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Mixed Media: Seven Million Acres

Seven Million Acres Project-at Street Road Artist Space

This week at Street Road Artists Space is co-hosting the 100 Women of Brandywine Valley which is an excellent charity event.I Let's focus on Street Road. I had been meaning to visit this unassuming space off of Street Road (just past Rt. 41) run by artist, Emily Artinian, for a while. The trip was long overdue. Artinian graciously hosted the 100 Women Charity Event ...

 
 

Mixed Media: Creative entrepreneurs

Last weekend, Square Pear Gallery in Kennett Square held a workshop for artists and creative entrepreneurs. I’m not usually one for productivity on a Sunday, but this workshop piqued my interest as it appealed to a very specific creative audience. Square Pear’s “Winter Workshop” featured a two part event hosted by a panel of artists and creatives who have paved their ...

 

Mixed Media: Heroines of history

I hope everyone’s enjoying the gentle springish thaw today. At this point, the light has changed and, in my opinion, spring can’t come soon enough. So let’s look forward towards the upcoming art events leading us into March. March 12th - April 6th, Somerville Manning will be hosting a solo exhibition of figurative paintings by Holly Trostle Brigham. Imbued with ...

 

Mixed Media: Love art

Happy Valentine's Day! Enjoy the night in or out with a loved one. If flying solo, I hope today brings you happiness with friends, or on your own. Take some time this Valentine's Day to enjoy something beautiful, like art. This February’s show at The Palette & Page in Elkton, MD centers around artistic collaboration. Now, through the end of February, stop in to ...

 

Mixed Media: Pops

Were you able to make it out for any of last weekends events? Considering the delightful polar vortex that overshadowed most of the country last week attendance was light. While Pop Up Art KSQ still hosted their Wilmington exhibition, "OFF SITE" at Chris White Gallery, they will also be hosting a closing reception on February 22nd (Friday) from 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. ...

 

Mixed Media: Pop Up Art KSQ goes off site

I held my column hostage this week while I waited to confirm some very exciting news! Pop Up Art KSQ  will be linking up with Delaware Art Museum and Chris White Gallery to present OFF SITE: A Pop Up Art KSQ Winter Exhibition. The timeline has been quite a whirlwind, with this opportunity opening up yesterday. Pop Up Art KSQ will be installing next week, and the ...

 

Mixed Media: Color in winter

The winter doldrums are upon us. Holidays are over, and now we hang out in limbo, preparing for snowstorm after snowstorm until Spring arrives. Or… you can head to Church Street Gallery for a solo exhibition of Charles Jay’s work in West Chester and get your fix of colorful florals and a flavor of warmth and vibrancy that is lacking in the winter months. Jay is a ...

 

Mixed Media: ‘No Starving Artist’

I mentioned in last weeks’ article, Delaware College of Art and Design in conjunction with The Money School of the Delaware Financial Literacy Institute will present their a workshop in their “No Starving Artist” speaker series. Stop by at 6 p.m. Wednesday January 9 for the “Money Workshop”. This event is free and open to the public. Aspiring artists should jump on ...

 

Mixed Media: Chinese new year

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2019, and in the Chinese new year, it will be the Year of The Pig. Let’s not read into that too much. Anyway, in terms of the Chinese Zodiac, the pig represents wealth and fortune. The pig is a rational, hard worker that occasionally treats itself. It brings energy to anything it does. So, the pig means productive, successful things for ...

 

Mixed Media: Holiday art bustle

Kennett Square is absolutely bustling with holiday activity. Walking along State Street on the weekend, I can hear the horse drawn carriages and see the lines at the shuttle taking people from Kennett Square to Longwood Gardens and vice versa. Holiday shoppers are out in full force, buzzing from one boutique to another, and making hot chocolate/coffee stops at ...

 

Mixed Media: Five new exhibitions at Wayne Arts Center

There’s a lot going on at Wayne Arts Center this month. Not one but five new exhibitions are on display. You should definitely pay a visit, and here’s why. First exhibition to greet you in the foyer “Geometry In Color"  offsets the bleak grey winter days of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Warm up and take in the large, playful paintings, vibrating with color. Wayne ...