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The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association Announces a Strategic Partnership with Masterworks.io

The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association Announces a Strategic Partnership with Masterworks.io

The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Masterworks.io. Masterworks.io is an exclusive community of fine art investors, opening up a new asset class that makes it possible to invest in blue-chip art for a fraction of the normal price. Blue-chip... - August 21, 2020 - Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association

Kashima Arts Special Exhibition Series: 1st Edition “The Lineage of Modern Japanese Art”

This Autumn, Kashima Arts will host “The Lineage of Modern Japanese Art” from September 12 (Sat.) to September 22 (Tues.), 2020. Approximately 40 exhibited works will be available for viewing and purchase. Free admission. As part of the Kashima Arts Special Exhibition Series, this exhibition will be the first of three special art sales exhibitions that will run from Autumn to Winter, 2020. - August 20, 2020 - Kashima Arts Co., Ltd.

ARIDO Presenting a Multi Billion Dollar Collection in Tribute to Lorenzo Soria Hollywood Foreign Press Association President During Venice Film Festival 2020

ARIDO Presenting a Multi Billion Dollar Collection in Tribute to Lorenzo Soria Hollywood Foreign Press Association President During Venice Film Festival 2020

Founded by a scion descendant of the Maimonides, a prominent 11th century family, that set sail to South East Asia bringing gems and luxury goods back to Europe, Jesse Raphael & celebrity guru Thomas Chappell, a world class designer with a background in fashion, art and history. - August 19, 2020 - ARIDO Jewelry

Artlita LLC Hires Six Employees During Pandemic

Artlita LLC Hires Six Employees During Pandemic

Artlita LLC today announced the hiring of six employees, the first for the startup art gallery that offers art for both purchase and lease. This milestone is a major move for Artlita on its mission to elevate emerging artists in the Southern California and Baja California regions. “Having... - August 10, 2020 - Artlita LLC

From the smARTist 2.0 Library, Presenting: How to Keep Grief, Illness, and Loss from Derailing Your Art

From the smARTist 2.0 Library, Presenting: How to Keep Grief, Illness, and Loss from Derailing Your Art

"How to Keep Grief, Illness, and Loss from Derailing Your Art" gives artists and creative entrepreneurs a roadmap to move forward when feeling overwhelmed with life and dealing with a broken spirit. - August 05, 2020 - Ariane Goodwin | smARTist®

Zero Empty Spaces Partners with Westfield Broward on "Black Voices" Exhibit

Landmark South Florida mall, with one of the only commission-free art galleries in South Florida, works with Zero Empty Spaces team to curate exhibit celebrating Black-themed works. - August 05, 2020 - Zero Empty Spaces

River Tree Arts Presents "Small Works Fundraiser" September 4 - 7, 2020 / Virtual and In-Person Event

The event will feature over 60 talented, local artists and over 80 pieces of art. 100% of proceeds will benefit River Tree Arts Non-Profit Community Arts Center in Kennebunk, Maine. - August 01, 2020 - River Tree Arts

Breathtaking New Artwork Collection by Josef Kote on Display at Ocean Galleries

Breathtaking New Artwork Collection by Josef Kote on Display at Ocean Galleries

Artist returns with new 2020 collection inspired by the Jersey Shore. - July 30, 2020 - Ocean Galleries

Ventura Artists’ Union Member Audra Lucas Featured in 805 Living

“Times are tough,” writes 805 Living magazine’s Joan Tapper, “but artists will be artists.” The statement speaks to the unstoppable force of art, and is the opening sentence from the publication’s recent feature titled Creativity Unbound. The article highlights... - July 24, 2020 - Ventura Artists' Union

A New and Unique Perspective Into the Contemporary Art Psyche: Modern Glitch Artist Golareh Safarian Joins Saatchi Art

A New and Unique Perspective Into the Contemporary Art Psyche: Modern Glitch Artist Golareh Safarian Joins Saatchi Art

A haunting nostalgia for classic fine art styles like impressionism, expressionism and surrealism meets digital disruption, pixilation, photorealism and graffiti in Golareh’s visual poems, available now at Saatchi Art. - July 23, 2020 - Golareh Safarian

Unsung African American Who Fought to Defend the Declaration of Independence Revealed

Unsung African American Who Fought to Defend the Declaration of Independence Revealed

Extraordinarily rare items reveal that an African American man was the first person to die in The American Revolutionary War. Some of the First to Fight for American Independence were also African American. - July 16, 2020 - Eric C. Caren Collection

Albert Bros., Inc.’s “Metal Into Treasure” Recycled Materials Sculpture Competition

Albert Bros., Inc. (ABI) a 5th-generation owned and operated metal recycling company in Waterbury, is challenging all professional artists from the Greater Waterbury Area to create a sculpture using recycled metal components provided by ABI. Each sculpture will include different grades of steel,... - July 16, 2020 - Albert Bros. Inc.

