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Your September Horoscope! by Crystal “Kitty” Shimski

Transcribed by guest contributor Jennifer Coates / Kitty divides her time between New York City and Montauk. She is a freelance Intuitive Technique Specialist and part-time Trance Inducer. She was recently certified in Trauma Re-alignment...Show More Summary

One-thousand six-hundred fifty-four

At artnet news, Ben Davis writes in "Why You Should Be Suspicious Of The 'Creative Economy'" that 1654 is the number of fine artists in New York who actually support themselves by making art.  The rest have day jobs. Here's an excerpt...Show More Summary

Conversation: Rebecca Morris and Kate MacNamara

On the occasion of Rebecca Morris's solo show that just opened at 365 S. Mission Road, artist Laura Owens's cavernous space in Los Angeles, Morris sat down with curator Kate MacNamara to discuss the elusiveness of mauve, the role of motif, looking vs. Show More Summary

In remembrance: September 11

Sue Coe, 9-11, 2002, ink jet print on paper, 15 13/16 x 21 7/16 inches, Sue Coe Archive @ Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ------ Two Coats of Paint is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. For permission to use content beyond the scope of this license, permission is required.

Re-creating a Painting

Sunrise at Campobello, 12x24 oil by Michael Chesley Johnson - Available(Re-creation of en plein air painting) Recently, I decided to re-create a painting I'd sold a couple of years ago. The painting was a signature piece for my Friar's...Show More Summary

Fall Preview: Recommended openings this week

All the galleries are having openings this week, and since Andrew Ginzel has decided to take a hiatus from "SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE" while he pursues other projects, I have put together my own short list of openings, organized by date, that I think are worth checking out. Show More Summary

Inexpensive Large Wet Panel Carrier for Oil Painting

Let's face it—dealing with large wet panels in the field is a pain. But I've come up with a system that works for me. I thought I'd share it with you here. Recently, I decided to paint a few 16x20 panels on-location in oil. Problem was, I didn't have a carrier that would hold them. Show More Summary

Preview: Keltie Ferris presents body prints at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Keltie Ferris has been making body prints, and for the first time, this body of work will be included alongside recent paintings in a forthcoming solo show at  Mitchell-Innes & Nash. According to the press release, she uses her whole...Show More Summary

Preview: Karla Wozniak at Gregory Lind

Karla Wozniak paints the American landscape, from fast food joints and strip malls to car dealerships and roadside scenery. For the past few years, while she was an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, elements from east Tennessee's verdant landscape began appearing on Wozniak's work. Show More Summary

Interview: Sophia Flood in Gowanus

Contributed by Rob Kaiser-Schatzlein / Sophia Flood and I met at one of my art-handling jobs. We became friends, and I've admired her work since visiting her studio in Gowanus. I wanted to find out more about her process, and this past...Show More Summary

Paint Campobello: The Final Week

Painting at Liberty Point, Campobello Island, NB It's hard to believe, but another summer has rolled by. Today marked the last day of my final Paint Campobello plein air painting workshops for the summer. Next on my plate: Finishing up a commission, doing some pastel product testing, and getting ready for our cross-country trip. Show More Summary

Preview: Susan Jane Walp at Tibor De Nagy

In the past few weeks I've received a slew of emails with images and press releases for shows that open next week, so I thought I'd post a few images from exhibitions that have caught my eye. First up is Susan Jane Walp, who is having her fifth solo show at Tibor De Nagy this month. Show More Summary

Doug Dawson Advanced Workshop – Final Report

That's my painting, "Twin Spruces," on the left and in-process I first came across Master Pastellist Doug Dawson 15 years ago, when I began painting in pastel. His book, Capturing Light and Color in Pastel, was the perfect resource for me at the time. Show More Summary

Studio visit: Sue McNally

Sue McNally is working on “This Land is My Land,” a series of large-scale landscape paintings, one for each of the fifty United States. During the summer months, she takes road trips to states she hasn’t visited, camping along the way, sleeping under the stars, and gathering material. Show More Summary

Doug Dawson Paint-Along Workshop – Interim Report

If you've been following my blog, you'll know that this is Doug Dawson week. Doug and Sue have come all the way from Denver to lead a "paint-along" workshop in Downeast Maine. I believe this is his fifth time in the area teaching. It's always a pleasure to have this master painter here, as he is such a giving teacher. Show More Summary

Another Plein Air Workshop Week Done - Not Many Left for the Summer!

Find the Painter! The summer is flying by, and yet another plein air workshop has just finished up. This week, I had students from New York, Wisconsin and Maryland. They were all cheerful spirits, and the unusual fog we've had every morning for well over a week now didn't bother them. Show More Summary

Quick study: Art in a bus, artists-as-parents, sexism, Two Coats Residency, Stanley Whitney, Stella retrospective

Art in a bus: According to The Art Newspaper: "Works by Scottish Turner prizewinners and nominees will be seen across Scotland in a traveling show due to crisscross the country in a specially adapted bus (image above). Artists featured...Show More Summary

Stern verve: Joseph Zito at Lennon Weinberg

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / The artist’s weight in ominous lead slabs, a combat helmet spilling with rose petals – in another artist’s hands these conceptual pieces would probably seem trite or overbearing. But Joseph Zito’sShow More Summary

Facebook IRL

Since they started using social media in 2009, painters have been able to connect directly with one another over vast geographic regions outside the gallery system and mainstream media. Facebook has been a particularly enriching community...Show More Summary

How Long HaveYou Been Painting En Plein Air?

Spruce 6x8 oil by Michael Chesley Johnson Available - $100 unframed "How long have you been painting en plein air?" is a question students sometimes ask me at workshops. Short answer: The summer of 1999. I took a one-day pastel workshop, which entailed a session of painting from life outdoors. Show More Summary

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