Friday, December 30, 2011

A Picture PAINTS a thousand words.... come hear what VPA Artist have to share  at the
"Time Captured Anew En Plein Air" Exhibit that opens on Janurary 17th see Exhibit

Exciting feature of this Venice Plein Air Exhibit, is that both 'plein air' or field studies will be on hand along with some artist's sharing a studio piece too, that was inspired by their out and about en plein air.  The beauty of Venice is the local and Nationally acclaimed artist that take part in plein air in this paradise we call Venice, and her surrounding areas.

Mary Anne Jacobson - Oil - North Jetty Sea Grapes - copyright

Katie Dobson Cundiff - Oil - Evening Solitude - copyright

Mary Erickson - Oil - Last Light Study - copyright

Jane Chapin - Oil - Sharpies - copyright
Hodges Soileau - Oil - Spanish Point location- copyright
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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Christmas/Holiday/NewYear Season MAPs & VPA Exhibit

Hi Plein Air enthusiast and members of VPA

TIS the SEASON of CRAZY schedules...
BUT some of us on VACATION would truly enjoy the opportunity to PLEIN AIR PAINT
with fellow enthusiast.  Its hard to schedule, confess right now...
(started to list, instead of digressing)  WE ALL have our to do list.  SO
In the SPIRIT of the Season and the JOY of En Plein AIR
will keep our running VPA MAP
at a favorite spot... Caperson's
on mainly Monday's... be it morning light, there will be some Saturday's thrown into the mix too.
I am also going to add a favorite other two spots great by day and for evening light
Sharkey's South Parking closest to the new park and Service Club beach...
Both of these locations have ample parking, and subject matters.
If you would like more information, please just email me.
Not posting every detail on the public blog... but for all enthusiast...
Mon or Sat our VPA days to MAP which equals Meet And Paint.


Thank you to all of you that registered for the VPA Exhibit, in spite of the busy season
that we are all in.  We have a great group of ARTIST participating, and should make to be a wonderful show.  Remember the delivery day for paintings is Jan. 13th.  I will be sending each of you that said yes an email.  We are 9/10th's full, in other words if you were on the fence you may consider joining in with some of these Artist... to name only a few...
Copyright and all rights re severed Jane Chapin - Umbrella

Copyright and all rights reserved Katie Dobson Cundiff - Together

Copyright and all rights reserved Hodges Soileau- The Working Lady

A Venice Art Center Satellite Exhibit:
“Time Captured Anew En Plein Air”
Opening Reception And Cocktail Party
January 17th, 2012, 3-5:30pm
At The Art Gallery of Jacaranda Trace
In the Cadbury Commons Club
3600 William Penn Way
Venice, FL 34293
Exhibit runs through April 12, 2012
MANY of our Artist will be on hand at the Melange Gallery Thurs starting at 3pm for the Christmas open house.  Melange Gallery Location  Hope to see you there.... come pick up our flyer's for the show too to start sharing if you are one of our artist.  Postcards are coming with the New Year.  And watch for the articles in the papers and magazines here in the area too.  Our best advertisement though is YOU.

May it be an UP day
Painting Away... K