Art Exhibitions | Fine Arts | fredericknewspost.com – Frederick News Post | Candle Made Easy

Art Exhibitions |  Fine Arts |  fredericknewspost.com - Frederick News Post

“Graffiato Art Exhibition: An Interactive Community Art Exhibition – through August 15, Gallery 115, Y Arts Center, 115 E. Church St., Frederick. The exhibition concept came from the artist, curator and author Rula Jones, who lives in Frederick. Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. 240-478-3407 … Read more

Editorial: We see ourselves through the self-portraits of Roanoke Valley artists – Roanoke Times | Candle Made Easy

Editorial: We see ourselves through the self-portraits of Roanoke Valley artists - Roanoke Times

The task: Create a self-portrait. Art history is full of self-portraits. The great masters of all times – Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Albrecht Dürer, Jan Van Eyck, Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo – have infused their depictions of themselves with flourishes of their style and pieces of their soul, creating captivating images to last forever. … Read more

Marshall art professor completes artist-in-residence program – WV News | Candle Made Easy

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Terre Haute’s Terminal Arcade building will have a mural – Terre Haute Tribune Star | Candle Made Easy

Terre Haute's Terminal Arcade building will have a mural - Terre Haute Tribune Star

The east wall of the Terminal Arcade building in downtown Terre Haute will soon feature a one-of-a-kind mural. It is painted by Terre Haute artist Becky Hochhalter. “I’ve had my eye on this wall for at least five years. This mural project has been in the works for some time, almost two years. I look … Read more

This Afghan artist in hiding painted a portrait of Gig Harbor. He wants to teach locally – Tacoma News Tribune | Candle Made Easy

This Afghan artist in hiding painted a portrait of Gig Harbor.  He wants to teach locally - Tacoma News Tribune

In 2009, while serving as an international consultant for US State Department-funded economic development projects, Timothy Ham met an Afghan artist named Abdul. More recently, Ham has been the lead organizer in an attempt to help Abdul leave Afghanistan with his family and come to Tacoma to teach art to high school students. “I can … Read more

UNL students bring the Force to life through visual effects on “Obi-Wan Kenobi” – Omaha World-Herald | Candle Made Easy

UNL students bring the Force to life through visual effects on "Obi-Wan Kenobi" - Omaha World-Herald

In the fifth installment of the new Disney+ miniseries, Obi-Wan Kenobi, the title character and Darth Vader engage in a lightsaber duel that has all the hallmarks of classic combat sequences from the blockbuster Star Wars films. The lightsabers crackle when they touch, and the characters’ movements are fluid and stylish. The special effects are … Read more

The ‘Watercolor World of Carol Jessen’: A Memorial Exhibition – Boothbay Register | Candle Made Easy

The 'Watercolor World of Carol Jessen': A Memorial Exhibition - Boothbay Register

Carol Jessen’s Watercolor World: A Memorial Show at Boothbay Region Art Foundation (BRAF) runs throughout the month of August. The exhibition features 10 paintings loaned for the exhibition by Janis van Hasselt, Chet Evans and Jesson’s friend, the artist Marcia Annenberg, who put the exhibition together. There are two prints in the exhibition that are … Read more

NC Museum of Art races to complete its major makeover ahead of October reopening – Raleigh News & Observer | Candle Made Easy

North Carolina Museum of Art Chief Art Handler Ian Larson, left, works with his team in the European Gallery on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C. The museum is undergoing a reinstallation of their collection and is set for a re-opening in October 2022.

Ian Larson, Chief Art Handler, North Carolina Museum of Art, works with his team at the European Gallery on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 in Raleigh, NC October 2022. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com In October, on the 75th anniversary of the state legislature providing funds to build the People’s Collection, the North Carolina Museum of Art will … Read more

Marta Churchwell: Local history takes center stage in murals, art shows – Joplin Globe | Candle Made Easy

Marta Churchwell: Local history takes center stage in murals, art shows - Joplin Globe

Downtown Joplin is currently home to some significant visual arts that are worth a look given their relationship to local history. One is downtown’s newest addition in public murals, a well-deserved tribute to local black history. Laid out on the north facade of Bruce’s Optical Point of View at First and Main Streets, it is … Read more

50th Art in the Park takes place this weekend – Conway Daily Sun | Candle Made Easy

50th Art in the Park takes place this weekend - Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY – The marquees are back at Schouler Park in North Conway, and under those marquees this weekend will be the Mount Washington Valley Arts Association’s 50th Art in the Park, celebrating the visual arts along with crafts and jewelry. The festival will be presented from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 10 … Read more