Kim is a mixed media artist, sharing her passion for creativity as a Visual Art Instructor for Penn State through the School of Visual Art and Outreach Programs. Although her Master of Fine Art degree was earned at The Vermont College of Fine Arts, she is Penn State proud of her BFA and Equine Science degrees earned at University Park. Born in Bellefonte and raised in the foothills of the Bald Eagle Mountains, she is a native daughter of the Centre region and keeps it local
Pastel Society of America “Enduring Brilliance” - Entry due June 16. Contact: www.pastelsocietyofamerica.org UArt 2015 Online Pastel Competition - Competition closes at midnight June 30th
The Chicago Pastel Painters' Exhibition - Entry due July 1 Contact: www.ChicagoPastelPainters.org
Maryland Pastel Society "Shades of Pastel" - Entry due July 15. Contact: www.marylandpastelsociety.com
SW Art Magazine “Artistic Excellence” - Entry due July 15. Contact: www.southwestar
Jill Foster will loan DVDs by M. Katherine Hurley, Bob Rohm (water), Dick Ensing, Greg Biolchini, Ann Templeton, Liz Haywood-Sullivan (water and skies) and Deborah Secor (shadows). Contact Jill at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeanne McKinney is showing a painting in the Art Association of Harrisburg's 87th Annual International Juried Exhibition from May 15 through June 18, 2015.
She is also showing a painting in "Pastel Expressions" - Joint Exhibition of Central PA Pastel Society and the Pittsburgh Pastel Artist League at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Ligonier, PA. The show runs May 1 through August 23, 2015.
“The Boating Party” By CASSATT Looking directly into his eyes
she feels the pull, ache
of his hands on the oars,
the pressure of yellow wood
in his arch, the harsh tickle
of his old wool cap black with
chimney dust and sweat.
A feathering of spray
on her naked nape dries quickly
in a refreshening breeze,
she trembles slightly from the chill.
She wishes he would pull
the bunched jacket from his
thick sweatered middle.
His eyes reflect lapis from the lake.
I am treasurer for this great group. I guess it was sort of natural for me to become treasurer since I have a Business Degree from Bucknell. My business experience includes owning a needle point and knitting yarn shop; where I designed sweaters and needlepoint canvases. I have worked in the commercial real estate business and finally as County Commissioner in Mifflin County for eight years. I have two daughters also Bucknell grads and two grandsons. Porter will be starti
Susan Nicholas Gephart was juried into the 2015 Plein Air Camphill competition that took place at the end of May.
"Painting in Nature Art Camp" June 15-17 Susan Nicholas Gephart will be returning to Millbrook Marsh for her 6th year teaching pastel, plein air sketching, and watercolor to teens in grades 6 to 12. The national art companies that sponsor Susan Nicholas Gephart as a dedicated workshop instructor are Gamblin Artist Colors, Unison Pastels, and Jack Richeson.