Monday, November 30, 2009

Fine Arts Center Member's Holiday Show

The Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs is sponsoring its annual member's Holiday Show during the month of December. I will have two of my paintings of Hot Springs on exhibit: Gallery Walk and Arlington Hotel. Stop in during the month to enjoy the show. The Fine Arts Center is located at 610A Central Avenue, and is open from 11 to 4, Monday through Saturday.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Demo for TAG

Today I gave a painting demonstration to TAG, the Traditional Artists Group of Hot Springs. I chose to repeat the painting Early Snow that I did for Richard Stephens' class about a month ago. This time I only had about 45 minutes, so I did the drawing and prepared the paper before the clock started. The artists at the meeting seemed to enjoy the demo, and several of them told me they learned a few things.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Kimbell Art Museum Commission

I was recently commissioned by Barbara White of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, to create a painting of the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, where she worked for a number of years. The museum is housed in a unique building designed by architect Louis Kahn which uses natural light to enhance one's experience of the art. The client provided a number of photographs of the building for reference, and participated in selecting the basic viewpoint of the painting, as well as the frame and matting used, and seemed very happy with the result.

My World in Watercolor Exhibit

I will be Featured Artist at the Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs, located at 610A Central Avenue, during the month of November. Please join me at my reception on Friday, November 6, from 5 to 9 pm during Gallery Walk, to enjoy the art and say "Hello".

This exhibit, My World in Watercolor, comprises twenty-five rural and urban landscape paintings. Rural scenes of barns, covered bridges, and green valleys capture a sense of the peace and serenity of days gone by. A variety of waterscapes include quiet harbors, rushing rivers, and bustling fishing boats amid our coastal waters. There are energetic urban scenes of Hot Springs, Little Rock, and several foreign cities that I have visited. And I will also be showing an engaging abstract as a change of pace.

If you can't make it to Gallery Walk, stop by the Fine Arts Center any time during November to enjoy my exhibit. The Fine Arts Center is open from 11 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday.