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Video: The latest on Banksy and His Influence on the Art World

Al Jazeera’s Joie Chen reports on the latest about elusive street artist Banksy’s work and how it’s influencing the art world.

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Banksy’s sliding fee scale

  Banksy does a little playful subversion of art pricing. He can certainly afford it, as long as it’s a prank confined to Central Park.  

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Sampling order from chaos

I had a fun conversation with Darryl Moody last week at Viridian Artists. The closing reception for his solo show on the 12th—tomorrow, as I’m posting this—and the show goes down the next day. He holds a BA in Graphic Arts from the University of Illinois in Chicago, where he studied design with Bauhaus artists […]

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists Annual Award Banquet

Prize winning artists June Shepherd, Dorothy Swain, Tom Austin and Charity Hubbard with judge Steven LaRose

Not getting away from my computer as much as I should, it was my great pleasure to step out and attend the annual awards banquet of the Southern Oregon Society of Artists on Saturday. This is the first time they held their year-end event at the Rogue Valley Country Club; around a hundred artists and their guests were seated at tables in the Country Club’s ball room where we enjoyed a beautiful luncheon with wine while waiting with bated breath for the Painting of the Year awards to be announced.

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