"Listen" - Compelling and Timely New Work by New England-Based Artist Alexander Morris

A prescient new series by New England-based artist was recently featured at AS220's main gallery and is available for exhibition and purchase. This series is timely, topical, and transcendent. - July 16, 2020 - Alexander Morris Art

The African American Experience, The Pride, The Prejudice, The Proof is in Sotheby’s NY Current Auction

The African American Experience, The Pride, The Prejudice, The Proof is in Sotheby’s NY Current Auction

"The Black Edison," Granville Woods 1880's papers; "Cumbo," The unsung African American patriot who fought for Independence, recognized by a Signer of The Declaration of Independence; Frederick Douglass' fiery eloquence, as expressed in his own 1852 newspaper; and 1930's lynching. 3 centuries of rare and raw Black historical documents, amongst other rare American history, currently at Sotheby's NY, through July 21. - July 15, 2020 - Eric C. Caren Collection

Viewing Room Now Open for Jill Krutick's “Turning Points,” a Visual Diary of the Artist's Painting Series

Viewing Room Now Open for Jill Krutick's “Turning Points,” a Visual Diary of the Artist's Painting Series

Abstract expressionist painter Jill Krutick of Jill Krutick Fine Art, is launching an inaugural virtual summer art exhibition, “Turning Points,” which debuts today. Krutick’s online showroom -- “Viewing Room” -- provides a virtual gallery experience comprising a visual diary of the artists’ painting series created during her lifetime. - July 11, 2020 - Jill Krutick Fine Art

Blind Spot: James Ming–Hsueh Lee Solo Exhibition

Powen Gallery is proud to present James Ming-Hsueh Lee's solo exhibition in Taipei. The show will be held from July 11th to August 9th. James Ming-Hsueh Lee, born in 1978 in Taiwan, currently resides in Taipei. He had won the first prize of the Taipei Art Awards 2005 and obtained his Ph.D. in Arts... - July 11, 2020 - Powen Gallery

Dr. Marc Nader of Faith In God Publishing Group Released the Academic Book "Failed Nations and Communities" to Help Developing Countries and Low Income Neighborhoods

Dr. Marc Nader of Faith In God Publishing Group Released the Academic Book "Failed Nations and Communities" to Help Developing Countries and Low Income Neighborhoods

The Academic Book "Failed Nations and Communities" (The Second Mental Independence) has been designed to help developing countries and low income neighborhoods to adopt commendable behavior. The law of cause and effect, bad choices have led to their decline. Such comportment must be changed before any betterment can be perceived. Now available in both French and English on Amazon. After this release, Scholars' Mind Alliance was created. - July 07, 2020 - Faith In God Publishing Group

Award-Winning Artist Debuts at Attleboro Arts Museum

Abstract artist selected for participation in Attleboro Arts Museum's online exhibition, showcasing his signature thickly-textured and layered marking. In newer work displayed at Attleboro's online show, Alexander Morris displays his trademark resonance and artistic intensity to east-coast art community. - July 05, 2020 - Alexander Morris Art

Portion of Blue Shark Vodka Sales to Benefit the Wyland Foundation

Blue Shark Vodka, the original coastal Carolina sweet corn vodka, announced Wednesday the brand would launch the second phase of its partnership with conservation artist Wyland by donating $1 from every bottle sold to the Wyland Foundation. World-renowned ocean muralist Wyland, designed a... - July 03, 2020 - Daytoon, Inc.

York Fine Arts Presents Its Newest Exhibition, "Clare Haley: Light of Yorkshire"

York Fine Arts announces its fifth annual solo exhibition of original paintings by Yorkshire artist Clare Haley, inspired by the raw, dramatic beauty of landscape and light. - July 03, 2020 - York Fine Arts

Oakland Art Murmur Announces a New Board Member

Working together to further a vision of Oakland as a thriving art ecosystem and creative economy. Oakland Art Murmur announced that Tayleur Crenshaw will be joining the organization as member of the Board of Directors, effective June 15, 2020. - July 03, 2020 - Oakland Art Murmur, Inc.

