Autumn Art Activities

Autumn is a season of great upheaval and change. It is one of the most dramatic times of year and my favorite because of the beautiful burst of colors we see in nature. And, as you well know, my world is all about color. Many thanks to all of you who were able to attend …

A Passion for Painting

Share our excitement and join us!Art Sweet Art Gallery, located in historic downtown Leesburg presents ‘The Influencers: Color and Texture’, an exhibition of paintings by yours truly and my good friend and talented colleague, Anne Stine.  Opening Reception: Friday, September 6th, 6-9pmLive music, wine tastings by October One Vineyard, and Neuhaus Belgian chocolate complete our celebration …

Art is standing with one hand extended into the universe and one hand extended into the world, and letting ourselves be a conduit for passing energy.  -Albert Einstein  Back in the ‘Burg!During the month of July, stop by Middleburg Common Grounds to share a cup of coffee with a friend and view my collection of smaller paintings. …

An exhibition of extraordinary art by artists who use color to enhance healing and a sense of well-being to viewers. May 7 through July 7, 2019 marks the duration of this uplifting exhibit. ‘Call of the Canyon’, an oil painting by Leanne Fink is pictured above (bottom, left). Fink received an Award of Excellence for …

So what’s next?Spring is a time for life to awaken and renew after the dormancy of winter. Buds become flowers. The grass turns green and grows like bamboo in my yard. The trees leaf out and I start sneezing.It seems that spring is a very busy season for the art community as well. Within a few …

Hello fellow art enthusiasts! Last month tree imagery caught my eye and spoke to my artist’s heart. Right now, the tree within the landscape is the theme I am exploring. Most of these paintings are smaller- 9×12, 6×8 in preparation for the Western Loudoun Artist Studio Tour on June 1st and 2nd. My guest studio will be set …

Greetings to all my art enthusiasts! The lion of March blows a cold wind over us. It’s a good time to stay in my studio and paint tree imagery. Trees have a language all their own as they reach, stretch, spread out and throw off new growth. Then there are the windstorms that cull expired branches …

Greetings to all my art enthusiasts!I have wintered over these last few months and given you all a break from reading about art events in our area. This year’s communications will be handled a little differently. With its shifting scene of scandals I will be posting less on Facebook. My personal messages will be the …

Every day is a gift to be acknowledged and enjoyed. I will try to keep today’s art news brief as we are all beginning to feel the accelerated pace of life leading up to the holidays. AIM Gallery is kicking off their next show, ‘Great Art Small Prices’, with an opening reception Saturday, November 3rd, …

News in Brief —This past Saturday, Leesburg’s Arts in the Alley event culminated with FOLPA’s first auction project. A total of $4100 was raised! All the windows and shutters sold. Pictured above is my contribution, titled ‘Mornin’, Glory!’. FOLPA is Town of Leesburg’s fundraising support group for the arts. —The Loudoun Sketch Club has elected …