The Trout Chigirie Collage Print
Buy “The Trout” and I’ll donate 10% of the proceeds to two well-known and deserving organizations. Friends and acquaintances who know me well understand why I love to fly-fish but they’re also aware I’m an advocate for responsible fishing, land and water preservation, and the healing effects nature provides. That’s why Trout Unlimited (TU) and Casting for Recovery (CfR) will each receive 5 percent of the proceeds from the sale of “The Trout” prints. TU
Kate Beckinsale hosts opening night gala
KATE BECKINSALE TO HOST 24th ANNUAL LA ART SHOW OPENING NIGHT GALA GAVIN ROSSDALE JOINS AS ART AMBASSADOR Join the fight to end childhood cancer. The Kick-Off Party For LA’s Longest-Running Art Fair Unites International Collectors, Artists, Celebrities and Art Patrons In the Fight to End Childhood Cancer OPENING NIGHT PREMIERE The LA Art Show is proud to announce that actress Kate Beckinsale will be the official host of the 2019 Opening Night, Premiere Gala,
Paper and Technique Chances are you’ve seen Japanese art somewhere – perhaps in a museum, advertisement, textbook or maybe you’ve visited Japan and had an opportunity to experience the country’s “ARTcentric” culture up close and personal. The woman is this Chigirie is learning Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging with Sensei Reiko Matsui. I captured this image during a trip to Japan. Art by Joan Mead-Matsui Classic Japanese art covers a wide variety of genres. One
The Barnes Foundation Philadelphia Art Museum
The Barnes Foundation Travel Tip: Begin your Philadelphia art and culture tour at Le Pain Quotidien, (translated from French to English, “the daily bread”), a Belgium bakery and restaurant, only a brief walk to The Barnes Foundation. Photos by Joan Mead-Matsui unless otherwise noted.  Why are we so fascinated with museums? If you can’t answer that question immediately, watch this video clip from my afternoon at The Barnes Foundation to jog your memory  Finding the inspiration that’ll fuel
artist-in-residence
ARTPIQ Hands-On Workshop Culminates with Vernissage Inspires Artists ARTPIQ SUMMERHOUSE project connects emerging artists with collectors and investors as a way to help the artists fund their projects. Six emerging, talented artists from around the world gathered at the vernissage (a private viewing of paintings before a public exhibition begins) on an idyllic rural farm near Dusseldorf following their three-week residency.  ARTPIQ’s Summerhouse Dusseldorf was an artist-in-residence camp for international up-and-coming artists that culminated in the