In New Fundraising Effort, Herberger Theater Gives Donors a Surprise Bonus

On pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Phoenix landmark Herberger Theater has embarked on an unusual, even memorable, fundraising effort to support ongoing and future expenses. - July 01, 2020 - Biltmore Portrait Studios

Zero Empty Spaces (ZES) Expands to Palm Beach County with New Location at Crocker Partners-Managed Boca Center

Affordable artist studio initiative Zero Empty Spaces partners with Crocker Partners to open its first location in Palm Beach county. - June 30, 2020 - Zero Empty Spaces

Female Led Revenge Western "Vengeance Turns" 4-Part Serialized Radio Show Releases Chapter 1 on July 4, 2020

Female Led Revenge Western "Vengeance Turns" 4-Part Serialized Radio Show Releases Chapter 1 on July 4, 2020

Cabin Fever Radio recorded this originally for live audiences during the COVID-19 Pandemic while the actors and their audience were all confined for health and safety. The Radio Show version was mixed over several weeks immediately upon conclusion of the live readings. - June 27, 2020 - Cabin Fever Radio

Archimedes’ Printing Shoppe Virtually Launches Book, "A**holes Need Love Too," June 28, 2020 from Wilbur the Pig’s Farm in New Jersey

Archimedes’ Printing Shoppe Virtually Launches Book, "A**holes Need Love Too," June 28, 2020 from Wilbur the Pig’s Farm in New Jersey

On June 28, 2020, Philadelphia-based Archimedes’ Printing Shoppe will release virtually, via a socially-distanced FaceBook live, "A**holes Need Love Too," the first book in a series of just-for-fun gift books written by Susan Russell and Erica Brown, and brilliantly illustrated by Maggie McMahon. When: Sunday, June 28, 2020. Where: FaceBook @Archimedesprintingshoppe or @Lucy Noland. Time: 6:30 p.m. EDT. - June 26, 2020 - Archimedes' Printing Shoppe

Resilient Americana: Virtual Reality Painting Gallery Focuses on Unity Sustained by Shared Values

Resilient Americana: Virtual Reality Painting Gallery Focuses on Unity Sustained by Shared Values

Resilient Americana: Virtual Reality Painting Gallery launches as a virtual reality gallery showcasing Dave Alber’s Hybrid VR Paintings™ celebrating American virtues. This VR gallery is available online. The exhibition showcases virtual reality paintings of small town America and American cultural sites as reflections on the resilience of American virtues during difficult times. - June 25, 2020 - Dave Alber

Barnstone Studios Announces the First Gwendolyn Stine Scholarship Winners; Nine People to Learn Classical Drawing Skills in 3-Month Study Intensive

Barnstone Studios Announces the First Gwendolyn Stine Scholarship Winners; Nine People to Learn Classical Drawing Skills in 3-Month Study Intensive

The forgotten secrets the great masters used are slowly being reintroduced to the world, and the late Myron Barnstone is respected as being at the vanguard of classical art education. To honor one of his distinguished alumni, Barnstone Studios launched The Gwendolyn Stine Scholarship this summer. Nine winners from three nations will receive a 3-month intensive workshop that includes one-on-one mentorship. The scholarships will be awarded quarterly. - June 25, 2020 - Barnstone Studios

Join the Millions of Meditating Hearts on International Day of Yoga to Make Compassion Contagious
Award-Winning Caravaggio Graphic Novel Gains Global Distribution

Award-Winning Caravaggio Graphic Novel Gains Global Distribution

Worldwide release of Award-Winning Graphic Novel "Caravaggio: A Light Before the Darkness" by Ken Mora. Mora’s graphic novel biography of the renowned artist Caravaggio is now available worldwide via all major online retailers in both print and popular electronic-reader formats, as well as major physical retail storefronts. - June 16, 2020 - Bella Fe Media

Japanese Art Auction MEGURU Vol. 04 - The Marketplace for Japanese Art

Preview: June 27 (Sat.) to July 5 (Sun.), 2020; Announcement of Results: July 7 (Tues.), 2020; Exhibiting: Approx 600 lots. BS Fuji Co., Ltd. and Kashima Arts Co., Ltd. will co-host the 4th volume of the Japanese Art Auction, "MEGURU," from June 27 to July 5, 2020. The Japanese art platform, MEGURU, is a sealed-bid auction that was designed toward easy and universal participation. Whether a novice or an expert, there are works for everyone to enjoy. - June 11, 2020 - Kashima Arts Co., Ltd.

