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Curated Art Collection: Over and Under


Abstract oil on panel painting

"Beige Walls, Clean Linoleum" Vanessa Maltese,  oil on panel.


Each week we present a curated collection of artwork. This week's Curated Art Collection is all on the theme of Over and Under.  As in the dizzing weave above surface and through sub dimensions. I love when elements of a piece of art are obscured and then reappear. The disappearing act let's us know that there are other depths depicted on the substrate. Featuring art by:…

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Curated Art Collection: Odd Tales


Painting of hair in shoes with mirror on top"Love Disarmed" René Magritte

 

Each week we present a curated collection of artwork. This week the theme is Odd Tales.  As in enigmatic narratives that lingers long after their telling. Featuring art by: René Magritte, Valero Doval,  Liza Montgomery, Luis Pons, Ben Alper, Leanne Schnepp, and Albert Merkael. Since I was a little girl I have loved to be told stories, and the stranger they were, the more they seemed to stick…

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Curated Art Collection: Overlay

 
Painting with mountains and trees and snowCollage by Ange Boccici

 

Each week we present a curated collection of artwork. This week the theme is Overlay.  As in overlapping dimensions in varying transparency. A blending of different times and spaces causing strange elemental phenomena. Featuring art by: Ange Boccici, Sandra Martin, Morgan Wedderspoon,  Rachael Siminovitch, Thea Yabut, Office Supplies Incorporated, and Jim Sanborn. I love the surprise of overlay…

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Curated Art Collection: Subdued


Painting of figure in garden"Fire at Bean Gully" Sofia Arnold

 

Each week we present a curated collection of artwork. This week the theme is Subdued.  As in the brooding low-level energy conjured by muddy, dim pallettes and soft edges. Featuring art by: Sofia Arnold, Shawn Demarest, Noah Verrier, David Hockney, Camilla Engman, Dean Osgood and Tim Van Ginkel.  I love these works for their ability to be soft and strong at the same time. Low contrast,…

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Curated Art Collection: Garden


painting of see through dome with plantsJeremy Miranda from the "Seabrook" Series

 

Each week we present a curated collection of artwork from a variety of artists curated around a common theme. This week's Curated Art Collection is all on the theme of Garden. A place of retreat and a place to groom and pluck. Featuring art by: Jeremy Miranda, Judith Elsasser, Edouard Manet, Janna Morton, Laura Flowers, Joel David Abramson and Laine Godsey. A garden is a place of growth,…

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Curated Art Collection: Night

Painting of fires burning at night reflected on waterView more of Noah Verrier'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 Night.  As in the soft dark calm that blankets everything once day has relinquished it's industrious energy. I love night paintings, the dark and moody palette's and forms emerging in the shadows. I'd like to show you how a few of our member's have interpreted…

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Curated Art Collection: Repetition


painting of a house on the water with mountains in the backgroundView more of Lesley Goren's art 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 Repetition.  As in the again and again of it all. These artists create a rhythm in their work by repeating elements, but they all do it in a slightly different way. I like the visual impact of that repetition can make and wanted to share it with you  within these…

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Curated Art Collection: Children

Painting of two children

View more of D'Andrea Bowie'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 Children.  As innocence and littleness. I wanted to present this collection to show how artists can portray that delightful energy of being a child. Here are some carefully selected artworks curated around the idea of children.

 

Painting of a child eating a cookie

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Curated Art Collection: Pattern

painting of bottles on a table with an ornate pattern on the table clothView more of Amber Petersen'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 Pattern.  As in the designed and ornate, repetitive and busy. I chose this theme because I enjoy the cacophony of pattern. It can add an element of luxury and play with and against perspective. Here are some carefully selected artworks curated around the idea…

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Curated Art Collection: Forest Creature

sculpture of a man with branches sticking out

View more of Monique Blom's sculpture 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 Forest Creature.  As in it came from the woods. I wanted to present this collection of artworks to spark your imagination. What else might dwell in the heart of the forest? Is their language soft like moss and fluid like a tiny underground stream? Here…

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Curated Art Collection: Atmosphere

Night photograph of a walkway
View more of the art portfolio by L M Braun.

 

Each week we present a collection of artwork from a variety of artists curated around a common theme. This week the theme is Atmosphere.  As in the ephemera of light and air. The alchemy of an environment's mood. I wanted to present this collection to show how artists create a variety of types of atmosphere in their work that can inspire delicious elation in those who view it. Here are…

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Curated Art Collection: Chachka

stack of photographs wrapped with a string

 

View more of Kim Dembrosky's art portfolio.

 

Each week we present a collection of artwork from a variety of artists curated around a common theme. This week the theme is Chachka. As in the trinkets of memory preservation. As in the collections of tiny objects, thoughtfully gathered and preciously saved. This theme is inspired by the compulsion of gathering and grouping objects. I love to see things categorically assembled by…

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Curated Art Collection: Geometry


artistic close-up photo of shoes

 

View more of Sara Mercer's art 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 Geometry. As in the straight lines enclosing sharp spaces. As in the magic transfigurations of mathematics. I am guilty of becoming a bit obsessed with geometry in art lately and it has been showing up in my own artwork here which is why I selected…

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Curated Art Collection: Psychadelia


Sara is alive

 

View more of Sara Gonzalez's design portfolio.

 

Each week we present a collection of artwork from a variety of artists curated around a common theme. This week the theme is Psychedelia. As in the wildly warping colours. As in the surreal blast of the fantastic. I chose this theme for it's boldness of colour and fantastical subjects. These works are a visual trip into a surreal perspective and the energetic quality seems to wake me…

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Curated Art Collection: Magic

Layered collage with photo and drawing


View more of Sara Kaltwasser's art portfolio.

 

 

Each week we present a collection of artwork from a variety of artists curated around a common theme. This week the theme is Magic. As in sparks, illusions and shifts in reality. I chose this theme to explore works that seem to evoke an energetic sparkle and a touch of the mysterious. I am much enamoured by mysterious art that leaves me pondering it's meaning and origin. Here are…

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