Chronicle: Sharing the talents of leatherworkers | local entertainment

The Brinton Museum’s new leatherworking exhibition, “Master Leather Carving from North America and Japan – Design and Cultural Influences”, featuring awe-inspiring master leather craftsmen, was born out of a discussion of the inspiring history of saddle making and leather carving in northern Wyoming. The masterful carving and tooling on saddles and equestrian equipment created in … Read more

From ease to skin: These Colorado Springs tattoo artists are also prolific visual artists | Arts & Entertainment

From ease to skin: These Colorado Springs tattoo artists are also prolific visual artists |  Arts & Entertainment

Painting a canvas is one thing. Painting a human canvas something else entirely. There is much to admire about an artist who can translate their eye for beauty, color and imagery from the easel to the skin. Many tattoo artists have made art from the moment they could pick up a pencil or paintbrush. But … Read more

Arts collective highlights region’s fine arts talent | Arts & Entertainment

Arts collective highlights region's fine arts talent |  Arts & Entertainment

WISE — Art may be where one finds it, and an artists’ collective wants to let Southwest Virginia, Eastern Kentucky and Northeast Tennessee find artistic talent in the region. EpiCentre Arts got its start in 2013 after a group of area artists collaborated with cultural organization Appalshop on a project. Since then, the group organized … Read more

Colorado Springs tattoo artists often prolific visual artists | Arts & Entertainment

Colorado Springs tattoo artists often prolific visual artists |  Arts & Entertainment

Painting a canvas is one thing. Painting a human canvas something else entirely. There is much to admire about an artist who can translate their eye for beauty, color and imagery from the easel to the skin. Many tattoo artists have made art from the moment they could pick up a pencil or paintbrush. But … Read more

Renowned Redlands artist holds final show | Arts & Entertainment

Renowned Redlands artist holds final show |  Arts & Entertainment

Artist Janet Edwards holding her book by prints of her cards at Redlands Art Association. Redlands Community News photo by Siw Heede “I can’t really say that I consciously decided to become an artist. It just happened, like falling in love,” describes local artist Janet Edwards in the beautiful coffee table book “Palms to Peak” … Read more

Full and not so simple: Painting festival returns | Arts & Theater

Full and not so simple: Painting festival returns |  Arts & Theater

The Arts Council of Kern’s first big project of the year is the 2022 Plein Air Painting Festival. Starting on Tuesday, the multiday event will bring five artists to join two local ones for a number of activities and, of course, painting. Elizabeth Spavento, the Arts Council’s new executive director, said she’s excited to bring … Read more

A new direction for the Arts Council of Kern | Entertainment

A new direction for the Arts Council of Kern |  Entertainment

If change is the order of the day, then the Arts Council of Kern is full steam ahead. With the appointment of a new executive director earlier this year and a new team on board, the organization is poised to shake up the local art scene. The seismic shift is less anarchy than democracy, according … Read more

New Garfield Art Gallery exhibits local, regional artists, at-risk students in Colorado Springs | Arts & Entertainment

New Garfield Art Gallery exhibits local, regional artists, at-risk students in Colorado Springs |  Arts & Entertainment

The new Garfield Art Gallery is a space with multiple missions. Tucked into the base of Community Prep School, in the former, historic Garfield School downtown, the gallery will offer up three quarters of its walls to local and regional artists. Bryon Tryin is the founder of the new Garfield Art Gallery, in the former, … Read more

Diverse Delurk: 10-year anniversary show at arts-district gallery highlights varied styles favored by its member artists | Arts & Theater

Diverse Delurk: 10-year anniversary show at arts-district gallery highlights varied styles favored by its member artists |  Arts & Theater

TOM PATTERSON Special Correspondent Well, not always, but it hardly seems like 10 years since Delurk Gallery opened in the former Urban Artware location on Sixth Street. So the calendar tells us, though. To celebrate the occasion, the gallery has mounted a group exhibition bringing together works by 30 artists. Sixteen are current members of … Read more

WSU hosts Metals 2022 exhibition | Arts & Entertainment

WSU hosts Metals 2022 exhibition |  Arts & Entertainment

Metals 2022 runs from Jan. 29 through Friday online, presented by the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History’s Art Department Gallery. The exhibition, sponsored by the Michigan Silversmiths Guild, features artwork from 10 jewelry and metalsmithing artists, including from Wayne State, Eastern Michigan University, Bowling Green State University, and the College for … Read more