Posts made in June, 2014

“You have to paint everyday . . .”

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Exploring New Artists | 0 comments

Beautiful Sonnenberg Gardens, Canandaigua, NY, hosted the 2014 Finger Lakes Plein Air Completion exhibit.  The lush grounds of Sonnenberg Mansion is a winning canvas all by itself.  Working artists dotted the grounds.  People gathered to watch them working.  It was exciting to see true masters in the process of creating. The pictures below are from the atrium exhibit which was a two-hour start to finish competition.  It was amazing to see what these experts could produce in just two hours.  I was in awe. Vincent Crotty “…an Irish-born artist living in Boston.  regarded for his...

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CHC Emerge Conference

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 in News | 0 comments

“I’ve never tried anything like this before,” she said. Three hours later she held up her mixed media piece and the class listened as she shared what had inspired her. One woman broke into tears as she shared her art-story, “it’s been three years since my husband died, and . . . it’s been so hard.” The women in the class gathered around, enveloping her with hugs and encouragement. It was an unplanned moment of healing. Each woman used the SAME supplies, the SAME silhouette of a woman (drawn by one of our members, Cindy Dalton), and every piece turned...

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