Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Surveying the landscape.

One wonderful part of the weekend before last was getting out to paint outdoors again, for the first time in a while (I don't do well outdoors in winter, even in a mild one). Here's a little sketch I did while out in rural Pennsylvania two weekends ago:

Prescott - a sketch, oil on panel, 6"x12"

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Beyond "The Expedition and Beyond"

Oh Internet, I am so giddy with happiness after a weekend spent with my fabulous fellow artists of “The Expedition and Beyond” exhibition down in Alexandria, Virginia… first, at the opening, then afterwards on a mini painting retreat out in semi-rural Pennsylvania. Ahhhh!!! Here are some photos from the opening:

 Steve Kantor and Alexandra Tyng

 Principle Gallery client and Rachel Constantine

 Sadie Valeri, Ali Ringenburg, Rachel Constantine

 Terry Strickland with the collectors who now own her painting of "The Three Fates" for which Sadie Valeri, Alia El-Bermani and myself were models

 Sadie Valeri, Alia El-Bermani, Rachel Constantine, Stefani Tewes

 Sadie Valeri, Diane Feissel, Alia El-Bermani, Rachel Constantine, Stefani Tewes

 My painting of Rachel Constantine at left, at right the painting of me (and a kitten) by Alia El-Bermani

 Angela Cunningham, Alia El-Bermani, Shannon Runquist

 Mario Robinson with a self-portrait by Rachel Constantine

 Diana Cobb Anstey and Alexandra Tyng

 Alia El-Bermani, Rachel Constantine, Stefani Tewes and Angela Cunningham

 Katherine Lofft and Rachel Constantine

 Cindy Procious and Mario Robinson

 Mia and Veronique Bergeron

 Cindy Procious and Linda Tracey Brandon

 Terry and Carly Strickland

Mia Bergeron and Cindy Procious

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

L'exposition "Expedition"

Because I'm certain I haven't posted enough about it yet, I'm going to remind you-all out there on the Internets that "The Expedition and Beyond" is opening this Friday, April 13, at Principle Gallery in Alexandria, VA! Check out Principle's blog post on the show at this link, and the image below, an ad featured in this month's edition of American Art Collector:

Aaaaaaand... there is more! We also have an article in this month's American Art Collector - here's a sneak peek:

Some of my fellow artists in the exhibition have written about the upcoming exhibition - we're all looking forward to it, and to seeing you there!!
Alexandra Tyng's blog
Alia El-Bermani's blog
Carly Strickland's blog
Katherine Stone's blog
Linda Tracey Brandon's blog
Sadie Valeri's blog
Terry Strickland's blog

MORE! Here are some kindly other writers and artists who have posted regarding the show:
Matthew Innis
Paula O'Brien
Tricia Ratliff