Category: Eye on Art

Compositing Fantasy—The Artistry of Carol Walsh

Flying High by Carol Walsh

You may have heard of compositing as it relates to the film industry—combining visual elements from separate sources into single images, often creating the illusion that all those elements are parts of the same scene, for instance with the use…

Twin Mixed Media Shows Dazzle

Photo | Marylou Bono Phyllis Mayes’ “Tower of Sculpture” is a stunning example of assemblage, a three-dimensional sculptural form created from found objects “assembled” together in a quirky and unique way.

One of the most inventive and sophisticated art forms is mixed media. More than one medium is combined in an expressive manner to create a work of art. Mixed media began around 1912 with the cubism of Pablo Picasso and…

New Dimensions in Glass With Tony Glander

Photo | Arts Entwine Tony Glander, longtime Arts Barn faculty member, will be teaching at Anything in Stained Glass but remain involved with the Arts Barn as a visiting instructor.

Tony Glander inspires with his infectious enthusiasm for his craft. His Arts Barn glass studio may have been dismantled, but his presence lives on as a visiting instructor while he leaps into a new endeavor at Anything in Stained Glass…

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Exhibits Showcase ‘Natural Wonders’ and ‘17 Summers’ Arts on the Green presented an artistic twin bill last Thursday evening with artists’ receptions at both the Arts Barn and Kentlands Mansion and Arts Barn—”17 Summers,” featuring works that evoke summers past…

Making Their Marks

Call them marks, impressions, symbols, signs, tokens, indications or streaks, mark making is the foundation of visual art. Four diverse artists are now showing their interpretations of mark making at the Arts Barn. Three of the artists were on hand…

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Fine Work by the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association Award-winners were celebrated May 10 at the Kentlands Mansion during a special reception for the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association (GFAA) 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition. Sandra Schraibman, GFAA show chairwoman, said that 90…

Tony Glander Talks About the Future of Contemporary Art

I recently chatted with Tony Glander, resident artist at the Arts Barn, about the future of contemporary art as a preview to his lecture, “Art Night Out: Out of the Box—Contemporary Art Lecture,” planned for May 18. Not surprisingly, technological…

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Textures and Textiles Dazzle at the Arts Barn Artists in the new “Textures and Textiles” exhibit at the Arts Barn spoke about their work and what inspires it at an opening reception on April 12. Curator Mary Weiss-Waldhorn brought Karen…