Category Archives: News

Looking Back at George Washington

It is always interesting and fun, on the anniversary of a great leader’s birthday, to reflect on their life. February 22, 1732 was George Washington’s birthday. Today, while we see him as one of the most influential of American leaders, it is fascinating to look at his shortcomings and fears. He was, in essence, just like the rest of us.… (more…)

A Must-See Over President’s Day Weekend: Miami Art+Design

President’s Day Weekend just started looking up, as the Miami Art+Design (MA+D) will premiere there from February 14-18. The fair will take place at downtown’s Bayfront park and has been organized by IFAE in collaboration with the French SNA.\ As Christian Deydier, the President of the SNA said, “The fair will be especially attractive to collectors, architects, and designers from… (more…)

Art On Broadway Offering Painting Sessions

If you happen to be in Oregon sometime soon, you’re in for a treat. The downtown Beaverton art gallery, Art On Broadway, is offering painting sessions with Beaverton artist and co-director of the gallery, Donna Sanson. No experience is necessary and participants will work with acrylics. Participants in the Paint with an Artist program will go home with their artwork.… (more…)

Run to the LA Art Show

The LA Art Show is certainly one that you won’t want to miss if you can get yourself to Los Angeles between January 16 and 19th. For 18 years now, they have showcased an amazingly large spectrum of art. The LA Art Show was created by FADA and it is the longest running venue for showing contemporary, modern, historic and… (more…)

Creative Opportunities for Women in Business

It’s always refreshing to hear about businesses that are supportive of art ventures. Doral Bank, a subsidiary of Doral Financial Corporation, and Bayamon mayor Ramon Luis Rivera Cruz have just announced that 25 women will be given a unique opportunity. They will participate in a free three-month educational program by the Art Workshop (“Taller de Arte del Municipio de Bayamon”… (more…)

The Perfect Thanksgiving Get-Away

If you’re looking for the perfect getaway for Thanksgiving, this is definitely it. The Mendocino Art Center will soon have its 54th Annual Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Fair. The fair will take place from November 29th through December 1. Mendocino is a beautiful location along the Northern coast of California. Its rustic beachfront community is the perfect place to enjoy… (more…)

Famous Artists: President JFK

It’s always a pleasure to see professional artists and to enjoy their beautiful work. Many people don’t realize, however, that there are many hidden artists out there and some great artwork from unlikely corners. Take President John F. Kennedy. Did you realize that he painted? The story behind the paintings is actually a great one. As a young bride, Jacqueline… (more…)

Crafts Fair of the Southern Highlands

If you missed the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands this fall, you’ll have to watch for it in the summer. This fair takes place twice a year and is a feast for the eyes and for every artist’s creative juices. It took place here in Asheville from October 17-20 and will take place again next July. It takes place… (more…)

Amazing Photography Award Exhibit in London

Photographers around the world like Ray Kam were undoubtedly taking note at the second season of the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award that opened at the Royal Geographical Society in London on Tuesday, September 24, 2013. The exhibition was free and was part of a global tour that featured the best photographs from HIPA’s 2012-2013… (more…)

NY Art Book Fair Coming Soon

Whether you’re a book fiend or just enjoy browsing through large fairs, the NY Art Book Fair is not to be missed. Printed Matter, Inc. presents the fair for their 8th straight year at MoMA PS1. There will be a public opening on Thursday, September 19 and the fair will then run from the 20th to the 22nd. This event… (more…)