Trending Articles

Friends of SOAR

For great posts about the business of art, check out The Artsy Shark HERE!
ArtistsBillofRights.org reviews competitions and appeals seeking creative content, listing those that respect your copyrights and highlighting those that don't. Art Matters! publishes calls to artists, and not all of them may be compliant with ABoR's standards. Visit their site to learn more.
We support the Embedded Metadata Manifesto.  Metadata is information such as copyright notice and contact info you can embed in your images to protect your intellectual property, save time when uploading to social sites and promote your art. Click to visit the site and learn more.

Serene solitudes

I visited Arcadia, in Pasadena, after Shawn Downey’s solo show closed nearly half a year ago now, yet some of his work was still hanging in the rear gallery and I was able to get a close look at half a dozen paintings, which was a great treat—including this one hanging above its shipping crate, […]

Continue reading Serene solitudes

Author Reading

Art Presence Art Center invites you to join Susan Wrona as she reads from her book of poetry, “Radiant Cup”. This is on June 14th at 5:00 in the classroom at Art Presence Art Center at 206 North 5th Street in Jacksonville. Refreshments wi…

Continue reading Author Reading

Fractured literacy

It always cheers me when Ben Tankard posts something new on Instagram. The Australian painter works in several modes, one being his surreal landscapes where ordinary people confront things they can’t quite comprehend—if we’re honest with ourselves, we are those people, all the time, aren’t we?—and in another series he does Monopoly board images that […]

Continue reading Fractured literacy

Legislative Update for Annual Convention on June 14th, 2019

Read the latest legislative update for June 14, 2019.

Continue reading Legislative Update for Annual Convention on June 14th, 2019

Making Small Pictures of Seashells

Making pictures, as in to form, shape, bring about or create a picture.  Small Studies. It’s the season of “smalls” – that is drawing small studies on a regular basis. Though, truthfully, I am working on a medium size watercolor painting in my “Three Minute Egg” series.  However it is taking a while.  And, when […]

The post Making Small Pictures of Seashells appeared first on Margaret Stermer-Cox.

Continue reading Making Small Pictures of Seashells

ART PRESENCE 2019 CALL TO ARTISTS

Art Presence Art Center’s 2019 call to artists for October Imaginarium show is on! This year’s theme is Mischief & Magic.  Both 2D and 3D artwork welcome for the main gallery show and artisan pieces in the same theme for the Galleria. Application fee is $30, and the deadline is Thursday, August 1, 2019. This […]

The post ART PRESENCE 2019 CALL TO ARTISTS appeared first on Art Presence Art Center.

Continue reading ART PRESENCE 2019 CALL TO ARTISTS

Windows onto the world

The current group show at Oxford Gallery, “Metamorphosis,” is one of the strongest James Hall has put together. Maybe because the theme signifies the essence of art itself. Art is alchemy, taking common human experience and transforming it into the idiosyncratic terms of an individual artist’s ornery insistence on his or her skewed way of […]

Continue reading Windows onto the world

ArtsVote 2020 Podcast Press Release

New Podcast Series Reveals 2020 Presidential Candidates’ Views on Arts, Vision for Advancing Support for Arts and Charitable Sector

Continue reading ArtsVote 2020 Podcast Press Release

12: The Chevrolet Suburban

“It’s a brand new car!” The gang hit the road in a 2018 Chevrolet Suburban SUV. Rugged, automation,

Continue reading 12: The Chevrolet Suburban

Zoé La Terreur and Nic Temple – June First Friday Music

June 7th at Ashland Art Center Music begins at 5:30 pm. Zoé La Terreur and Nic Temple met in 2017, in Ashland, Oregon. After a first beautiful collaboration in a fundraiser, they decided to form the duo Purely Blue. They both have a formal training in classical music and also enjoy exploring different styles, such […]

Continue reading Zoé La Terreur and Nic Temple – June First Friday Music