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Studio Sundays: Leonor Fini


A white cat in Leonor Fini's art studio

 

Every Sunday we give you a behind-the-scenes tour into the heart of creativity, the artist's studio. This week we visit the art studio of Leonor Fini an Argentinian artist who worked from Paris and adored cats.

 

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Curated Art Collection: Bone

Still life of a skull on top of two books


View more of Jose Pardo's painting portfolio here.

 

Each week we present a collection of artwork from a variety of artists curated around a common theme. This week the theme is Bone. As in biology. As in Anatomy. For this week's curated collection I thought that we would return to this all-time classic component of still-life: bone. The artistic study of bones, skulls and entire skeletons has a long-standing tradition which permeates…

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The Journey of Creating My Illustrated Book

Ex libris. A woman collapsed on a desk

 

Creating my book Eerie Dearies has been a journey. I have learned alot about patience.

It's been really exciting though there are times that I felt more like my illustration above. 

 

It was just after my solo exhibition in 2009 called Catholic Schoolgirls Rule when I was first intercepted by the publisher Simply Read. The show had sparked their interest and so they approached me about doing a book that had something to do with…

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Studio Sundays: Andy Warhol and a Cat


Andy Warhol in his art studio holding a cat

 

Every Sunday we give you a behind-the-scenes tour into the heart of creativity, the artist's studio. This week we visit the art studio of Andy Warhol, 1964.

 

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Curated Art Collection: Moon

Painting of the moon above tall grass

 

View more of Jacqueline Liddell Sheehan's painting portfolio here.

 

Each week we present a collection of artwork from a variety of artists curated around a common theme. This week the theme is Moon. As in the dead rock planet illuminated by our sun. As in the fabled and majestic sphere that humans have obsessed over. I chose the theme of moon after watching it rise over a small mountain from the perch of a condo balcony. At first…

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Art Shows A-Go-Go!

Initial

It's going to be a very busy next few months. My heart is fluttering nervously. I hope I can keep it together !!

 

I have two shows happening before the end of the year as well as a book launch. The first show is happening in October at Initial Gallery. It is a two-artist exhibition where I will be showing my iceberg paintings alongside the beautiful sign post photographs of Angela Fama. 

 

The second exhibition is coming up in…

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Artist Portfolio: Lisa Lackey

Textile art of a star

 

"4th Impression" 


Lisa Lackey is an artist from New York City.

A graduate of the University of Kansas in Architectural Engineering and the School of Visual Arts for her MFA, Lisa has been finding her artistic voice while raising her child and teaching Math and Art as a NYC Public School Teacher. Ready to share her work with the world, she offers this Website as her introduction. 

 

View more of Lisa's paintings on her artist…

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Online Portfolio: Olga de Klein

Mixed media artwork with thread and metal

 

"Rhizome 3"

 

A native of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Olga de Klein has lived in the Chattanooga area since 1987. Previous places she has called "home" include Mexico City, Acapulco, and Cancun, as well as Cali, Colombia, and Willemstad, Curacao.  Creativity always has been part of her life.  While initially her paintings were focused on portraits in oil, she has morphed into abstraction and textiles, with an unmistakable vivid…

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Studio Sundays: Leonora Carrington's Studio

Leonora Carrington sitting in front of her painting aisle

 

Every Sunday we give you a behind-the-scenes tour into the heart of creativity, the artist's studio. This week we visit the art studio of Leonora Carrington the British-born surrealist painter who spent most of her life in Mexico City.

 

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Artist Website: Michelle Marcotte

Painting of corn on the cob and tomatoes"Corn on the Cob and Toasted Tomato Sandwiches for Dinner", Oil on canvas

I worked over 35 yrs as a home economist, a food scientist, food and nutrition journalist, food stylist, and a food and agriculture regulatory affairs specialist. I still do those things, so painting food fresh and prepared really holds my heart.


Ideas come to me. I buy the food, prepare the food, style the food into a composition, photograph the food and then…

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Artist Website: Edward Bear Miller

Nude painting of a woman in water"Woman awash", Oil on canvas

I paint as a means to connect with the visible universe surrounding me and the less visible universe within me.  Often a pretty picture results, but painting pretty pictures is not my primary objective.  I am immersing myself in the stuff of existence, in color and contour and spatial relationships.  I process them and they merge with memories, urges, ideas of right and wrong and what is beautiful.…

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