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Open Studio Mondays

by MaryBethMorrison , November 1, 2016—12:00 AM

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My studio doors are open Monday nights to artists who want space and time working on their own projects. No cost, no structure. The teapot is on. I expect to continue to Thanksgiving, and perhaps again in the new year. There are benefits!! It is fun to have like minded people to talk to, and be encouraged. By turns there's a lot of talking going on, followed by moments or entire evenings of concentrated focus on projects. Sometimes there is a critique, when someone wants it. I get my studio cleaned up! In October I had one person, then two. This week there were 5. Sometimes they bring dogs, that is fun for me since my Bosko is gone. We had watercolorists, and acrylics and pastel going this week, all painters, though a friend has asked if she can bring her wool..… Continue reading… 1 comment

Painting posted today is FLyover... pastel, 8_10. I was on Monhegan Island in early June this year, looking from the cliffs toward White Head, and gulls flew currents right over head and out over that great drop, graceful, skilled, eyeballing the water for reasons to fish. It felt a visual challenge to convey seeing the gulls this way. I've been busy this month helping put on a gorgeous juried international exhibition with the Pastel Painters of Maine, Pastels Only. It is hung at the beautiful Art Gallery on the University of New England Campus, at 716 Stevens Ave, Portland ME, thanks to curator director Ann Zil, and the special talents of Ilana Welch… Continue reading… 0 comments