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Friday, September 21, 2007

Audubon Artists Inc. 65th Annual Exhibition

"Sara askance" was accepted into the 65th Annual Exhibition of Audubon Artists, Inc. The show is currently hanging at the Salmagundi Art Club (47 Fifth Ave, New York City) until September 28. [The exhibition has already been up for several weeks now, I'm just running a little late with my posting.]

And in case you're wondering why a portrait would be included in a show by a group named Audubon, here's a short snip from their webpage:

Audubon Artists, Inc., a national exhibiting organization of painters, sculptors and graphic artists, was indeed named for the great American artist and ornithologist John James Audubon, but there the association ends, for the exhibitions of Audubon Artists contain paintings, graphics and sculpture in all subjects and themes.... Confusion has existed on the part of the public since the name was first adopted in 1942.

The venue for this exhibition, the Salmagundi Art Club, has served as a center for fine artists from New York and around the country for over 130 years. It has held its current location, a beautiful mid-nineteenth century brownstone on Fifth Avenue, since 1917. Charles visited the organization and toured its galleries during his most recent trip to New York this past summer.

Monday, September 17, 2007

Afternoon Painting Class Added at Binders

The class Charles is teaching at Binders, "Painting - Design and Technique", will be adding an afternoon session option beginning December 4.

Tuesdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm for six weeks starting December 4 (with a break for the holidays, of course)

This new class is in addition to the evening class already on the schedule: Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:30 pm -- in six week sessions starting Oct. 23 and Dec. 4.

The current evening class has a lively 14 on the roster. Addition of the afternoon class will allow for better accomodation of busy schedules and will make Binders "The Place To Be" on Tuesdays!

The fee is $120 for six weeks. Contact Binders to sign up: 404-237-6331 ext 203 or via their webpage.

Monday, September 10, 2007

Atlanta Artists Center National Exhibition

This past Saturday evening the Atlanta Artists Center held the awards reception for their 4th annual national exhibition: A National View at Grandview. We were pleasantly surprised when we walked in to see the ribbons already hung and that The Red Cup had won a Merit Award!

We received many great comments on the painting that evening. The show as a whole was very nice, with a wide range of subject matter and mediums. So wide in fact, that Charles' oil painting was one of only four oil paintings accepted!

The show will hang at the Atlanta Artists Center's Grandview Gallery until October 2. Information can be found online at the AAC's webpage.