Third day of Fall Portrait Society: searching for “presence” with Pramod Kurlekar and Suchitra Bhosle

Third and final day of Fall Portrait Academy, the fall symposium organized by the Portrait Society of America. Unlike the sessions of the previous days, which dealt mainly with the technical aspects of figurative art and portraiture, today's session focused on the mental dimension of the artist, who must prepare himself to paint by overcoming his mental adversities. The motivation that drives individuals to feel that nagging sense of oppression, dissatisfaction, even ...

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Second day of Fall Portrait Society between artistic inspiration, critique session, live demonstration and panel discussions.

For as long as the world has existed being inspired matters because it is from inspiration that innovative ideas are born.  The first session of the second day of Fall Portrait Academy began with the question: Which artist inspired you and why? An opening question as valuable as the virtual tour of the art studios completed yesterday. The reason for this is easy to say: it is from the inspirational sources ...

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Day one of the Fall Portrait Academy: excitement galore for the fall session of the Portrait Society of America.

Kicking off in style is the first edition of the Fall Portrait Academy, the fall art symposium, organized by the Portrait Society of America and focused on portraiture and the figure.  The symposium begins with an event with a "WOW" factor: the presentation of art studies by some of the faculty members of the Portrait Society of America, including Casey Childs and Alicia Ponzio. In the rigorous organization of Casey Childs' ...

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The first edition of the Portrait Society of America’s “Fall Portrait Academy,” under the banner of Teach-Inspire-Connect.

Teach-Inspire-Connect are the threaded themes of the new "Fall Portrait Academy" convention, designed by the Portrait Society of America, which will be held online October 15-17, 2021.  The "Fall Portrait Academy" is an art symposium focused on portraiture and the figure that boasts nearly twenty hours of programming spread over three days and featuring 17 artists for the derisory price of $235. An appointment not to be missed that offers participants ...

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The GAMeC in Bergamo opens “Nothing is Lost: Art and Matter in Transformation,” from October 14, 2021 – February 13, 2022.

The second chapter of the "Trilogy of Matter", entitled "Nothing is Lost: Art and Matter in Transformation", will be inaugurated at the GAMeC -Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art- in Bergamo, from October 14, 2021-February 13, 2022. The exhibition, curated by Anna Danesi and Lorenzo Giusti is the continuum of the multi-year exhibition project, inaugurated in October 2018 with the exhibition "Black Hole. Art and Materiality from Informal to Invisible. The exhibition ...

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The world through “the eye” of Ahol Sniffs Glue.

It's 4:00 pm and Ahol Sniffs Glue is waiting for us at Frame Art Inc. in Brickell, Miami, the most beautiful frame store - and art gallery - in town, which Mr. Alfredo Zayden, the owner, has made entirely available to David Anasagasti (Ahol Sniffs Glue's real name): a corner of paradise nestled in the Miami skyline. "We're a family," says Ahol Sniffs Glue referring to Alfredo and his people, ...

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Last day of Pastel Live among enthusiasm and news concerning the world of Pastel and not only.

Third and final day of Pastel Live, the three-day, one-of-a-kind event put on by Eric Rhoads and Kelly Kane with the help of the amazing Streamline crew.  The first artist of the day is Marla Baggetta. Marla began painting landscapes -a middle ground between realism and abstraction- after she moved to Oregon. Today her work and workshops are increasingly sought after. Fundamental ingredients in Baggetta's demo are the right dosage of ...

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Pastel Live: an exciting second day full of events

Vera Kavura opens the second day of Pastel Live, the world's first online event entirely dedicated to pastel.  Credit and praise for all of this goes to Eric Rhoads who, with Kelly Kane and the hyperactive Streamline crew, made this much-needed event possible for attendees at all previous conventions. Vera Kavura, an artist of Ukrainian origin has become fond of pastel in recent years, nevertheless her skill is incredible. The artist likes ...

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Official start of Pastel Live: “Lessons from the best plus practice, equals success”, quote B.Eric Rhoads.

Official start of Pastel Live, the world's first, largest and only three-day online event dedicated entirely to pastel.  Organized by Kelly Kane and the unstoppable Eric Rhoads, celebrated face of magazines and art events, Pastel Live began with a jam-packed lineup with demos of: landscape, portrait, still life, plain-air, floral and seascape, punctuated by technical and historical notions about pastel.  The first artist of the day is Scottish artist Tony Allein who ...

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Pastel Live…another piece for the Disneyland of artists by Eric Rhoads

Pastelists around the world unite for the start of Pastel Live, the first three-day event (plus yesterday's optional beginner day) dedicated entirely to the art of pastel.  After Plein-Air Live, Realism Live and Watercolor Live, Eric Rhoads, Art Publisher of magazines and creator of important artistic events that take participants around the world, has kept his promises to create a real "Disneyland for artists".  In doing so, it has satisfied all those ...

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