The Manhattan Arts International artist membership program promotes and rewards high standards of professional excellence in our online art gallery. To keep you updated about their many achievements this monthly page features news about our members. 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.
Elliot Appel, White Mana, acrylic on canvas, 11″ x 14″.
Elliot Appel is a New York-based painter recognized for his stunning realistic paintings of cityscapes and storefronts. He was recently honored to receive the First Place Award for oil and acrylic painting at the Spectrum 7 Art Show in Bayonne, NJ. The show is a good representation of the growing art scene in Bayonne.
Martha Coaty won Second Place for her photograph titled “Seersucker” in The Hardy Gallery’s 55th Annual Juried Exhibition. The competition in this gallery, which is located in Ephraim, Door County, Wisconsin is among Door County’s most popular exhibits for established and emerging artists in the visual arts. A total of 151 pieces were juried with 70 included in the show.
A painting from Beth Younger’s travel collection, entitled “National Harbor I”, from her “National Harbor” series, was selected into the “All Media June Show” at Artworks gallery, in Richmond, Virginia, through July 23. The juror, Ann Chenoweth, selected Beth’s artwork among 107 entries. Her expressive acrylic and mixed media painting depicts a celebration that took place on Memorial Day at the National Harbor which is located in Oxen Hill, Maryland just minutes away from Washington, DC, along the Potomac River.
Nancy Reyner, who is also an author and instructor, added a new article to her blog in June. It’s titled “How to Prepare Gold Leaf for Oil Painting” and is an addition to a video she has on her YouTube channel on the same subject.
Nancy Reyner also served as one of the Special Recognition Award Jurors in the Manhattan Arts International “HERStory” 2017.
Although known for his photographic image composites Alan M. Richards has also created work in other mediums. His sculpture titled “Life Cycle” was selected to be shown at the Art League of Long Island’s exhibition “A Quotidian Life” curated by Franklin Hill Perrell. The work is 36″ round, and depicts a typical day with people going about their daily business.
Sue Miller’s work is included in the Quinn’s of Tweed Art Gallery, located on Hwy 37, on a main sightseeing route between Ottawa and Toronto. Quinn’s presents the works of Canada’s finest artists and artisans.