Berit Estabrook's peaceful woodland creatures, at first, seem saccharin and whimsical , but with a deeper look show the cracks in the relationship between humans and nature. Given almost human-like emotions, the creatures in Estabrook's acrylics seem to call out to the viewer...in many cases, that call is "HELP!"
Summer is the time to get your feet wet and try something new! So sit dive in to a new class or workshop....color, or collages, or even Japanese papermaking! With 135 classes, 51 workshops and 102 art camps...there's something for everyone!
Thank you volunteers for your hard work throughout the year: From Patrons' Show to the Holiday Ceramics Sale, to the Ice Cream Bowl Social, to the every day work you do in the gallery, school, and at Art League Events—we couldn't do it without you!
Art on the Rocks 2019 is just around the corner, and our restaurants are beginning to create their art-inspired cocktails. We know you've been eagerly waiting on the artwork pairings for this year's Art on the Rocks...and the wait is over! This listing is just a sneak peek, so be sure to stay tuned for recipe details from our restaurant partners as well!
The piece, The Mage, is the first piece featured in The Art League Gallery by Bev Ryan student, Begoña Lathbury, who won an honorable mention in the April Mixed Media show for her mixed media piece. Lathbury won her membership in the Student/Faculty show, and it was her first time entering! We chatted with Lathbury about her progression from student to exhibitor and about her eye-catching piece:
The Patrons' Show Fundraiser is a lot of fun. It also takes a little work.So if you're attending for the very first time on Sunday, we want to help you prepare! Here are our tips for first-time patrons.
My hope is that if you’re coming this year, you’ll be using Art Thief of the Patrons’ Show, the app designed and built just for this event. If you’re not sure about going to the Patrons’ Show, stop that nonsense — you need to buy a ticket now.
Collecting fine art, made lovingly by an artist instead of mass generated by a computer, can be more about the journey than the destination. Don't know where to start? Here's how get started with your own art collection.
This exhibit is a direct response to the school-to-prison pipeline crisis that our country is facing today. Curated by Mark Strandquist, "Lift Us Up, Don't Push Us Out" will be on view in The Art League Gallery January 9-February 3.