Tagged with figurative subjects

“Art Trek” to the Southwest, Pt. III: The Introspective Paintings of Rachel Bess

“Art Trek” to the Southwest, Pt. III: The Introspective Paintings of Rachel Bess

Experiencing the differences between my native Philadelphia, east-coast wintry world vs. the lovely and sunny Scottsdale, Arizona was the most rejuvenating wintertime art-viewing I’ve only imagined doing before. Scottsdale hosts a weekly Thursday evening ArtWalk similar to Philadelphia’s monthly First Friday. Galleries stay open late and many local restaurants, shops and nightlife participate in a … Continue reading

Katherine Fraser: Mysterious “Stills” of Life

Katherine Fraser: Mysterious “Stills” of Life

Last Friday evening, I braved the colder weather of Olde City, Philadelphia to investigate new work by artists showing as part of the “First Friday” evening art gallery openings.  Katherine Fraser’s paintings at Artists’ House Gallery were by far the most engaging items I found amongst the various media on the numerous gallery walls and … Continue reading

Lesley Dill’s Poetic Decipherings

Lesley Dill’s Poetic Decipherings

Several years back, I was on a gallery hunt in NYC to look at artwork that spoke of feminist issues that were currently at the surface.  Sculptor, mixed media and performance artist Lesley Dill (b. 1950, now living in Brooklyn, NY) was having a solo show, Voices in My Head, at George Adams.  Part of … Continue reading