Monday, August 31, 2009

Leah Hopkins Henry - Portraits

"Stokes @ 9", 9 x 12, oil painting by Leah Hopkins Henry.  www.leahhenry.com, www.leahhopkinshenry.blogspot.com. leah@leahhenry.com

Sunday, August 30, 2009

EQUESTRIAN ART - DONNA THOMAS


"Don't Worry", a 40 x 30 oil by Donna Thomas. (SOLD)

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WINNERS OF THE ATLANTA ARTISTS CENTER NATIONAL SHOW

Awards for the Atlanta Artists Center 6th National Show announced:

1st place - Phil Ralston (Atlanta, GA)

2nd place - Karen S. Campbell (Suwanee, GA)

3rd place - Virginia Hopkins (Hopkins, SC)

Honorable Mentions - Clara Blalock (Atlanta, GA), Karla Hackenmiller (Cumming, GA), Abram Kaplan (Granville, OH)

Merit Awards - Bob Burkhardt (Atlanta, GA), Cathy Erhler (Atlanta, GA)

President's Award - Art Werger (Athens, OH)

BETH STORMONT - PALETTE KNIFE CITY SCAPE


"Atlanta City Scape", palette knife in oil by Beth Stormont.

LEAH HOPKINS HENRY - OILS


"Italian Still Life", a 20 x 30 oil still life by Leah Hopkins Henry.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Thursday, August 27, 2009

6th ANNUAL ATLANTA ARTISTS CENTER NATIONAL SHOW

The reception for the 6th Annual National Show for the Atlanta Artists Center will be held this Saturday evening, August 29th, from 6 - 8 pm at the center. Annette Cone-Skelton of MOCAGA judged this year's show. I would like to remark that the collaborative effort from all of the AAC volunteers has been tremendous and resulted in a beautiful event. I hope you will join us for great art and converstaion, music by Julie Gribble who just moved here from LA and to learn hear who our winners are. The first place prize is $1000.

Donna Thomas, Chair of Event
http://www.atlantaartistscenter.org/

BETH STORMONT - OIL


"Blue Truck", oil by Beth Stormont.

LEAH HOPKINS HENRY - FINE ART PORTRAITURE


"Her Secret Garden", a 30 x 24 framed oil on linen by Leah Hopkins Henry, $3500.
404-295-6088

SHARMILA ROY - OILS


"Out to Sea", a 30 x 40 oil by Sharmila Roy.

MITZI ROTHMAN - PASTELS


"Puppies", an 19 x 25 pastel on La Carte.
Pet Portraits

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

VEVA DUNCKEL


"Twisting", 11 x 22 acrylic by Veva Dunckel.

BETH STORMONT - PALETTE KNIFE


"Angela's Sunflowers", palette knife oil by Beth Stormont.

DONNA THOMAS


"Three Lemons", 12 x 12 palette knife oil, by Donna Thomas.
$500

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Saturday, August 22, 2009

DONNA THOMAS


"Pasture Sunrise", a 36 s 48 oil on linen by Donna Thomas.

GERI ZAKI - OIL PORTRAITS


"Dominique", an 18 x 24 oil on stretched canvas by Geri Zaki.
zak@mindspring.com
770-979-3044

Friday, August 21, 2009

WENDY ADAMS


"Afternoon Roses", an 11 x 14 oil by Wendy Adams, $800 unframed, $950 framed; enhanced giclee $295

ALISHA ARD - ACRYLICS


"Two of a Kind", a 12 x 12 acrylic by Alisha Ard.

CHRISTY MULL


"First Rose", a 5 x 7 oil, $95
(see info in her works below for bio)

JENNY SCHULTZ


"Brown Jug". 10 x 14 oil on linen panel by Jenny Schultz

CATHY GROOME


"The View at Pawley's Island", a 9 x 12 oil by Cathy Groome

SUZANNE ENGEL


"In the Spotlight", an 9 x 12 oil, $245, by Suzanne Engel

Thursday, August 20, 2009

22nd ANNUAL NATIONAL EXHIBITION - SOUTH COBB ARTS ALLIANCE


"El Morro", Havan, Cuba, 30 x 40, by Marta Suarez was juried into the South Cobb Alliance's 22nd National Exhibition juried by Tommy Mew. August 22 - September 28, Mable House Arts Center, 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton, Ga 31026

JENNY SCHULTZ - OILS


"Seaside Paradise", 12 x 12 oil on linen panel by Jenny Schultz.

CHRISTY MULL - OILS


"The Light of Venice", 16 x 20 oil, $750

CATHY GROOME - PALETTE KNIFE (OILS)


"Bucket Buddy", 9 x 12, $450

CLYDE DRAUGHON - WATERCOLOR


"Market in Tahiti", 11 x 15 watercolor, $325

JANE ROYAL - WATERCOLOR


"Pansy", watercolor by Jane Royal.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

MITZI ROTHMAN - PASTEL PORTRAITS


"Golden Boy", Mitzi Rothman, 11 x 14 pastel on paper.

