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Varney to be ArtsQuest featured artist

DEBORAH WHEELER @WaltonSunDeb The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County has announced that Jenna Varney of Santa Rosa Beach will be this year’s featured artist. “Jenna is a rising star in the local arts scene, especially at the Foster Gallery, … Continue reading

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Charcoal drawing by Brianna Lee of Visalia earns honorable mention at international art competition

@TheSunGazette NEW YORK — A Visalia artist’s drawing earned an honorable mention at an international art competition this month.  Brianna Lee of Visalia was among seven Californians and 176 award which emerged from a field of 3,750 entries from 69 … Continue reading

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RJD Art Explores Imagination

RJD Gallery presents “Surreal Alternative,” on view through May 13. Painters Faith Gurbuz, Alexander Klingspor, Jorge Santos, Armando Valero, and Margo Selski will be displaying their work, which challenges viewers to question the human experience beyond the confines of realism. … Continue reading

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Muskegon art museum to showcase national art prize

The call for entries runs through Sept. 28. The winner of The Bennett Prize will create her own solo exhibition of figurative realist paintings, which will first be shown at the Muskegon Museum of Art and then travel the country. … Continue reading

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“Classical Realism” theme of Chant art show

LORDS VALLEY – The Gallery at Chant Realtors welcomes Hemlock Farms artist Lisa Hannick in a solo exhibit and sale of her original oil paintings, during the months of May and June. Titled Classical Realism – a Painterly Approach, the … Continue reading

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Spring in Danubiana

Peter Pollág is the author of the Danubiana emblem, and also of the sculpture called Danube Wings at the tip of the peninsula which welcomes visitors. This year, he turns 60, and this, together with the 20 th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Students’ creations featured in MGCCC exhibit, competition

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Jefferson Davis campus, is finishing its school year with its annual student art exhibition and competition. Awards will be given in the categories of design, drawing, painting, ceramics and computer art. “This has been a … Continue reading

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Marblehead gallery brimming with local inspiration

Desdemona’s Art Gallery is open Friday through Monday, but hours will be expanded during the summer tourist season.(Photo: Sheri Trusty/Correspondent)   MARBLEHEAD – When artist Bailey VanKirk, owner of Desdemona’s Art Gallery, is asked how long she has been painting, … Continue reading

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President Byerly gives talk on Victorian era interconnectedness between science and art

Most may think of virtual reality as a new concept—a futuristic, novel idea routed in gaming and technology. That wasn’t so in the Victorian era, as President Alison Byerly discussed in her talk on Tuesday. Byerly majored in English at … Continue reading

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The Limits of Modern Portfolio Theory

More than 40 years ago, Tom Wolfe gently skewered the multidecade ascendancy of art theory in The Painted Word, a book triggered by the following statement in a 1974 New York Times review of an exhibition of realist painters by … Continue reading

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