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Arts to come alive at event

  SPARTANBURG, SC – (PNAN) – Opening Thursday, January 19, 2017 during ArtWalk, the West Main Artists Co-Op headlines this event with two new art exhibits. In addition, at 7:00 pm a live comedy performance by Sparkle City Improv, will be in performing during the event which opens at 5:00 pm and runs through 9:00 […]

January 2017 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,South Carolina | Read More »

Youth to headline java concerts

HENDERSONVILLE, NC – (PNAN) Hometown concert pianist Christopher Tavernier will perform for two coffee-themed concerts on Friday, January 14 and Saturday, January 15, 2017 at the Hendersonville Community Theatre. These concerts are part of a three-concert series, sponsored by the Music Foundation of Western North Carolina. The “2nd Annual Benefit Concert Series” will also include […]

January 2017 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),North Carolina,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

Color me red, yellow and blue

     You only need three colors of paint to make a painting.   If you have red, yellow and blue, you can create almost anything you need.  All the other colors make painting easier, but they aren’t necessary.       Red, yellow and blue are called the “primary colors” because you can’t get them by mixing any […]

January 2017 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Paint Box Section | Read More »

Icon’s sounds to fill the airways

  OAKLAND, CA –  (PNAN) –  Performing at the Yoshis in Oakland on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday 22, 2017, Pete Escovedo (http://peteescovedo.com) leads one of the top Latin-Jazz Orchestras in the country performing his own unique sound and continues to deliver his music throughout the world. This legendary Percussionist broke down the barriers between […]

January 2017 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,California,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

An artist looks at the railway station

In 1876, Claude Monet moved into a studio apartment in the Rue Moncey, close to the Gare St-Lazare.  At the time he also had an apartment in the Rue d’Edinbourg which was even closer to the station.  (Including his house at Argenteuil Monet actually had three residences; it seems he was far from being the […]

January 2017 | Posted in Paint Box Section | Read More »

‘Oldie’ subject still challenges artists

From prehistoric times to the present day, artists have returned to one subject again and again.  It has been scratched on cave walls; carved from riverbank mud; painted and drawn and sculpted in every conceivable medium, and even now the human form is still one of the most fascinating and rewarding subjects any artist, amateur […]

January 2017 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Paint Box Section | Read More »

Earth Energy and Tactical Urbanism

Fort Wayne, Indiana, sits in a unique position of the Midwest. Surrounded by fields of wheat, corn and soybeans, the city’s inner structure can make the outlying rural life seem a million miles away. The demographics of this growing city consist of White, Black, Hispanic, Burmese, Asian, Pacific Islander and others. Years of economic development […]

October 2016 | Posted in AAPJ Spotlight,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Cover Section | Read More »

Hands-on knowledge at one’s fingertips

When you’re painting, do you find yourself wondering what color to use next?  Do you have problems mixing colors to get the exact hue you want?  If so, this book is for you.  No matter where you fall on the skill level spectrum – beginner to professional – Exploring Color Workshop, 30th Anniversary Edition by […]

October 2016 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Paint Box Section,Reviews - Books,Two Sisters Bookmart | Read More »

Tips & Techniques

   

October 2016 | Posted in Paint Box Section,Tips&Techniques PB dept | Read More »

OH: Bluffton

WHERE: Sauder Visual Arts Center. WHEN: Through October 16, 2016. Note: Reception with the artists on Saturday, October 10 from 10:00 am to noon. Silent Treatment BRIEF ABOUT: Art by Bluffton University faculty: Andreas Baumgartner, Jim Fultz, T.R. Steiner and Philip Sugden in the Grace Albrecht Gallery. MORE DETAILS: sugdenp@bluffton.edu

October 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Galleries,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Ohio,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Colored pencils are fun as crayons

When we were very young, we drew and colored with absolute confidence and joy.  As adults, we’d like to return to that level of enjoyment.  Many people have chosen colored pencils as their medium for that very reason.  Without the bother of mixing paints, setting up a palette, or dealing with tubes and brushes, we […]

October 2016 | Posted in Archives,HowDoit PB dept | Read More »

Rubens paints Daniel in the Lions’ Den

In the mid-1600s the Flemish artist Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish; 1577-1640) spent quite a bit of time in the royal menagerie at Brussels, making careful studies of North African lions.   His drawings are so accurate that we know these particular lions were a Moroccan species which is now extinct in the wild (a few […]

October 2016 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Paint Box Section | Read More »

