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Art on the Vine 10×10: Ten Perfectly Paired Artworks and Wines to Sip On

Event Sommelier, Tony Acampora paired each of 10 works of art at Art on the Vine, with 10 amazing pours. Read all about the wine selection and suggested artwork below. Read more →

Patrons’ Show 2019: Awards Winners

The following awards were decided by judge Scrip Barnhart and by the patrons who made the first selections on Sunday. Read more →

News From Our Artist Instructors

An award, an exhibit, and a workshop. Read more →

An Artist’s Story Behind a Big-Time Commission

It's always a good thing when someone calls to commission a portrait. It's even better if they share the result on national TV. Read more →

Top Chef Carla Hall: A Paper-Doll Portrait by Danni Dawson

Long ago, Carla Hall — chef, Top Chef finalist and co-host of The Chew — was an Art League model. Read more →

Painting Retreat with Danni Dawson

Last week, painting students gathered for an artful getaway at instructor Danni Dawson’s home. They spent the week painting, eating gourmet lunches prepared by Danni and her neighbors, and sipping wine — and you can, too! The workshop, “Painting in Danni’s Living Room or Rose Garden,” is held twice yearly, with the next session Read more →