Glassblowers, stained glass artists, and sculptors create vessels, windows and other amazing objects of beauty.
Guild members’ beautiful ceramics range from purely decorative art work to every-day functional pieces.
Designers create things large and small by integrating many simple elements into complex entities both real and virtual.
From functional fine crafts to art to wear or display, fibers from plants and animals provide a medium to create
Artists add the visual dimension to stories and poetry in books, magazines, film and other print or digital media.
Whether adornment for the body or stand-alone objects, see imaginative work with metals, beads, gems and more.
Varied artistic skills and unexpected elements come together to create unique Two– and Three– dimensional art.
Using pencil, ink, paint and electronic media to express emotions and ideas through pictures seen in the mind’s eye.
Drama, dance, music, acting, literature—all create profound experiences for mind and body.
Whether still images or moving pictures, the visionary's art illuminates the beauty and stories of the world around us.
Clay, stone, wood, metal and found objects become wonderful dimensional art at the hands of creative sculptors.
The craft of fine woodworking demands vision, precision and the deep knowledge of tools, techniques and fine woods.
While exploring advice from professional bloggers about blogging, I ran across this piece by writer, Jeff Goins, about his personal transformation as a writer. As I read it, I substituted “artist” for “writer” and “create” for “write”. Other similar substitutions along the way made this into what for me is an inspiring reminder about creativity. It’s a quick read. You will find it at https://goinswriter.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/The-Writers-Manifesto.pdf Let me know what you think. Joyce
As you know, Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings most of them in the last two years of his life in France, where he died. They include landscapes, still lifes, portraits and self-portraits, and are characterized by bold colors and dramatic, impulsive and expressive brushwork that contributed to the foundations of modern art. His suicide at 37 followed years of mental illness and poverty.
How many paintings did Vincent Van Gogh sell during his lifetime? Do you think it was
Tune in May 12 for the answer :-)
His works have sold for substantial sums, including at least one world record auction price for a work by a living artist. On November 12, 2013, this artist's Balloon Dog (Orange) sold at Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York City for US $58.4 million, becoming the most expensive work by a living artist sold at auction.
A. Jasper Johns
B. Christopher Wool
C Andy Warhol
D. Jeff Koons
See the answer on August 11!