This coming week in participating in a group art show at the
Martin Bachelor Gallery which is themed Selfie. Or what they used to refer to back in the days of Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Kahlo etc as self portraits.
Selfie painting, acrylic, 12″ square
No, I’m not a
Millenial narcissist as Psychology Today and this selfie article help explain the point of view.
Selfie painting, chalk and charcoal, coloured pencil, toned tan, 9″ x 12″
It should be a fun show with dozens of faces of different styles and interpretations staring down at the viewers.
UPDATE: One of the curators Efren Quiroz made
this video interviewing many of the artists. Sadly is unable to attend the opening and meet some of these talented people.
Here is a review of the show has recently been published in the Times-Colonist, written by a well known local arts writer/critic Robert Amos.
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Paint Party Friday
It was a good finish to the art show on downtown Victoria!
Green is the New Black. Birds such as Swallows can be so graceful to watch. Acrylic painting on canvas.
I was delighted to hear that on the final day of the 50 Shades of Green Art Show the Mayor of Victoria
Lisa Helps held a press conference in the board room of The Dock near Chinatown. The focus of the press conference was her Task Force for Economic Development and Prosperity. Many of our paintings mounted on the vintage brick wall provided a backdrop for her announcements.
Members of the Task Force on Economic Development and Prosperity.
Glimpses of our art in the background begin at 0:00:50
Someof the featured artists :
The Whisper, 16″ x 20″, oil on canvas painting. Bull kelp is very plentiful on the West Coast.
I’m organizing a group art show called “
50 Shades of Green” starting March 18/15 at The Dock Victoria, 300-3 Fan Tan Alley, Victoria BC V8W 1W3
The theme for the art show isn’t about the colour, it’s about nature and the environment.
There will be works from a dozen local artists on display until April 15th. Some of those are:
Hopefully you can join us for the opening reception March 18 6-8pm for a meet-n-greet with refreshments.
See you there!
The Mystery Art Show is now over!
“Quadra Island boat” is ink & watercolour painting on wood cradle board, 10″ × 10″. SOLD
I’m happy to say that my painting “Quadra Island Boat” sold yesterday via
Red Art Gallery! I’m to see it off to a happy new home.
I shallook forward to participating again in the future and meeting many more local artists.
Is like to extend my thanks to Bob & Marion for hosting this fun event!
Mystery art show
In June 2014 there will be a Mystery Art Show at the Red Art Gallery in Oak Bay
I will be participating!
En juin 2014, il y aura un spectacle d’art mystère à la Red Art Gallery d’Oak Bay, je participerai!
Mystery Art Show teasers
gallery of images up for sale during the Mystery Art Show is posted on the Red Art Gallery site.
La galerie d’images mises en vente lors du Mystery Art Show est affichée sur le site de la Red Art Gallery.
Can you guess which might be mine?
Pouvez-vous deviner lequel pourrait être le mien?
The show begins June 3rd with the sale on June 7th, 2014 at 2249 Oak Bay Ave. Victoria BC.
Le spectacle commence le 3 juin avec la vente le 7 juin 2014 au 2249 Oak Bay Ave. Victoria BC.
Red Gallery Mystery Show
My work has been chosen for the Red Art Gallery Third Annual Mystery Art Show. There were 10 2 entries this year, but just 40 works to be displayed.
Red Gallery Mystery Show
I like the idea of this show because people would be buying the art because they
loved it, not because of the name on the front.
I will post a picture of my painting once the “mystery” is over 🙂