Home Re-visited

It’s been 6 years since we featured the HOME show in the front room gallery! I remember it well… I chaired the show, invited lots of local artists to join us and with the help of fellow artist Barbara Desrosiers, we enlisted the help of some young budding artists to help us with a very…

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Ellen Pavlakos in her studio

As you can see still in rough stage and not clothed. This will change only when all the measurements, the corrections, the balance in the complete piece are made.Measurements! Something crazy happens some times when you measure the right side to have the same measurements as the left, and after a few hours work you…

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Creativity in Isolation, part 6

Renowned sculptor and gallery member Ellen Pavlakos has been working at her studio through this period of isolation. Her new piece is still in the rough stage and not dressed yet. Ellen adds; “It will be about balance and how important balance is in life, balance in everything we do.” We look forward to seeing…

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Creativity in Isolation part 4

We’re opening the gallery on Monday, June 1, and excited about sharing the amazing art our members create. They have been exercising their creativity at their homes and in their studios. We want to share some of that work with you.. Gallery member Renee Decator has been really inspired with some new subject matter and…

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Creativity in Isolation part 3

We’re opening the gallery on Monday, June 1, and excited about sharing the amazing art our members create. They have been exercising their creativity at their homes and in their studios. We want to share some of that work with you.. Lori Pitten Jenkins Cole’s Crabs, watercolor, by Lori Pitten Jenkins “A relative sent me…

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Creativity in Isolation

You probably won’t be surprised to hear that lots and lots of creative types flourish under self-induced isolation. While the gallery has been closed for the past 7 weeks following our state’s guidelines for the Covid 19 virus outbreak, our artists have been exercising their creativity at their homes and studios. We want to share…

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On the Easel ~ Jini James

This is a really big adventure painting for me.  I have decided to devote all my energies into figurative work for the time being as it has been a focus ever since I started my formal studies with an Illustrator when I was just 14.  I used to see figures as exacting portraits but now…

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“Art is Where You Find It…Or It Finds You” by Heather Kelley

I am in the waiting area recently. I can’t take my eyes off the woman sitting across from me.  She is wearing a black and white striped dress, has a black and white purse and is holding a cell phone in a black and white striped case. After the intrigue of the moment turns into…

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Endorphins on Your Canvas by Ellen Pavlakos

Hello Artists and Art lovers! While Gallery hopping the other day on Highland Avenue, our Arts district, I was amazed at the beautiful work in all the galleries. Paintings, sculpture, and beautiful pottery! A large “happy” painting made me stop to enjoy and think of a great article I read about the way you feel…

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HOW TO BECOME AN ARTIST

Heather Kelley Step 1: Choose the right parents.  Your mom takes art lessons from a prominent local artist.  You are a toddler who gets to scribble on scraps of paper during these lessons.  Mom never confesses to a suspected affair. You might have been a foil… Step 2: Grow up in the 1950’s Status and…

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