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

Dumpster find leads to rediscovery of artist Francis Hines

Dumpster find leads to rediscovery of artist Francis Hines

After fading into obscurity, the late artist Francis Hines is gaining new attention after a car mechanic rescued hundreds of his paintings from a dumpster in Connecticut. Hines, an abstract expressionist, garnered some recognition in 1980 by using fabric to wrap the arch in New York City’s Washington Square in an intricate crisscross pattern. But … Read more

Upcoming arts and entertainment options feature works of art, music, food and mysterious murder | Entertainment News

Upcoming arts and entertainment options feature works of art, music, food and mysterious murder |  Entertainment News

Exhibit opening MARGARETVILLE — Longyear Gallery at 785 Main St. in Margaretville will mark the opening of the exhibit “Works in Series,” at a reception from 3 to 6 pm Saturday, April 16. According to a media release, the exhibit will remain through May 8. Artists featured in the exhibit include Ann Lee Fuller, Corneel … Read more

New exhibitions opening at OKCMOA | arts-entertainment

OKM Music Festival tickets now on sale |  arts-entertainment

OKLAHOMA CITY –Three new exhibitions opening in 2022 and 2023 join an already brimming schedule celebrating OKCMOA’s 20th anniversary year downtown. “Abbas Kiarostami: Beyond the Frame,” “Art and Activism at Tougaloo College” and “Edith Head: The Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Design” join previously announced 2022 exhibitions “The Perfect Shot: Walter Iooss Jr. and the … 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

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