Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Go to this today

Should art offend? Does it matter if people are offended? Should offensive art be displayed? Should it be censored? Who decides what is offensive or appropriate? Join us to hear a discussion of these questions and more.

A discussion panel featuring Philip Kennicott, Chief Art and Architecture Critic, the Washington PostJanis Goodman, Panelist, WETA Around Town, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, George Washington University; Lenny Campello, Author, Daily Campello Art News; and Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow, Cato Institute and Editor, Cato Books; moderated by Caleb O. BrownCato Daily Podcast host, Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.


May 22, 2019 
6:30PM to 8:00PM EDT


Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001-5403

Phone (202) 842 0200

Come to this seminar today!

Should art offend? Does it matter if people are offended? Should offensive art be displayed? Should it be censored? 

Who decides what is offensive or appropriate? Join us to hear a discussion of these questions and more.

A discussion panel featuring Philip Kennicott, Chief Art and Architecture Critic, the Washington PostJanis Goodman, Panelist, WETA Around Town, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, George Washington University; Lenny Campello, Author, Daily Campello Art News; and Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow, Cato Institute and Editor, Cato Books; moderated by Caleb O. BrownCato Daily Podcast host, Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.



May 22, 2019 
6:30PM to 8:00PM EDT


Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001-5403

Phone (202) 842 0200

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Residency in Portugal

ARTERRARESIDENCIAS | CALL FOR ARTISTS AND PROJECTS 2019

They accept application from artists who work in all disciplines and at any stages of their career. The residency program hosts multidisciplinary artists from all over the world since 2010. 

ARTErra is placed in a green beautiful village between mountains in central/north Portugal. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/1OXhNPg OR arterra.geral@gmail.com

Tomorrow at the Cato Institute

Should art offend? Does it matter if people are offended? Should offensive art be displayed? Should it be censored? Who decides what is offensive or appropriate? Join us to hear a discussion of these questions and more.

A discussion panel featuring Philip Kennicott, Chief Art and Architecture Critic, the Washington PostJanis Goodman, Panelist, WETA Around Town, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, George Washington University; Lenny Campello, Author, Daily Campello Art News; and Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow, Cato Institute and Editor, Cato Books; moderated by Caleb O. BrownCato Daily Podcast host, Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.


May 22, 2019 
6:30PM to 8:00PM EDT


Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001-5403

Phone (202) 842 0200

Monday, May 20, 2019

Pencil this in: Lecture: Art with a Twist

Sunday, October 13, 2pm.

Lecture: Art with a Twist


Montpelier Art Center

9652 Muirkirk Rd


Join me as I take a fun walk through art history that culminates in contemporary art where I will discuss the work of some DC area artists and our regional art scene, and answer questions.

Lecture is free and open to the public.

Vanessa Campello Strasser



More charcoal on broken unfired Bisque... this is my firstborn Vanessa Campello Strasser...

Vanessa Campello Strasser - charcoal on unfired Bisque, c. 2019 F. Lennox Campello
Vanessa Campello Strasser

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Elise Tarasova

More charcoal and conte with a little color pencils on unfired Bisque... this is my second born: Elise Tarasova nee Campello... about 3 inches by 3 inches...

Elise Tarasova Campello - Charcoal on unfired bisque by F. Lennox Campello


Friday, May 17, 2019

Solo show coming up in July!

I have a big announcement to make: I have a solo show coming up this July - more details later... but meanwhile, here are a couple of graphite drawings on broken, unfired Bisque... the subject is Little Junes...

Original number 9 graphite pencil on unfired bisque by F. Lennox Campello, c. 2019

Original number 9 graphite pencil on unfired bisque by F. Lennox Campello, c. 2019



Thursday, May 16, 2019

Boot Camp for Artists Scheduled!

The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 
The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Lecture: On Identity in the Arts: What Does It Mean to be Latinx?

Lecture: On Identity in the Arts: What Does It Mean to be Latinx?

Montpelier Art Center

9652 Muirkirk Rd



Saturday, September 14, 2pm.

I will be delving deep into the history and evolution of the Latino ethnic label and then discussing important questions on the issue while wrapping it around the context of the fine arts in a sometimes funny, but always informative presentation. 

Lecture is free and open to the public.