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David Kassan

Raw, poignant and profoundly honest, David Jon Kassan’s work aesthetically captures humanity in its true form. As an artist, Kassan acts as an empathetic intermediary between the subject he portrays and the viewer. More than simply replicating his subjects Kassan seeks to understand them. He seeks to capture the essence […]

Abbey Ryan – Workshops

Abbey Ryan is offering two painting workshops in 2017: July 25-27, 2017 – 2 spots left 3-Day workshop: Explore “A Painting a Day” and Alla Prima Oil Painting Tuesday-Thursday, 10-4pm Limited to 12 students Falmouth Art Center, Falmouth (Cape Cod), MA   October 14-15, 2017 – registration just opened 1.5-Day workshop: […]

Scott L. Christensen – Workshops

To register, contact Jessica at 208-787-5851 or email: 2017 Workshop Schedule: Advanced Workshops June 23-26, 2017 July 21-24, 2017 (full, accepting waiting list) August 4-7, 2017 (full, accepting waiting list) November 3-6, 2017 (full, accepting waiting list) Advanced Workshops are open to no more than FOUR artists. These classes […]

Casey Childs-Portrait Workshops

Casey Childs – Portrait Workshops

Casey Childs-Portrait Workshops 2-Day Portrait Drawing and 3-Day Portrait Painting Workshops:   August 7-8, 2017 2-Day Portrait Drawing Workshop Monday-Tuesday, 10-4pm Pleasant Grove, Utah For further details and to register visit   October 23-24, 2017 2-Day Portrait Drawing Workshop in VA Monday-Tuesday, 10-4pm Purcellville, VA To register contact Suzanne […]

Sam Scott: Still Lifes

Sam Scott: Still Lifes, a showing of primarily oil paintings along with select watercolors is currently on view at the William Havu Gallery, 1040 Cherokee St, Denver, CO through June 17, 2017.   “Painters, like gypsies and sailors are in love with longing. They seek that which is missing. Like gypsies and […]

A Case for Brown: Raw and Burnt Umbers

We reach for Umber whenever we want something dark and neutral. The deep values of brown earths are easily recognized, their warm or less warm tonality easily understood when using in a mixture or passage. Only Natural Brown earths can offer this powerful characteristic where value (how dark it is) […]

Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism

On view through July 9, 2017 in the East Building of the National Gallery of Art, 6th and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC   A scion of a Protestant upper-middle-class family from Montpellier in southern France, Frédéric Bazille (1841–1870) seemed destined for a career in medicine. In 1862 he traveled to Paris, […]

Prix de West

Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale runs June 9 through August 9, 2017 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., Oklahoma City, OK   The Museum hosts its annual exhibition of more than 300 paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary Western artists […]

Gary Erbe: 50 Year Retrospective

Gary Erbe: 50 Year Retrospective is on view at The Butler Institute of American Art from May 14 – August 6, 2017 at 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH   Gary Erbe is a self-taught painter from Union City, New Jersey. Unable to attend art school, he supported himself and his family […]

Ali Banisadr: Trust in the Future

Sperone Westwater is pleased to present a show of new paintings and work on paper by Ali Banisadr in the artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. Ali Banisadr: Trust in the Future is on view at 257 Bowery, New York, NY, through June 24, 2017. Neither fully abstract nor […]