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Pat Stocks’s works on display at Iona
The Wednesday Studio show at the Iona Senior Services galleries represented the first time that all of us had our art on display together. Yesterday we had a closing reception and took our paintings and drawings off the walls and brought them home. But I have two more posts to write to finish featuring some works for each artist. This post features some of the works of Pat Stocks. Pat Stocks in the studio. Doctor’s Bane. Watercolor by Pat Stocks. Pat Stocks: Signs and Wonders. Pastel. Pat Stocks: Hungry Heron. Pastel. In the ... Read More
Published on Sunday, November 19, 2017By wisemarian
Save the Date for Our Open House & Holiday Sales
Artfête Weekend is coming! Every year, The Art League opens up its doors for the annual Artfête Open House & Holiday Party, Ceramics Sale, and Jewelry Sale. Join us at our Madison Annex as we kick off the holiday season and see what happens at The Art League’s school! When December 8–10, 2017 Where The Art League’s Madison Annex 305 Madison Street, Alexandria, VA(Google Maps) Free admission! Friday: Open House & Holiday Party When: Friday, December 8, 6:00–9:00 pm Help us kick off the holiday season with live music, great artwork, ... Read More
Published on Friday, November 17, 2017By The Art League
MELT away Winter Aches and Pains
It’s that time of year when the cold seeps into your bones and your muscle and joints scream out for a warm fireside and a cup of tea. Treat your body to the relaxation and pain management session it needs this weekend at Joe’s Movement Emporium with Amy Liss’ MELT Method workshop for neck and lower back pain. The MELT Method® is a simple self-treatment technique that eliminates chronic pain, improves flexibility, posture, and decreases the accumulated stress caused by the repetitive postures and movements of everyday living. This technique ... Read More
Published on Thursday, November 16, 2017By neenajoe
Anne Shields has both books and pastel works in Iona show
The Wednesday Studio show at Iona Senior Services is the first time that all of us have had our art on display together. Along with beautiful pastel works on display in the Iona galleries, Anne Shields has two books that she wrote and illustrated, and one book for which she wrote the text. These are the links to previous blog posts about Anne’s books: Show!, Missing Pumpkin, and Beets, Baths, and Ballet. Here are four of the pastels that Anne has on display at Iona. Anne Shields in the studio.   Anne Shields: Tree ... Read More
Published on Thursday, November 16, 2017By wisemarian
Lynne Mallonee Schlimm has wonderful watercolors at Iona
The Wednesday Studio show at the Iona Senior Services galleries represents the first time that all of us have had our art on display together. This post features some of Lynne Mallonee Schlimm’s watercolors that are at Iona now. Lynne Mallonee Schlimm in the studio. Oysters by Lynne Mallonee Schlimm. Watercolor. Lynne Mallonee Schlimm: Chicken Nuggets. Watercolor. WWII Navigator by Lynne Mallonee Schimm. Watercolor.               ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, November 14, 2017By wisemarian
DC Exhibits We’re Thankful For & Other Artful Links
Michelangelo is at the Met — look out for a future blog post on this exhibit! November is awash in cool exhibits to see in DC, whether you need a family activity for Thanksgiving weekend — or you just want to do something inside and pretend winter isn’t coming. But before we get to the exhibits, there’s some … Important art-world news Today in “things that drive us a little batty,” Fiona Candlin conducted research into why visitors continue to touch artwork and other museum artifacts. We understand the urge, ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, November 14, 2017By The Art League
Artist Opportunities #397
This week’s banner image is a painting by Art League instructor Rick Weaver. On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area and beyond. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here. Public sculpture Friends of Leesburg Public Arts is renewing its sculpture on loan program: ArtsPARKs 2018 at Raflo Park in Leesburg VA. For more information, see the Artist Opportunities page and click on “button.” Video art Deadline: January 1, 2018. Videos not in ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, November 14, 2017By The Art League
Great Birds for November DAB-Day
Is it just me, or does drawing a bird bring out the best creativity in people? I am blown away (again) by the artistic birds submitted.. Don’t forget: You can have your own bird art published in this very blog. Just take a picture of your art and email it to [email protected] The next Draw-a-Bird Day is December 8, 2017. Here are this month’s birds: Ellen Cornett: Everybody Wears Hats. Carbon pencil. Eileen Leahy: Common Loon (Summer Plumage). iPhone drawing app. Linda Norton: Nuthatch. Colored pencil. Fran Tomlinson: Three Antarctic ... Read More
Published on Sunday, November 12, 2017By wisemarian
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