Congratulations to Our Members!
We’re delighted to spread the news about some of our members for the month of December 2017. Click on their names to visit their pages. The Manhattan Arts International artist membership program promotes and rewards high standards of professional excellence in our online art gallery. We’re delighted to keep you updated about our members’ achievements. Click on artists’ names to visit their pages and view their art, read more about them, and find links to their websites. If you want to buy or exhibit their art please contact them directly. Also, subscribe to our weekly enewsletter.
Victoria Pendragon, acrylic on color print-out test sheet on liquid art board, 8″ x 1 0″ x 1.5″.
Victoria Pendragon’s small work, “Precision”, will be exhibited in the “Small Wonders” show at the Maryland Foundation of Art’s Circle Gallery in Annapolis, Maryland, running from December 7 – 23, 2017. Two of the paintings from the artist’s “Lovers” series – Magic Men and Reflection Connection – will be shown in the “Not Your Typical Love Story” show at Fabulon Art in Charleston, South Carolina through February, 2018.
Pendragon’s artwork was selected to appear in the article “See How Art Transforms Rooms” on the Manhattan Arts International art blog and in the video “See How Art Transforms Rooms” on the Renee Phillips YouTube channel.
Teri Leigh Teed has been selected as a featured artist for the Burrell Center Gallery at Southwestern Community College in Sylva. Teed’s exhibition, “Season of Light,” will run through January 31, 2018.
“Season of Light” is Teed’s newest series of fine art photographs taken in the Nantahala Forest from the morning of the Autumn Equinox and leading up to Thanksgiving. Her photographs are accompanied by stories and poetry written by Teed that reflect on the physical and spiritual light of the season. Smoky Mountain News and NC Culture (which has over 20,000 subscribers) are both featuring stories about Teed’s exhibit.
Teed’s fine art photographs are also featured in the “Small Works” exhibit at Gallery 1, Sylva NC during December.
You will see her art featured in the Manhattan Arts International “Photographers and Digital Artists” video on YouTube.
Nancy Staub Laughlin has been notified that Carter Burden Gallery, in New York, NY, will be featuring her unique pastel and photograph assemblages in a four-person exhibition, May 31- June 21, 2018. The Carter Burden Gallery, located at 548 W. 28th Street in Chelsea, has an important purpose, to demonstrate “the transformative nature of art. ” The gallery states, “The work we exhibit is vibrant, cutting-edge and important regardless of the artist’s age.”
Two of her pastels have been accepted into an exhibition “OPEN HORIZONS 2018” presented by National Association of Women Artists at County College of Morris Art Gallery, Randolph, NJ, January 29-March 30, 2018.
The artist’s work has been selected for the Manhattan Arts International “Photographers and Digital Artists” video on YouTube.
Matti Sirvio’s artwork is featured in the February – March 2018 issue of Professional Artist magazine with a full page article about Manhattan Arts International’s “New Beginnings” call for artists. His painting was featured as an exhibiting artist in the annual exhibition in 2016-17.
The artist’s painting “I Will Go Up” is included in the Manhattan Arts International “Art by 9 Abstract Artists” video on the Manhattan Arts International YouTube channel.
Following his artist’s residency in Venice this year, Morant returned to New Zealand to be honoured with a wonderful offer of a six month exhibition at the Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery in Christchurch. This huge gallery is part of a Buddhist temple and Morant’s show, titled ‘Ringing True’, exhibited over 300 works on two floors. As this highly successful exhibition drew to its close, Morant was offered another exhibition at the great Temple Gallery in Auckland to run from August 4th to December 31st 2018. This will be titled ‘Rhythm Of The World’ and will be a much larger show.
Meanwhile, the newly formed ‘Morant Foundation’ will be helping other artists of New Zealand by underwriting and presenting two shows of their work in February and June of 2018.
Nancy Reyner, artist, instructor and author has been presenting workshops across the U.S. to help artists take their paintings to a whole new level. Now, artists can take a four-week online course “Painting Excellence”, January 28 – February 24, 2018. Artists receive expert painting instruction and information, personal assistance every day, secret tricks and techniques and much more. Special feature includes an innovative method to use Feng Shui techniques to enhance the energy flow and visual power of your painting.