Third and final day of Pastel Live, the art of pastel as seen through the eyes of: Pierre Guidetti, Suzanne Godbout, Tony Allain, Brenda Boylan, Richard Wilson, Julie Swanson Davis, Karen Margulis, : Lyn Diefenbach and Albert Handel.

Eric Rhoads and Gail Sibley are a truly exciting pair of presenters who were able to capture all the sympathy of the audience during these three days of the convention. As a seasoned entertainer with strong entrepreneurial qualities, Eric Rhoads' versatility was well matched by the sponteaneity and enthusiasm of Gail Sibley, Editor in Chief of Pastel Today, who completed her first experience as co-host of the event.  It was Pierre ...

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Day two of Pastel Live, the art of pastel as seen through the eyes of: Vera Kavura, Susan Kuznitsky, Richard Suckling, Michele Ashby, Julie Swanson Davis, Bruce Gómez, Carol Peebles and Nancy King Mertz.

The enthusiasm of the first day of Pastel Live and the beginner's day-for those who attended-have been invigorating for what has been the second day of Pastel Live.  Opening the dancing, in the literal sense but also in the physical sense-and Eric Rhoads' energizing dances are a testament to that-are the presenters of Pastel Live: the indefatigable Eric Rhoads and the enthusiastic Gail Sibley, Editor in Chief of Pastel Today, the ...

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The majestic beginning of the second edition of Pastel Live, pastel as seen through the eyes of: Doug Dawson, Susan Kuznitsky, Lynn Howarth, Jen Evenhus, Rita Kirkman, Bethany Fields and Michael Freeman.

The second edition of Pastel Live kicks off with participants from fifteen countries around the world. Pastel Live is the four-day event entirely dedicated to pastel that boasts a faculty of more than thirty of the most internationally renowned artists. The beating heart around which the Pastel Live universe revolves is, as always, that of the ecclectic Eric Rhoads, supported by the prodigious team at Streamline Publishing, always willing to help ...

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The Pastel Live pre-event day: a must for beginners and non-beginners.

The second edition of Pastel Live, the exclusive event entirely dedicated to the art of pastel, is back as usual for the pre-event training day. The goal of the day is to teach the basics of an artistic technique, in this case pastel, but the experience actually always turns out to be much more edifying than a simple introductory course. Indeed, it is inevitable to consider at the end of the ...

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The extraordinary donation of Steven Alan Bennett and Doc. Elaine Melotti Schmidt to the Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI

The personal email from Doc. Elaine Melotti Schmidt this morning diverted Miami Niche's attention from the Salone del Mobile in Milan.  With great pride and honor, Doc. Elaine and Steven Alan Bennett announced the donation of $12 million-in artwork and cash-to the Muskegon Museum of Art -MMA- in Muskagon, Michigan, which will build a pavilion dedicated entirely to women artists. "This is a transformative and once-in-a-lifetime gift," MMA Executive Director Kirk ...

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Miami Niche and Realism Today present Richard D. Wilson, Jr.

Last month we announced the birth of the collaboration between Miami Niche and Realism Today, a web magazine of Streamline Publishing, Inc. Each month, Miami Niche will go out to discover an artist whom you can meet through our interview published in Realism Today. This month we interviewed Richard D. Wilson, Jr. You can read the article by clicking on the link below: Between Dreams and Fulfillment: The inspirational art of Richard D. Wilson, Jr

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Milixa Moron, Carlos Martínez León and John Mejia at MIFA Gallery in Miami, May 19 through June 30.

MIFA Gallery,-Miami International Fine Art-is pleased to announce the opening of three exhibitions-three solo shows-that will feature Milixa Moron with "Origins," Carlos Martinez León with "Journey onto the Unseen," and John Mejia, "Le Valeur de l'Image."  The official opening will be Thursday, May 19 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM ET at the MIFA headquarters, where it will be possible to meet the artists and interact to discover the ideas that led ...

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FabrianoInAcquarello, a return to the roots with the long paint session and the presentation of recognition awards.

The final day of the FabrianoInAcquarello event returned to the land where it all began several years ago: Fabriano, the city of paper.  It was the FabrianoInAcquarello team and the warm welcome of the locals, who were eagerly awaiting the return of this exceptional event in person, who welcomed the participants, who arrived by bus from Bologna.  Locals were not disappointed this year and returned to see the Piazza del Comune ...

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FabrianoInAcquarello: unity of purpose and variety of expression under the banner of art.

It was Giuseppe Prezioso -Fabriano marketing manager for Fedrigoni Group- and artist Davide Siddi who got to the heart of the events of the third day of FabrianoInAcquarello.  They did so with a historical presentation of different types of paper and a practical demonstration on "Artistico" paper specially designed for watercolor painting.  The historic company, founded in 1264, has traced important developments in the field of paper and its use over time. ...

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FabrianoInAcquarello between urban sketching, portraiture, still life and landscape with a focus on paper, Fabriano of course.

It was the Venetian artist Barnaba Salvador, who officially opened the second day of Fabriano InAcquarello 2022, the convention entirely dedicated to the technique of water painting on paper, born -as reiterated, by the founder, the visionary Anna Massinissa- with the intention of breaking down any kind of social or cultural barrier that hinders dialogue, friendship and sharing. These are cornerstones of which art, which is considered a heritage of ...

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