In Step with Nita Leland

September 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,HowDoit PB dept | Read More »

Ho! Ho! Ho! ‘Santa Nita’ stopped by

For me, Nita Leland’s art books have always been a wonderful source of information; in fact, her newest, the 30th Anniversary Edition Exploring Color Workshop, was also like experiencing the joys of Christmastime.      The beautiful art leaps from the pages whereas I could not stop flipping until I reached the end. After that excitement, […]

September 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Global,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,Reviews - Books,Two Sisters Bookmart | Read More »

GA: Athens

  WHERE: Georgia Museum of Art. WHEN: Opens Saturday, September 17 and on view through December 11, 2016. Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883–1950 This show will feature approximately 40 paintings, works on paper and photographs by major American and European artists. Among others and including artists: Georgia O’Keeffe, Edward Steichen, Joseph Stella, […]

September 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Bugle Section,Georgia,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

MICA: Passing of an ‘icon’ in print

 

September 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Bugle Section,Maryland,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

IN: Lafayette

Call for Artists BRIEF ABOUT: The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra is holding Orchestra auditions on Sunday, August 20, 2016 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm  and on Monday, August 21, 2016 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm in the Long Center for the Performing Arts for Principal Bassoon, Oboe 2, Piano, Violin, and Viola. MORE DETAILS: Call […]

August 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-in-Performance Section,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Centerstage Section,Indiana,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: San Francisco

  WHERE: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. WHEN: September 3, 2016 through June 25, 2017. Leslie and Merle Rabine Performance Season   BRIEF ABOUT: YBCA is spotlighting artists whose work responds to or complicates the following three questions: “Can we design FREEDOM?”, “What does EQUITY look like?”, and “Why CITIZENSHIP?” These lines of inquiry […]

August 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-in-Performance Section,At the Centers dept,California,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Texas icon inks Clinton

Editor’s note: Follow this link for the complete article: On Nov. 8, 2016, the American people will decide between two presidential contenders who represent the starkest political choice in living memory. They will choose between one candidate with vast experience and a lifelong dedication to public service and another totally lacking in qualifications to be […]

July 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Editor has always been ‘I’m with her’

Hillary Clinton on The Arts Among the many other facts you will discover in “Hillary Clinton on The Arts” pdf once you click on in the above, Hillary Clinton “Supports arts education being taught in the classroom…So many of our poorer schools have cut off all the extracurricular activities. We’ve taken away band, in so many […]

July 2016 | Posted in Back Porch Section,Commentary | Read More »

Art is full of space

     How can a mark on paper be called “space,” when space is empty? One of the more confusing concepts of art is the concept of positive and negative space.  It is easy to understand that the term “positive” has some relationship to putting lines and shapes on paper, but when you add the word […]

June 2016 | Posted in Paint Box Section | Read More »

Visual shocks of what ifs

  Organized by Amy N. Worthen, curator of prints and drawings at the Des Moines (Iowa) Art Center, “Heavy Heavy Hands Over Thy Head” is an exhibition that looks at ways that artists from the 16th century to our time have depicted firearms, shooters and the victims of gun violence. On view through September 25, […]

June 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Centers dept,Bugle Section,Iowa,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

An in-depth look at landscape

  Many artists enjoy painting landscapes, but painting a convincing landscape is more than just finding a pretty scene.  The best landscape paintings have a convincing sense of depth, letting the viewer feel that he can walk right into the picture.  The trick is to make a piece of flat canvas appear to contain a […]

June 2016 | Posted in Paint Box Section | Read More »

Insight from literary artists

  By definition, a “unique” object can be produced only once.  Therefore, an artwork produced by any person at any skill level is unique.  Whether it is painting, drawing, sculpture, pottery fiber art, photography or some other art form, an original artwork has a one-time quality and style that can never be perfectly duplicated, even […]

June 2016 | Posted in Paint Box Section | Read More »

Hitting the right value

Tone, Value and Hue are important words for any artist who wants to paint realistically. “Tone” in art it refers to light and shadow.  There are three basic tone divisions:  Dark, light and middle tones. Middle tones are any of the tones between extreme light and darkest shadow.  Even with a bare minimum of only […]

June 2016 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Paint Box Section | Read More »

A bold new face to paper marbling

Someone said: “Curiosity is the key to creativity.” However, whiskers and flour aren’t required to be creative using this method of paper marbling, but shaving cream and food coloring are the main ingredients.      To start this method, you will need a shallow pan or cookie tray or even a baking dish, a plastic ruler […]

