Posted in August 2012

Richard Estell, an Artist to Watch

Richard Estell, an Artist to Watch

Today’s artist to watch is Richard Estell. Richard Estell is a painter whose primary subject of work is nature.  He has work in many private and public collections, has held solo and group exhibits and his paintings have been written about in a number of publications.  He teaches watercolor at the Pennsylvania Academy of the … Continue reading

Elvis Remembered in Art

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death.  As one of the most popular singers of the 20th century and surely one of our most recognizable cultural icons, rather than discuss his contributions to the music and film industries, I’d like to take a look at how his image been represented in art over … Continue reading

Hennessy Brings True Meaning to Phrase Arts and Leisure

I always appreciate product packaging that is unique or especially creative so I guess that’s why I think a new product partnership between Hennessy cognac and street artist Futura is so cool.  Futura is designing a limited-edition bottle of Hennessy V.S. that has eye-catching abstract lines and shape and gets inspiration from the cognac’s warm-colored … Continue reading

Discover Art on the Road with SpringHill Suites

I love this promotion that SpringHill Suites by Marriott launched. It’s called Art on the Road: 10 Cities, 10 Discoveries and it’s a journey that promotes not only SpringHill Suites but also the art forms and artists from different parts of the country. To inspire travelers to try out new destinations, SpringHill has tapped Ken … Continue reading

Visit CAC’s Galleries This Weekend

Visit CAC’s Galleries This Weekend

It’s Arty Facts Friday and if you are free this weekend, stop by and check out the many exhibits we have on display in our multiple galleries. Gallery hours are on Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. Try some art this weekend!

Stop by Media’s 2nd Saturday Arts Stroll

Eat, dance, sing, shop, laugh, and stroll your way down State Street  on Saturday, August 11th,  for Media’s 2nd Saturday Arts Stroll.  Galleries, cafes and shops stay open late while local musicians entertain and artists from the Media Arts Council show their artwork.  While you’re there, don’t miss the work of Bonnie Captis , a … Continue reading

Today’s Artist to Watch is Marco Cianfanelli

Today’s Artist to Watch is Marco Cianfanelli

Today’s artist to watch is Marco Cianfanelli. A few days ago, I had a post from ONE in my Facebook news feed about a sculpture that Cianfanelli made of former South African President Nelson Mandela that was recently unveiled in South Africa in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Mandela’s capture by the apartheid police. … Continue reading

Orbit Sculpture Takes You Up into the Sky

Today I’m talking about the ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture.  This tower, England’s tallest sculpture, is quite interesting. It incorporates the five Olympic rings and even has observation floors and a restaurant.  It is very modern looking and it reminds me of a roller coaster. Built near the Olympic Stadium, this landmark is sure to become a … Continue reading