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May 2017 Artist of the Month | Wildlife Artist Beatrice Bork

Wildlife artist Beatrice Bork is our May 2017 Artist of the Month! Bork was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition. Her wildlife painting Through the Shoals is seen below. Read more about the artist and her inspirations! beatricebork.com Through the Shoals (watercolor and gouache, 11×28) by Beatrice Bork Who I Am Wildlife artist and May Artist of the Month Beatrice Bork                         ... Read More »

One Handel, one heart

One Handel, one heart

I don’t usually attend a performance of an opera I’ve known well most of my life expecting a revelation, but exactly that happened Sunday afternoon at The English Concert’s presentation of Handel’s Ariodante conducted by Harry Bicket and starring a sovereign Joyce DiDonato in the title role.  It was not the singers nor the orchestra that so struck me but the magnificence of the work itself. Sure, everyone agrees that Ariodante is among Handel’s greatest ... Read More »

But is it an artful paradox?

But is it an artful paradox?

When I entered the small, unique performance space at National Sawdust, I found a bunch of people just sitting around. The chairs had been arranged in a haphazard way, instead of the linear and unilateral manner that one expects from a traditional auditorium.  There was no obvious performance space to locate, no point upon which to force one’s gaze. We were a muddled collection of people sitting, facing all different directions, and looking at different ... Read More »

Tell Your Art Story

#Art is inherently narrative, and drawing is no exception. Artists have been using drawing to tell stories since pencil was first put to paper. The Spring 2017 issue of Drawing magazine presents several examples of artists telling stories their way and offers insight into their processes to help inform your own. Subscribe to Drawing here. Make Way for Picture Books The exhibition “Make Way for Ducklings: The Art of Robert McCloskey,” celebrates the work of the author and illustrator ... Read More »

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