June 2016 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,HowDoit PB dept,Paint Box Section | Read More »

Pottery is just the beginning

  Learning the basic skills of making pottery is only the beginning when you allow your mind to run free with the unlimited ideas of what clay has to offer. Julie Ward has been creating and painting pottery for over 25 years and never runs out of new ideas for original beauty.   More than […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Cover Section,News (Time related),Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Director hired for science center

Bob Pettis, who has 43 years of experience in education, has been hired as the interim Executive Director for the John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center effectively June 1, 2016.      “I look forward to working with the John F. Green Science Center Board to continue the legacy that Mr. Green has established,” Pettis said.  […]

May 2016 | Posted in Bugle Section,Educator's Row,People and Places | Read More »

Illustrating your life

     Artists’ journals and sketchbooks are doorways into a secret world.  They are packed with drawings, paintings, and words — some polished, some rough, some never intended for anyone to see except the artist who made them.  There may be shopping lists and phone numbers written in the margins. The sketchbook cover may be scuffed […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,HowDoit PB dept,Paint Box Section | Read More »

In Step with Pat Rayman

Watercolor paper collage Don’t throw out that old watercolor! As many watercolorists, I have a large portfolio of old discards and unfinished paintings. I wait for the right moment to breathe new life into them, however sometimes that moment never comes. One day, I decided to sort through my stash and tear apart each painting, […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,HowDoit PB dept,Paint Box Section | Read More »

She is home in the Volunteer state

The Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians in Tennessee offer an impressive view of nature’s ability to create beauty from a continental collision. From an aerial view, the soft ridges of the mountains sweep down to perfectly aligned valleys that stretch over six Eastern states. What better place for an artist to feel the welcoming platform for creativity?   […]

May 2016 | Posted in Cover Section | Read More »

Coffee Table verse Cocktail Table

A long, low table that is usually placed in front of a sofa is referred to as either a coffee table or a cocktail table. Not required to be used exclusively in front of a couch, it was designed as an area to place drinks. The history is that before the 19th century, low-lying tables […]

May 2016 | Posted in In-Out Design Section | Read More »

What is so entertaining about Mimes?

If you have ever seen a performing mime, you cannot help but be fascinated by the theatrical stories that they tell.  Your attention focuses on the actor, such as in a game of charades, as an amazing tale begins to unfold with sophisticated clarity.      Using elaborate gestures, mime in America has grown into an […]

May 2016 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Art-to-Art Palette Journal | Read More »

Sculptural work has new home

Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina has received a painted-steel nonobjective sculpture by the noted artist David Hayes. The multisided sculpture is painted in bright primary colors and sits at the entrance of Chapman’s theater. Hayes, 1931-2013, was an American sculptor noted for pioneering sculptures in metal and for his work’s graceful curves, shapes […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Centers dept,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,Potter's Shed Section,South Carolina | Read More »

One small step for ‘childkind’

Arts Place in Portland, Indiana is accepting registrations for First Steps in Music. Lessons will be on Thursdays mornings beginning June 16, 2016 and continue through July 21. The class is designed for the child and parent together. The class is based on John Feierabend’s curriculum, First Steps in Music is taught by LaVetha Loucks. […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Centers dept,Bugle Section,Indiana,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Viewers can expect works of power

  Going on view, Friday, June 3, 2016 and featuring the work of 60 different artists, this exhibition includes powerful, representative work by some of the biggest names in the contemporary art world, including John Baldessari, Louise Bourgeois, Alberto Burri, Ed Ruscha, Kiki Smith and Rachel Whiteread. Curators Lynn Boland and Pierre Daura of European […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Museums dept,Bugle Section,Georgia,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Major show soon to open

  Opening at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday, June 4, 2016, this major international exhibition will feature two significant artists of the 20th and 21st centuries: Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei. The exhibit will explore the significant influence of these two artists on modern and contemporary life, focusing on the parallels, […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Bugle Section,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,Pennsylvania | Read More »

The ‘Hills’ to ring with the sound of music

The Rushmore Music Festival’s opening concert is entitled “Songs, Dances, and Jokes” which will have goers groovin’, laughin’ and cryin’ with music by Antonin Dvořák, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Cole Porter, and others in Meier Hall at Black Hills State University’ in Spearfish, South Dakota on Friday, June 24 at 7:30 pm. The concert continues […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,South Dakota | Read More »

