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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Fall Art Class Opportunities

Several WVAS members are teaching fall classes, Jerie Artz, Rebecca Brody and Lorie Amick.   Check out the details by going to Jerie's blog:, The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette for Rebecca's and Lorie's classes.
Zenias by Rebecca Brody

Friday, August 28, 2015

2015 Juried Show

The annual juried show opening reception is Friday, September 18th.  There is a call for art prospectus available for any artist interesting in submitting work for the exhibit.  For a digital prospectus, e-mail:  The deadline to drop off art is Monday, September 14th at Tippecanoe Arts Federation, afternoon.

Al Pounders, Professor Emeritus of Painting, Purdue University West Lafayette, IN, will be the judge for this exhibit.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

"The Reinvention of Black," by Mark Peplow

Verna sent the link to this fascinating online article about the history and uses of black paint pigments. Thanks!

For more thinking about very dark colors, consider the Rothko Chapel in Houston. It's a very meditative space:

of Rothko Chapel - Houston

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Oriental Art Program - Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Join us, Tuesday, 7:00pm, August 18th at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation for a fascinating program featuring Oriental Art presented by artists Hoi-Jin Jung and SoYoung Jung. You may have seen their exhibit in 2011 at KD's coffee shop.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Karen Margulis, pastelist

Check out Karen's blog, especially if you are interested in pastels:
She writes about a wide variety of pastel, life, plein air, and blog issues, as well as her travels, including Normandy recently and Iceland last year. She offers lots of advice for artists that is useful regardless of your choice of media.