Studying Color with Danni Dawson

Art League instructor Danni Dawson, whose work you may recognize from the front of The Art League School catalog, let us stop by her portrait painting class last week to see a very interesting portrait painting demonstration. The demo was all about building up a portrait by layering planes of color. Here’s part one: You […]

Q&A with Award Winner Susan O’Neill

Susan O’Neill won the Anne Banks Collage Award this month for her work Connections, on display in The Art League Gallery as part of the “Earth” exhibit through April 30. We asked Susan to tell us more about this collage and her work in general. What is the inspiration or idea behind Connections? What materials […]

Artist Opportunities Around the US

Announcements courtesy of 77th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition – NY Deadline: May 15, 12. You must be a resident of the United States to enter. Possible $3500 in prizes. Read more at Qualifications: Open to U.S. residents. The CAA seeks excellence in all media and styles. All work must be original and […]

Opportunities for Book Lovers!

Calling all bookworms: The Art League has some upcoming book-related events and reminders to share — please read on and join us! Art League instructor Nancy Johnson will be offering a free bookmaking activity in the Torpedo Factory on Mother’s Day. The Art League Book Club is also getting started, and the gallery wants to […]