In Memory

  William Emboden (2-24-1935 to 5-10-2016) has published seven books, co-authored two others and is the sole author of 250 articles. He has served as professor of biology in two California universities. His five year Presidential Appointment at Harvard University and lectureships at UCLA and Oxford University are a part of a distinguished academic career […]

May 2016 | Posted in Bugle Section,Educator's Row,Humanities,People and Places | Read More »

NM: Santa Fe

WHERE: David Richard Gallery. WHEN: Friday, May 13 through June 25, 2016. Note: An Opening Reception will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday. BRIEF ABOUT: “The Narrative Figure” will present young artists from New York and Santa Fe: Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Michael Dixon, Jeffrey Hargrave, Daisy Quezada and Justice Whitaker. Their works […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Galleries,Bugle Section,Florida,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

New Director of Education chosen

Anne Butler Rice became the new Georgette Auerbach Koopman Director of Education at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, located in Hartford, Connecticut. In her new post, Rice will oversee public and community programs, school and teacher programs, the docent and tour program and visitor services. Before joining the Wadsworth Atheneum in 2005, Rice was […]

March 2016 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

IMA to be in full ‘bloom’

  Guests to the gardens at the Indianapolis Museum of Art will be among the first to discover more than 70,000 blooming bulbs, including 20,000 new tulips planted last fall by IMA horticulturists.   Every weekend beginning Saturday, March 26, 2016, visitors will enjoy the gardens and historic Oldfields estate with a narrated tour on […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,In-Out Design Section,Indiana,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Museum names new ‘plant doctor’

Following a national search, former horticulturist at the Chanticleer Foundation in Wayne, Pennsylvania, Jonathan M. Wright has been named the Ruth Lilly Deputy Director for Horticulture and Natural Resources at Indianapolis Museum of Art. The new director said, “I couldn’t be more excited to join the talented IMA team. I look forward to advancing the […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Bugle Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

New heads at GMA

    Heather Malcom becomes the director of development and Keith Thalhamer, the director of security and facilities at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia in Athens.       For almost 17 years in UGA’s Division of Development and Alumni Relations and recently as senior director of donor relations and stewardship, […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Bugle Section,News (Time related),People and Places | Read More »

Musical giant on the marquee

  The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra will provide a rich background of orchestral mood for Kenny G’s unmistakable saxophone as he plays favorite selections from his extensive catalog of albums when they take to the stage alongside this shining star in “An Evening with Kenny G” on Friday, April 8, 2016 and Saturday, April 9, 2016 […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-in-Performance Section,At the Centers dept,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Ohio,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

SPS to be celebrated

  The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition “Frank Hartley Anderson: Forging the Southern Printmakers Society” from Saturday, March 26 to June 19, 2016. Organized by guest curator Lynn Barstis Williams Katz, librarian emeritus, Auburn University, and a noted scholar on southern prints, the exhibition will display works […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Bugle Section,Georgia,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Legendary jazz guitarist on the list

  Born in Indianapolis, Wes Montgomery is (posthumously) among the recipients selected for the Indiana Governor’s Arts Awards. Montgomery’s unique style of playing has inspired countless guitar players from Grant Green and George Benson, to Pat Metheny and Jimi Hendrix. “My father was one of those musicians that didn’t just play, he seized you and […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),People and Places | Read More »

His art has risen

In my review of “The Art of William Emboden” published by Premium Modern Art, its written text, as I see, a collaboration among William Emboden, Peter Shire and Chevalier Tony Clark speaks exceptionally highly, right on the mark, in regards to Emboden’s artistic style.   I found his work to illustrate similarities to the art […]

March 2016 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,Reviews - Books,Two Sisters Bookmart | Read More »

Comic creator recipient of Arts Award

Cartoonist and entrepreneur Jim Davis is among recipients selected for the Indiana Governor’s Arts Awards. Born in Marion, Indiana and raised on a Black Angus cow farm with his family and 25 cats, Jim attended Ball State University where he majored in art and business. Over the years after an unsuccessful attempt to launch a […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Back Porch Section,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

What is Art

Artists are the most compassionate people in the world. While others are busting their brains to try and better themselves financially, an artist has little need for the frivolous material items of the world. Not limited to the visual aspects of media, an artist can be anyone that shares their knowledge and talents in the […]

February 2016 | Posted in AAPJ Digital Prints,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,People and Places,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »







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