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Jubilee Museum & Catholic Cultural Center sacred art biennial

Jubilee Museum & Catholic Cultural Center sacred art biennial

The Jubilee Museum Sacred Art Biennial 2014 A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Sacred Art Exhibition dates: Dec 6, 2014 – Feb 8, 2015 The Jubilee Museum and Catholic Cultural Center inaugurates its sacred art biennial this year. The theme chosen for the museum’s first biennial is: Cain and Abel, Am I My Brother’s Keeper? The…

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Alastair Heseltine, figurative sculpture in basketry

Alastair Heseltine, figurative sculpture in basketry

Alistair Heseltine creates amazing large scale figurative sculpture with innovative materials and techniques related to basketry. Bold and expressive artwork from tranquil Hornby Island in British Columbia. Alistair Heseltine

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LaDell Hayes, stortytelling & narrative painting

LaDell Hayes, stortytelling & narrative painting

Arlene Ladell Hayes was born in the Texas panhandle and resided there for most of her childhood. The austere landscapes and spare beauty of the region stimulated her artistic imagination at an early age. As an adolescent, Hayes moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico where she began her career as an artist. Originally working in…

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Fantastic Narrative at Brumfield’s Gallery

Fantastic Narrative at Brumfield’s Gallery

Fantastic Narrative Brumfield’s Gallery April 12 – June 7 In keeping with Brumfield Gallery’s exhibition schedule focusing on strong narratives, the gallery presents a group exhibition titled ‘Fantastic Narrative.’ The show will feature the best artists, whose imagery and narrative border the fantastic and/or surreal art genres. These artists leave behind the more classic fantasty…

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Ben Heine, digital circulism

Ben Heine, digital circulism

April 5, 2014 | mixed media | No Comments

DIGITAL CIRCLISM This is a project Ben started in 2010 as well. It is somehow a synthesis of Pop Art and Pointillism. In this series, Ben usually makes portraits of celebrities with digital tools using only flat circles on a black background. Each circle has a single color and a single tone. “Trends Hunter”, the…

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Mardie Rees, war memorial sculpture

Mardie Rees, war memorial sculpture

Soul of the Forward and Faithful WWII U.S. Marine Raider Memorial “For the Soul of the elite force unit is its men. And if there is one thing the Raiders didn’t lack, it was soul.” — Robert A. Buerlein Over the last year I have been sculpting a work to commemorate our fathers and grandfathers…

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