Hybrid VR Paintings Allow Art Businesses to Thrive with Virtual Reality Galleries and Fully Immersive VR Paintings

Hybrid VR Paintings Allow Art Businesses to Thrive with Virtual Reality Galleries and Fully Immersive VR Paintings

Hybrid VR Paintings allow art businesses to thrive with virtual reality galleries & fully immersive VR paintings. Hybrid VR Paintings are physical/virtual hybrid paintings that occupy physical space on the wall while simultaneously manifesting within the virtual world. In uncertain times of whatever event will come next... Dave Alber’s Hybrid VR Paintings & virtual reality art gallery offer online & virtual solutions to the contemporary art business at http://davealber.com/collaborate/ - June 09, 2020 - Dave Alber

Jess Wall Signs with GMoore Talent, Debuts at Austin City Saloon in Corbin, KY June 13, 2020. After Cutting Her Debut EP in Nashville.

Jess Wall Signs with GMoore Talent, Debuts at Austin City Saloon in Corbin, KY June 13, 2020. After Cutting Her Debut EP in Nashville.

Viral videos are popular for a multitude of reasons. Some are funny, some are beautiful, and some showcase unassuming folks that do not realize their gifts. The latter category compelled George Moore, president of GMoore Talent to reach out to Jess Wall. Wall, 21, from Douglasville, GA caught... - June 09, 2020 - Perry Music Group

Robots White Dogs Healers - Peter Opheim Solo Exhibition

Powen Gallery is honored to host and exhibit Peter Opheim’s third solo exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan. - June 02, 2020 - Powen Gallery

Sonia Marta is Releasing "Bucharest City Tour, a Trip with Sonia" Book That Supports Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sonia Marta is Releasing "Bucharest City Tour, a Trip with Sonia" Book That Supports Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic

"Bucharest City Tour, A Trip with Sonia" is a children’s book in English, written by one of the youngest authors in Romania, Sonia Marta, who at only 12 years old is already completing her third editorial experience. The book illustrates the journey of three friends going on a... - June 01, 2020 - Sonia Marta

New Release by "Reflections of Horsepower" Artist Michael Irvine. Three Incredible Paintings. Fourteen Years in the Making. One Ultimate Barn-Find.

New Release by "Reflections of Horsepower" Artist Michael Irvine. Three Incredible Paintings. Fourteen Years in the Making. One Ultimate Barn-Find.

From the surreal, creative imagination of Michael Irvine, one of North America's premier automotive fine artists, comes a unique trilogy capturing over 50 Ford-powered cars, trucks and tractors in one amazing scene. Perfect for the man-cave, den, office, garage. Just in time for Father's Day. - June 01, 2020 - Michael Irvine Fine Art

Poet and Poets' Choice Director Richard Harteis is Pleased to Announce the Publication of "Plague Poems: 2020 Vision"

These new works reflect on life since the pandemic began with allusions to Albert Camus’ philosophy and his indictment of the fascism of WWII, a plague which seems to have raised its ugly head in our own time. The collection is augmented with stunning, shamanistic paintings by Rita Dawley as well as beautiful floral images by the Chinese artist Yujuan Zhai (Juner Patnode) symbols of peace and hope.  - June 01, 2020 - The William Meredith Foundation

KNEKT TV Announces Its Biggest Day in Live-Streaming - Two Worldwide Events for Positivity on May 21

KNEKT TV Announces Its Biggest Day in Live-Streaming - Two Worldwide Events for Positivity on May 21

Focused on Social Good, the Award Winning KNEKT Television Network is tele-streaming two global events focused on uplifting positive content on the same day. - May 21, 2020 - KNEKT

Double Organ Transplant Survivor Defies Odds During Pandemic with His Unique Hand Painted Fashion Business

Double Organ Transplant Survivor Defies Odds During Pandemic with His Unique Hand Painted Fashion Business

Artist and fashion design Richard Gair, whose follow up life saving hernia operation has been cancelled twice due to the pandemic, is focusing on his thriving business as a means of self healing, with orders flying in from celebrities around the world. - May 21, 2020 - Richard Gair

