Congratulations to Our Artist Members!
Here’s news about our members for the month of September. 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. Also, subscribe to our weekly enewsletter.
Sue Miller received the good news that she’s been successfully elected to the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA). The FCA is dedicated to raising artistic standards and advancing the knowledge and appreciation of art to the Canadian public.
Alan M. Richards is one of the featured artists in the Contemporary Art Exhibition Series at The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center (MAAC) from September 12th-30th. MAAC is located at 1050 Second Avenue (55-56 St).
Darlene Kaplan received the Council Special Award for one of her oriental brush paintings titled “Many Shrimp”. In the Green Spring Gardens Park art exhibition of Springfield Art Guild Members she won the “Peoples Choice Award” for her painting “Tranquil Evening”. Kaplan, who is also a watercolor instructor has already announced her Oriental Brush Painting workshops for August 2018 and classes are already filling up.
Lis Zadravec is pleased to announce that two of her pieces, “Honi Soit” and “The Dangling Conversation”, have been chosen as finalists for the ArtSpace Herndon 2017 9th Annual Expressions Portrait Exhibit, October 3 – 28, 2017.
Bren Sibilsky’s “Winds of Change”, clay, 36″h x 26″w x 12″d, was selected for the Manhattan Arts International “The Healing Power of ART” 2017 exhibition.
Matti’s Sirvio’s Wounded Angels from Syria, oil on canvas, 70” x 78” was curated into the Manhattan Arts International “The Healing Power of ART” 2017 exhibition.
Nancy Staub Laughlin’s artwork Sunset Sparkle Style, layered photographs using iPad sketchbook pro drawn shadows , 13” x 19”, was selected to be featured in the Manhattan Arts International “The Healing Power of ART” 2017 exhibition.
Monk In The Garden, oil on canvas, 48″ x 48″, was selected for the Manhattan Arts International “The Healing Power of ART” 2017 exhibition.
Following”, acrylic on liquid art boards, 8″ x 10″.
Victoria Pendragon’s mixed media piece, “Land of the Free”, was chosen to be a part of be included in the 5th annual international 2017 FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaged Art displayed from October 9 to December 15, 2017, at the Reece Museum on the campus of East Tennessee State University.
Elliot Appel was selected to exhibit three paintings in Contemporary Art Gallery’s online “Cityscape” show — “Out of The Darkness”, “Yonah Shimmy Knishery” and “Seventh Avenue Local”. Shown above is his painting “Corner Deli”, acrylic on canvas, 9″ x 12″.
Nancy Reyner, Blue Curve and Mountain, acrylic and gold leaf on panel, 16″ x 12″.
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”, with her, starting October 22. She has a few spots remaining. The Course includes daily assignments and feedback. Each week begins with a live conference meeting Sunday evenings 8:30 – 10 pm EST. Attendance to meetings is not mandatory, and are recorded to hear at your convenience. For more information visit http://nancyreyner.com/
Shan Fannin’s “Rolls Royce Phantom” painting will be on the cover of the 2017-2018 Round Rock Arts & Culture Guide. Above is a painting by Fannin of a Cadillac.
Ober-Rae Starr Livingstone was recently published in the International Artist Magazine as one of the winners of the Landscape 100 International Competition. His work has been juried into two upcoming National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society shows. The first is the “Best of America” show opening on October 20th at the Castle Gallery in Ft. Wayne IN and the second is the “Holiday Small Works Show”opening on November 13th at the Cathy Kline Gallery in Parkville, MO. He also won Second Place Cash Award and artist’s membership award in the Manhattan Arts International “The Healing Power of ART” exhibition.