Thursday, May 31, 2012

Dubya's Portrait

Dubya's portrait was unveiled today at the White House.

The portrait was painted by John Howard Sanden (born 1935 in Austin, Texas), who is a well-know is an American portrait artist.

Sanden had previously painted the portrait of Mrs. Bush.

He is the founder of the Portrait Institute and was an instructor at The Art Students League of New York.

Wanna go to an opening tonight?

Elizabeth Parkman's Artomatic Top 10

Elizabeth Parkman is the Associate Director of Heiner Contemporary and she just recently visited Artomatic and files her Top 10 Artists:

Rachel Farbiarz, The Genizah Project
1.     Rachael Farbiarz, The Genizah Project.  My favorite piece at Artomatic!

Steve Wanna
2.     Steve Wanna
3.     Jeff Skeer
4.     Larissa Raddell

Christian Tribastone
5.     Christian Tribastone
6.     Paul Sharratt
7.     Jenny Walton
8.     Michelle Chin
9.     Melissa Badenhop
10. Veronica Szalus

Free Art!

They're celebrating the anniversary of the Bethesda location of L'Eclat de Verre which is managed by founder Jesse Cohen. They will be giving away 25 small framed works completed in the French style.