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January Virtual Exhibition

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Bradley Butler was made for these times

Bradley Butler’s recent solo exhibition at Williams-Insalaco Gallery 34 at Finger Lakes Community College was a quiet thrill. The work is quietly evocative, simple, deeply felt and as ontologically disorienting as a Beckett play. He took his title from Pet Sounds, Brian Wilson’s groundbreaking album: I just wasn’t made for these times. Many of his […]

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Scott Noel

From Matt Klos at Exeter Gallery (241 S. Exeter St., Baltimore MD) a solo exhibition, “Still Life”, of Scott Noel’s recent paintings running through the end of the month. His remarks about color are on point. Noel’s paintings have a colorist’s skill with tone and hue. Once you recognize that little red action figure in […]

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Angel Makes Cover of Jacksonville Review

Have you have seen a copy of the December-January issue of the Jacksonville Review? Then you’ve seen the angel entered in this year’s Angels Show by Denali Rose Grace!

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Angel Artist Makes News

Angel Artist Katherine Bird Makes News in Grants Pass! Check out this article written by Tricia Drevets for the Grants Pass Daily Courier. In it, angel artist Katherine Bird and her art for this year’s Angels Show gets a beautiful writeup. Moreover, SOARs 9th Annual Angels Show got some great coverage as well. With so […]

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Folly and wisdom in The Ambassadors

It might be fun and profitable for someone—if college students still read Henry James—to translate his late novels into English. I read The Ambassadors in graduate school, as required, and absorbed little of it. It was a compulsory title. The problem was that I wasn’t prepared to pay enough attention to actually locate subjects and […]

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Life Studies

It’s the last week to see Jim Mott’s excellent work from a unique project, Life Studies, a modification of his usual itinerant mode, where he travels to a city like Ferguson, Missouri and paints scenes from the life of his participating host, as a gift in exchange for lodging. In this case, he has painted […]

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In a Different Light

At the opening reception for “In a Different Light” at Oxford Gallery Saturday, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., you’ll be able to get a glimpse of one of the best themed group shows Jim Hall has organized. Nearly all the work is rewarding and some of it is remarkable and surprising. Tom Insalaco has been […]

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Caitlin Winner’s radiant narratives

Note: I was honored to be included in Manifest Gallery’s Painted biennial, an international survey of new painting, yet the show came and went before I had a chance to write about it. A week ago, though, near the end of the exhibit, I participated in a Zoom call with 15 or so of the […]

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