Even when it's out, painters don't abandon it and neither does the public. People are always going to be interested [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:38+00:00 July 22nd, 2009|* News & Updates|Comments Off on ‘Three Traditions of Painting’ at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art

100 Free College Courses To Develop Your Artistic Eye

There’s a lot of thought and technique that goes into a work of art. Whether it’s a novel, film, sculpture or painting, the skills necessary to produce a quality piece of art are worthy of admiration. Check out these free online courses for your artistic appreciation: 100 Free College Courses To Develop Your Artistic Eye [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:38+00:00 July 20th, 2009|* News & Updates|Comments Off on 100 Free College Courses To Develop Your Artistic Eye

Frank Stockton: The Business of Illustration

NORFOLK, VA -- On Thursday, July 23rd, AIGA Hampton Roads will feature illustrator Frank Stockton. The event will take place at  Symphonic for the City’s Warehouse , 1229 W. Olney Rd. Frank Stockton is an award wining illustrator based out of Brooklyn, New York.  His work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:38+00:00 July 4th, 2009|* News & Updates|Comments Off on Frank Stockton: The Business of Illustration

Robert Colescott, Painter Who Toyed With Race and Sex, Dies at 83

Robert Colescott, an American figurative painter whose garishly powerful canvases lampooned racial and sexual stereotypes with rakish imagery, lurid colors and almost tangible glee, died Thursday at his home in Tucson. He was 83. His death was confirmed by his wife, Jandava Cattron, who said he had suffered for several years from Parkinson syndrome. Mr. [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:38+00:00 June 17th, 2009|* News & Updates|Comments Off on Robert Colescott, Painter Who Toyed With Race and Sex, Dies at 83