Reflections: Stop Being Perfect!

March 30, 2015 Simple….there is no such thing as a perfect artist, illustrator, painter, or sculptor. We all want our work to be the perfect work. We want it to be exactly on point perfect, but there is no such thing. None. I’m sure that other artists stress themselves out about certain shapes, shadows of an object or space. The more you stress about it the more frustrated you become. By this time you no longer want to work on your project and you just might put it on the back burner for a while. Let’s just stop all the … Continue reading Reflections: Stop Being Perfect!

Art Close-Up: Bjork Retrospective @ MoMA….What’s Really Going On?

March 30, 2015 A certain exhibition has critics in an uproar. That should be the name of this post. As some of you already know or don’t know, is that Icelandic pop icon Bjork has an exhibition that is now held at MoMA and will be there till early June of this year. I was surprised by this because, I mean I know who Bjork is. I’m familiar with her music, it just took me off guard, because I didn’t think she would even consider doing that type of thing. Too bad I can’t just pop up at MoMA to … Continue reading Art Close-Up: Bjork Retrospective @ MoMA….What’s Really Going On?

Artscene Newsletter: VCFA 20th Annual Postgraduate Writers’ Conference / VCFA Novel Retreat

March 25, 2015 Hello again! I said there is more and here they are…….. 20TH ANNUAL POSTGRADUATE WRITERS’ CONFERENCE August 10 – 16, 2015 Creative Nonfiction Richard McCann Brenda Miller Sue William Silverman Anthony Swofford   Flash Fiction Pamela Painter   Novel Andre Dubus III Lee Martin Xu Xi   Short Story David Jauss Ellen Lesser   Poetry Jamaal May   Poetry Manuscript Rigoberto Gonzalez Kathleen Graber A. Van Jordan Patricia Smith Contact Ellen Lesser Conference Director pgconference@vcfa.edu / 802. 828. 8835 For more information please go to vcfa.edu/writing/pwc.   VCFA 2ND NOVEL RETREAT May 19 – 25, 2015 Immersion … Continue reading Artscene Newsletter: VCFA 20th Annual Postgraduate Writers’ Conference / VCFA Novel Retreat

Artscene Newsletter: Coastal Maine Art Workshops

March 25, 2015 Last Wednesday for March, the month is almost over, but that doesn’t mean I’ll stop with great stuff to share….not even. COASTAL MAINE ART WORKSHOPS All classes in Rockland unless otherwise noted. July 13 – 17, 2015, Belfast. Tony van Hasselt AWS, Watercolor Workshop WC Plein Air Landscape. All levels. $595 or 3 days /$425 July 20 – 24, 2015, Mel Stabin AWS NWS, Watercolor: Simple, Fast and Focused. WC Plein Air. Int/Adv. $695. July 27 – 31, 2015, Belfast. Alvaro Castagnet, Paint with Passion! WC Plein Air Int/Adv. $695. August 3 – 7, 2015, Belfast. Don Andrews AWS, Color … Continue reading Artscene Newsletter: Coastal Maine Art Workshops

At the Museum: South London Gallery

March 20, 2015 Happy Friday, happy weekend ahead! Hello everyone. Shadowbox is heading across the pond to the South London Gallery! SOUTH LONDON GALLERY Founded in 1891, the South London Gallery is a public-funded gallery of contemporary art in Camberwell, London. Until 1992, it was known as the South London Art Gallery, but now the acronym SLG is often used. WHAT’S ON Exhibitions Live Art & Film Talks & Events SLG Local Children & Families Young People Current Exhibition: Isabelle Cornaro / Saturday, January 24 – Sunday, April 5, 2015 / Main and First Floor Galleries, Free Next Exhibition: Kapwani … Continue reading At the Museum: South London Gallery