PAINT-OUT AT ZOO ATLANTA

Charles Young Walls just posted a message on facebook about a "paint-out" at Zoo Atlanta benefitting the pandas there - "Give So They Stay". To be held September 12th from 12 pm - 6 pm at Zoo Atlanta; hosted by Emily Ryals and the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art.

CLYDE DRAUGHON


Watercolor, $385, by Clyde Draughon, an Atlanta watercolorist, signature member of the Georgia Watercolor Society, Merit Member of the Atlanta Artists Center (AAC), and member of the Southern Watercolor Society. Clyde is an award winning artist in the above mentioned organizations, as well as, the Quinlan Art Center.

CHRISTY MULL


"Artichoke and Lavender", a 11 x 14 oil, $625, by Christy Mull, a graduate of Ringling School of Art, a graphic illustrator for 35 years, and accepted artist of the Oil Painters of America (OPA). Artist expertise in plein air, portraiture and still life. Christy instructs at The Art School in Sandy Springs.

CATHY GROOME


"Bucket Buddy", Cathy Groome, 9 x 12 oil palette knife, $450

ESTER WILSON


"Eskimo", Ester Wilson, oil, 12 x 12

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

ESTER WILSON


Ester Wilson's "Curls", oil on canvas, 8 x 10

MITZI ROTHMAN - PET PORTRAITS


Mitzi Rothman's pastel portrait.
404-872-0582

SUZANNE ENGEL - OIL PAINTER


"Classic Elegance, 36 x 24, oil, $600

HELLO, DAILY PAINTERS!

This blog is off to a great start! I very much appreciate those of you who have submitted work, those who are followers, and those who intend to submit work in the future. This blog is intended for everyone without prejudice. I would like to post single works from artists each day rather than posting several each day. My sole intent of this blog is to support artists in the Atlanta area. Any sales that occur as a result of the blog will be the responsibility of the artist. I wish you luck and success! Send more jpegs when you complete your work!!! And, please, ask others to join!

Donna Thomas
Blog Site Administrator
The Art School in Sandy Springs
www.theartschoolinsandysprings.com

WENDY ADAMS


"Charleston Fountain", an 11 x 14 oil, by Wendy Adams who is an accomplished artist who has studied within the U.S. and internationally. Wendy, working in both oils and watercolor, has published in "Arts in America" and has exhibited works locally at the Swan Coach House, the Atlanta Artists Center, and Chastain Gallery. She is the author of an article, "The Joy of Plein Air Painting". In August 2009, she received an honorable mention at the Great Chattahoochee Paint Out.
404-512-8593

"Spring Cherry Blossoms"


Kathryn Trotter is inspired by the layering effects achieved through palette knife work in her impasto style paintings. This technique gives paintings a three dimensional quality while creating great interest."

Kathryn Morris Trotter is an Atlanta-based artists. For more information, please visit:
404-668-1394

Monday, August 17, 2009

SUZANNE ENGEL


"Extra Old", a villa in Italy, 16 x 20 oil, $375.

JENNY SCHULTZ


"Pink Tulips", by Jenny Schultz, oil on linen board, 10 x 10.

WORKSHOP - JOHN DE LA VEGA


John de la Vega is an internationally recognized portrait artist who is coming to Atlanta from Kill Devils Hill, NC to hold a "Portraits in Oil" workshop with models at The Art School in Sandy Springs from October 30 - November 2nd for $475 (+ a model fee of $25). Limited seating. Register online at http://www.theartschoolinsandysprings.com/.

LANCE CARLSON


Lance Carlson
"Change Expressions" , acrylic painting, now exhibited in an international juried show for the International Society of Acrylic Painters in Santa Cruz, California, from his face series.

ELLEN WHITE - PLEIN AIR ARTIST

This little 9 x 12 oil by Ellen White was completed in an hour of the Red Hills State Park in Southern Illinois. Ellen has been featured in the American Art Collector, The Artist Magazine and Southwest Art and is a new instructor at The Art School in Sandy Springs in Atlanta.
whitewall2@comcast.net
www.ellenwhitedesign.com

JIM GREENWOOD - PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT




Jim Greenwood Participated in the Great Chattahoochee River Paint Out which was held last week from Wednesday through Friday with a reception on Saturday evening. The event sponsored by the Roswell Chamber of Commerce had over 77 artist participants. Artists could stake out locations along the river and volunteers were posted at each spot. The National Park Service also assisted with the event. Jim's two paintings completred Friday are "Azalea Drive Marsh" and "Toward the Bridge". http://www.jimgreenwood.com/