Did you know it’s been proven that art has a deep effect on our individual psyche? It’s more than, “Oh, I like that.” So much more. The ever-evolving nature of art touches our inner self, the core of who we are. Who YOU are. It reflects our life and times, offers us inspiration and motivation. And … Continue reading Art is so much more than, “Oh, I like that!”
Plein Air Artists of Colorado (PAAC) is coming to Sorrel Sky Gallery Durango for their 22nd Annual National Juried Fine Art Exhibition. This event will feature close to 100 different juried artists and almost 200 pieces, all completed entirely en plein air, and within the last two years. In addition, during the four days … Continue reading 22nd Annual National Juried Fine Art Exhibition of the Plein Air Artists of Colorado
“Their work … it’s infectious and enchanting.” – Shanan Campbell Wells Even though it’s only July, we’re eagerly anticipating the two-person show this fall, “Nature’s Spontaneity,” featuring the distinctive yet complementary works of plein air painters Peggy Immel and Stephen Day. Surrounded by the unceasing spontaneity seen in nature, each artist will present over … Continue reading Nature’s Spontaneity
Giclées, fine art reproduction, coveted for their fidelity and quality, first arrived in the art world in the early 1990s and they continue to gain popularity with artists, and with both new and experienced collectors. The word giclée, (pronounced “Zhee-Clay”), is derived from a French word meaning to spray or splash. In this process, … Continue reading It’s a Giclée. A Giclée? What Did You Say?
How much detail and history can be found in the works of Kevin Red Star? Find out as you listen to him talk about his painting, “Spotted Weasel.” Are those real buffalo horns? If the Crow Indians are amongst the Plains Indian tribal groups, where did the shells seen in the warrior’s breastplate come from? What does … Continue reading “Spotted Weasel”
Coming this fall … “True Myths” with Phyllis Stapler Phyllis pulls us into a world of vibrant color, of legend and lore, a world that is new but familiar at the same time. – Shanan Campbell Wells This one-woman show, “True Myths,” featuring the paintings of Phyllis Stapler, begins on September 7, 2018. With several … Continue reading “True Myths”
No matter how many ways it’s said, it’s always true! Continue reading Always true …