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IS YOUR DISPLAY BOOTH READY FOR THE ART FESTIVAL?

A booth event is a sale with multiple vendors with each vendor putting up their own display booth. The event may be geared to sell only art or it may allow different types of vendors. Basically there are three types: Outdoor, Indoor and Tabletop. Outdoor events are usually larger than the Indoor ones and will attract a larger crowd. A tabletop may be either indoors or outdoors; the main difference between a Tabletop and the others is the space size. Most booth events allow you a 10’ x 10’…

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Added by Gail Daley on March 4, 2013 at 9:44am — No Comments

Spring Fever

Where will the words go,

when the moon is so full.

The spring twilight is a deep shade of robin eggshell blue,

 and the blossoms play

with my senses.

Sweet and painful

foreplay.

Getting me ready

for the heat that is coming

in…

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Added by Aideed Medina on March 3, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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I stole his sideways glances.

that puffed up

chest,

head cocked up stance,

that begs,

“What the fuck is really going on?”

Perched way up high

above the skyline

with the

view

only he can get.

You can try

to stand beside him,

see…

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Added by Aideed Medina on March 3, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Mi Casa

I rearrange books, furniture and clothes around with the satisfaction of a winning chess move.

In the peace that only time can bring,

 I have finally envisioned this place

a home.

We are not bound to belongings.

I take care to only keep what belongs to my heart.

My heart will only house love.

The last moments with Lupe.

The way her porcelain smooth skin was swaddled in mango scents at the moment that we serenaded her goodbye.

I…

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Added by Aideed Medina on February 16, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Seedlings Fine Art Workshops in Three Rivers

Playing and Growing with Art



Entering its third year, the fine art workshop series presented by the Arts Alliance of Three Rivers has been christened “Seedlings”, denoting the powerful new growth in creative expression that is awaiting artists and non-artists alike.  Two spring workshops and one autumn one are slated for 2013, taught by strong, established artists from all over California, including our own neighborhood.



The Arts Alliance emphasizes that you don’t have to…

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Added by Elsah Cort on February 12, 2013 at 6:42pm — No Comments

Everyone is allowed a dream

I remember

Worn out canvases can be painted

 and even when my skin feels too old to have such things,

 brightly colored fairy dusted dreams,

I am allowed.

 I am shameless and quite unstable when it comes to day dreams.

 I find them unsettling and corrosive,

 necessary destruction to my old landscapes.

How else could I imagine the new world I am building?

New foundations can only be built when the old foundations have been…

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Added by Aideed Medina on February 4, 2013 at 10:29am — No Comments

Happy Valentine’s Day

 When did we start celebrating Valentine’s Day? Well I suppose you could say it began with a poem written by Geoffrey Chaucer, who wrote a poem that cemented a pre-existing general belief, at least in medieval England, that February 14 was the day when birds chose their mates. Chaucer, 1343 – 25 October 1400, is…

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Added by Gail Daley on January 31, 2013 at 12:10pm — No Comments

The Making of a Rainbow

   The making of a rainbow will light the walls of the Margaret Hudson Gallery with the art of Fred L. Williams this February and March. Fred, a multi-faceted artist, who paints canvases as well as fabric, walls and murals, is also a talented interior designer whose work has graced he homes of many Hollywood celebrities.

   Interested in art since early childhood, Fred became the first African-American to be accepted into the Corcoran School of Art in the 1970’s. He…

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Added by SIN on January 7, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Sin Palabras (Without Words)



I turned down the light

So you can’t see the look in my…

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Added by Aideed Medina on January 3, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The boy from my electronic past.

Rebel cause:  unknown.

Leather and jean jackets in hand.

I watch the clouds of machine made fog

circle our feet .

Darkness falls across his eyes,

in the wisp of his hair, and over his cheek.

We are young and there isn’t any time

for mercy

or, for  forever.

We are innocent savages.

He walks these halls oblivious to the noise.

The songs play loud,

electronic, and never end.

He wakes up 20 years…

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Added by Aideed Medina on January 3, 2013 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

WHY BUY ART FROM LOCAL ARTISTS?

It’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Local Business Saturday this week. This time of the year is probably when one of the best opportunities to sell your work emerges, yet most artists don’t know how to take advantage of it. Some of them may even feel guilty about promoting sales at this time. For those of you who feel guilty about telling friends, past customers, family and acquaintances “Hey, consider buying from me when selecting Holiday gifts”, let’s consider a few things. Do you know…

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Added by Gail Daley on November 24, 2012 at 8:16am — No Comments

FINDING THE RIGHT SUPPORT AS AN ARTIST

When I started to take my art seriously, I knew that peer group association was important for me to grow as an artist, but finding the right art group to join was a little frustrating.  Why is it so important to associate with other artists? Well, although you can create art in a vacuum, if your art is never evaluated by…

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Added by Gail Daley on November 17, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Paintings of mine

http://Lindapittsart.com

Added by Linda Lloyd Pitts on November 9, 2012 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Nov. 1st ArtHop


Added by Michael Frank on October 25, 2012 at 9:19am — No Comments

Art Hop

Hi Everyone!!

I will be having an Opening Reception from 5pm-8pm tomorrow at the Starbucks on West & Ashlan.  I hope you can come and check out my new Artwork!!  

Added by Regina on October 17, 2012 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Fresno ArtHop

Please join me at the Evergreen Garden Center, on 210 Alluvial Ave, in Clovis for my first ArtHop event...  Thursday, Oct. 18th, 5-8pm

I'm showing large digital prints of surreal landscapes and flowers.

Added by Michael Frank on October 17, 2012 at 6:09am — No Comments

open studio schedules

I have Open studio 6-9 pm Wednesday nights at my studio at 1050 San Jose #104-  Northeast corner of Shaw and Clovis Just on the corner of San Jose and Cole.

I Make  Pottery and Ceramics,  we have 3 wheels (of diffrent types), a tile roller, 2 kilns a casting table, and a lot enginuity...

materials at cost, low firing fees, good conversation and free lessons and help on anything related to our intrests, Children are welcome   (accompanied by an…

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Added by sam "moose" Gueydan on October 17, 2012 at 1:06am — No Comments

Free Gift Cards for my facebook fans... will be showing at Le Parisien Cafe in November-December, then mailing them out.

I am doing a new series of cards as gifts for my fans...   if you like my art page www.facebook.com/ImageOracle and friend me www.facebook.com/jessicalynnstuart then I will be perusing your pictures and picking out inspiring photographs of yours to paint and draw.  I am going to be exhibiting these along with some fine art work at Le Parisien Cafe for November and December 2012.

Added by Jessica Lynn Stuart on October 10, 2012 at 1:50pm — No Comments

ARTWORKS FINE ART SHOW AND SALE IN IT'S 13TH YEAR..DON'T MISS IT!

One of the oldest and most beloved Art Shows will be presented by the ARTWORKS Group at Northwest Church on Palm and Barstow on October 13th.  There will be over 50 fine artists works to view including sculpture, oils, water color, hand crafted jewelry and many other fine pieces. 

Refreshments and drinks will be served along with a chance to meet and discuss art with many of the best local artist.  See you there from 10 to 3PM

 

 

 

Added by Linda Lloyd Pitts on October 9, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

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