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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Sales

Everywhere I look, I see advertisements and postcards for holiday sales.  In addition to the big box retailers, department stores and specialty stores, there are many fine arts and crafts sales taking place in the next week. If you’re looking to make it a handmade holiday this year, here are a few places to shop … 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

Visit the Whimsical World of Webberking

Visit the Whimsical World of Webberking

Today’s artist to watch is… Sandra Webberking. Let me come right out and say it.  I just love the work of Sandra Webberking.  Webberking is a metal sculptor with a diverse body of work but my favorite pieces are her funky, fun and fabulous garden sculptures and planters.  A huge a fan of recycling, she … Continue reading

How to Add Art to Your Garden

Today I’d like to share some ideas on how to add art to your garden. Here at Community Arts Center, we have a lovely cottage garden filled with beautiful flowers and whimsical garden accents.  We also have a more formal garden area complete with large bronze sculptures and metalwork.  Both gardens provide a place to … Continue reading

Experience Art at Tyler Arboretum

Each week we will have our eyes on the arts and talk about any exhibits or arts events happening in Philadelphia and the surrounding area.  This week, I’d love to share information on a special event  that I can’t wait to check out for myself – Tyler Arboretum’s new exhibit, “Sit a Spell, Seats That Tell … Continue reading