As we look forward to this next year, many of us are setting resolutions for where to take our art practice this year. Whether it's taking a class for the very first time, or moving into a new practice, or starting to solidify your growth and get to the business of selling your art—finding inspiration to do the daily work of creativity can be a burden at times.
Lee Newman, the juror for our November Open, awarded a variety of Honorable Mentions from among our talented Art League Artists who applied to the November show. Below we asked our Honorable Mention winners more about their pieces and what they are working on next!
Candace Edgerley, a long time instructor at The Art League is teaching a series of winter classes perfect for those looking to get started with textiles! We checked in with her to find out more about here upcoming Winter workshops, and we are literally dyeing to try one!
The fourth annual Art on Tap has come and gone, and with it a sold-out crowd of people who love art, beer, and food! Six breweries, and seven restaurants interpreted their pairings based on historic artwork.
Does a self portrait have to be a visage of the artist? What makes a compelling self portrait in the selfie era?"The Self in Contemporary Self-Portraits," an article by Art League instructor Ephraim Rubenstein, written in 2008 for American Artist eloquently explains the role that self-portraiture can play in the life and career of an artist.
To celebrate our inaugural Mini-Makers gallery program (a free guided art project for children 5 and younger on October 31st) The Art League has compiled seven of our favorite artful mini Halloween costumes, perfect for your little artist or to scale up for your own get up!
“Pink Hat Protest Paintings” will be on view at The Art League Gallery from October 10—November 4, 2018. If you’d like to learn more about the artist and her work, RSVP for “Drawn In: A Look at Protest Paintings” on October 25.