Patty E. Fischer Honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Patty E. Fischer Honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Patty E. Fischer of Anderson, Indiana has been honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of fine art. About Patty E. Fischer Patty Fisher is a freelance artist for Pastels by Fischer... - May 19, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Art Today: Launching "Painting Storytime" -- Jill Krutick Releases Video Series Exploring the Artistry Behind Her Abstract Paintings

Art Today: Launching "Painting Storytime" -- Jill Krutick Releases Video Series Exploring the Artistry Behind Her Abstract Paintings

With social distancing and a pause in art shows scheduled this year, Jill Krutick Fine Art has branded a new video series called “Painting Storytime” to bring you closer to this fine artist’s work. Discover your favorite painting by this local artist by exploring the series. - May 16, 2020 - Jill Krutick Fine Art

"Portraits of My Mother," an Online Exhibition by Mara G. Haseltine, a Tribute to Her Recently Diseased Mother - Dedicated to the Lost Lives of COVID-19 Victims

"Portraits of My Mother," an Online Exhibition by Mara G. Haseltine, a Tribute to Her Recently Diseased Mother - Dedicated to the Lost Lives of COVID-19 Victims

"Portraits of My Mother" was released as a virtual exhibition. Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2PECIdH4jA. - May 16, 2020 - Mara G. Haseltine

Nazmiyal Auctions Teams with Elisabeth Parker

Nazmiyal Auctions Teams with Elisabeth Parker

Nazmiyal Auctions and Elisabeth Parker have teamed up to work hand in hand and provide an exciting new antique rug and textile auction venture. - May 11, 2020 - Nazmiyal Collection

Gallery Underground "Spring Dreams" Online Show for May

Online show of gallery works for May. - May 08, 2020 - Gallery Underground

Adapting to the Times: Creating an Immersive Art Experience - Artist Jill Krutick & Designer Simone Kurtz Create "Augmented Reality" Gallery and Share the Process

Adapting to the Times: Creating an Immersive Art Experience - Artist Jill Krutick & Designer Simone Kurtz Create "Augmented Reality" Gallery and Share the Process

In light of social distancing and a pause in Jill Krutick's art shows scheduled this year, Jill Krutick Fine Art created an “augmented reality” gallery from home computers to push the limits on sharing art in today's world. - May 07, 2020 - Jill Krutick Fine Art

Gabrielle Hawthorne Honored as a VIP Member by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Gabrielle Hawthorne Honored as a VIP Member by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Gabrielle Hawthorne of Ewing, New Jersey has been honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of art work apparel design wear and consulting. These important women... - May 06, 2020 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

The Greatest Trump Raffle Ever - A Tommy Zegan Original

The Greatest Trump Raffle Ever - A Tommy Zegan Original

Everyone has a chance to make history by presenting the Trump and his magic wand sculpture to President Donald J. Trump. - May 05, 2020 - Tommy Zegan Originals

San Diego Art Academy Now Offering Online Classes

Three online classes have been added to the schedule of in-person classes currently offered. They are provided through Zoom and students can choose between a 6 week course or a one-time class if needed. Costs of online classes are offered at a discounted rate and can be paid for online through secure payment methods at the school’s website: SanDiegoArtAcademy.com. - April 30, 2020 - San Diego Art Academy

New Dungeon Craft Tabletop Kickstarter Series Castles & Keeps & Cursed Lands Announced by 1985 Games

New Dungeon Craft Tabletop Kickstarter Series Castles & Keeps & Cursed Lands Announced by 1985 Games

1985 Games is back with another blockbuster crowdfund, adding two new titles to the Dungeon Craft library. Whether you’re running a castle siege, a diplomatic dinner party, or exploring the twisted forests of D&D’s Curse of Strahd(TM), Castles & Keeps and Cursed Lands contain hundreds of terrain pieces to enhance every group’s tabletop RPG experience. - April 27, 2020 - 1985 Games LLC

Vital Spaces Announces #NMtwinning - A Social Media Art Challenge with Prize Money

Vital Spaces Announces #NMtwinning - A Social Media Art Challenge with Prize Money

Vital Spaces announces the launch of a new social media art challenge inviting New Mexicans to recreate or reinterpret works of art in local collections and post their pictures to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter using #NMtwinning. Weekly winners and prize money. - April 20, 2020 - Vital Spaces

2020 International Surrealism Now Exhibition

10 years of the International Surrealism Now Exhibition at CAE. - April 03, 2020 - Santiago Ribeiro

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