Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser

The Art League  is hosting their annual Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser during the King Street Art Festival. It will be held Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Please visit them in Market Square (corner of King and North Fairfax Streets). For more information be sure to visit The ArtContinue reading “Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser”

King Street Art Festival (Alexandria, Virginia)

It is the 10th annual art festival in Alexandria on September 8th and 9th, 2012. Free admission. Times: Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM. Come see the city’s main street become an outdoor gallery! Please visit http://www.artfestival.com for more information. The Torpedo Factory and The Art League willContinue reading “King Street Art Festival (Alexandria, Virginia)”

Art Journal Inspiration Free Webinar

  Create Mixed Media is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, August 29th at 4:00PM Eastern Time. It is called Art Journal Inspiration: Personal Mythologies and Histories. If you register and are unable to watch the webinar, Create Mixed Media will email the webinar to you so you can view it at a later time.Continue reading “Art Journal Inspiration Free Webinar”

The Beginning

We spent one day in DC and it was literally only the “tip of the iceberg.” There is so much to see and do it is incredible. I could spend a week in the Library of Congress. My kids could spend a month in the American Museum of Natural History.  As timing would have it,Continue reading “The Beginning”

DC is the Word

My apologies for not blogging sooner. We made it to the DC area. The road trip was an adventure and we stopped in Gettysburg, which was amazing and humbling. So many people lost their lives there. We were told just about everywhere you step there once was an injured, dying, or deceased soldier. Our familyContinue reading “DC is the Word”

Southwest Art’s 2012 Competition

The annual Southwest Art’s 2012 Artistic Excellence Competition deadline is 15 July. You can enter online and there will be 13 winning artists. The entry fee is $25. All work must be original. For more information please visit the Artists Network. Have you ever entered any contests? Any tips for artists that are new?

New Digs Coming Soon

Well our family is about to move to the DC area and I am so excited about all of the art galleries and museums. We are going to have so much fun exploring our new digs. Here is a place that looks interesting, it is called Workhouse Arts Center. It is on 55 acres ofContinue reading “New Digs Coming Soon”