Tag Archives: Paintings

Tier IV and new paintings

My neighborhood is finally gentrifying. A white barred owl sat in my street the other night as I pulled into the driveway and I realized she’d probably been displaced by all the tree removal behind my back 40. My property … Continue reading

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A bevy of exhibits

Continuing my goal to hit most of the new gallery spaces in town within my first year of being back in Atlanta, I visited Poem88 off Howell Mill road yesterday for an artist’s talk by Ryan Nabulsi. Nabulsi is a … Continue reading

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Save the bees

Bee up Image ©RoxanaVilla Bees need protection. You may be aware of Colony Collapse Disorder, but you may not know that scientists haven’t yet figured out what’s causing it. I watched a PBS program last week about the bee population … Continue reading

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Françoise Gilot and my moving company

An interesting coincidence; one of my moving estimates turned up the French artist, Françoise Gilot. Who also happened to be married to Picasso and whose book that has sold over a million copies, “Life with Picasso”, I read in 1989. … Continue reading

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Milton Resnick, painting in action.

I discovered this tonight on public TV. Resnick is superb in his evaluation of what makes a painter tick. ‘The first five minutes are the best, after that you’re in trouble’. ‘Artists have ups and downs. If you’re good, you’re … Continue reading

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Print Society… and Etsy makes the NY Times

I discovered a new online art site that is elegantly sophisticated in its interface and look. Cleaner and more spare than most of the sites I’ve seen devoted to art or for that matter, any retail,  Sahadeva Hammari helped to design … Continue reading

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New paintings and a salon for storytellers

A series of new fall paintings. October. Oil on canvas panel 8″x10″ 2009. (sold)   November. Oil on canvas panel 8″x10″ 2009.   November II. Oil on canvas panel 8″x10″ 2009. Last night I went over to a friend’s 1732 … Continue reading

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Interview with Loren Munk

I first met Loren, aka his reportage alias James Kalm, online. In fact I’ve only corresponded with him online. But I feel as though I know him through his video reviews of the NYC arts scene. As James Kalm, he … Continue reading

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Interview with artist Victoria Veedall

I’m discovering quite a few gallery exhibiting artists with BFA’s and residencies in their background turning to Etsy or other online retail art sites like the more upscale 1000 Markets. These artists may still be in the gallery and museum system, … Continue reading

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Interview with Constance Humphries

This is the first in a monthly series of artist interviews. I met the painter Constance Humphries online at 1000 Markets, where she recently opened a new market called Dialogue, featuring contemporary abstract work. She lives in Asheville, NC and … Continue reading

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