mixed media Archive

Q&A with Award Winner Victoria Cowles

"For me the stream of consciousness is an expression of what is most important to me emotionally. I try to allow as much chaos and spontaneity as possible with just enough structure to hold it together." Read more →

Video Demo: Abstract Painting

For our latest video demo, instructor Joyce McCarten let us stop by her Tuesday night class, Abstract Drawing and Painting. Joyce used charcoal, oil pastel, and acrylic to paint up an abstracted, Cubist-influenced still life. Watch the video for tips on how to start your own abstract piece: You can watch all of the Read more →

Q&A with Award Winner Sheila DeLaquil

In the July All-Media Show, on view through August 6, juror Katie Dell Kaufman awarded the Larry Kirstein Award to Just Waiting, a mixed-media piece by Sheila DeLaquil. “I like the mixed media approach, and I love how the eye is in constant motion,” Kaufman said. (You can read more of the juror’s dialogue Read more →

Q&A with Award Winner Cristy West

Cristy West and her mixed-media painting Regenesis (pictured below) won the Marshall Award for best in show in this month’s all-media exhibit, in The Art League Gallery through April 30. Juror Joseph Di Bella said of the painting, “The color modulation is beautiful. The shapes, color, marks, and use of space really work. There Read more →

Q&A with Award Winner Sandy LeBrun-Evans

The January All-Media exhibit in The Art League Gallery includes a wide variety of great works of art by Art League members in all media — you can see for yourself on our flickr page or by dropping by the gallery, open seven days a week. Juror Allen Beland, a photographer, chose this month’s Read more →

Local Artist Opportunities, Ripe for the Picking!

“HOT” at Capitol Arts Network Deadline: July 8, 2011 Capitol Arts Network is accepting entries for a July mixed media show, “Hot”.  What do you think is hot? A new trend, spicy food, a sexy man or woman? Show us your version of HOT in photo, paint, or any 2-D media for this July show. Read more →