Dreaming up an art show

Imagine an interactive art show environment where meaningful connection happens with engaging questions. The visitors view containers, sand colors, mermaid figures, placement, and engage with their imagination, and with each other. This type of creative activity is a non verbal form of communication similar to creative active imagination therapy. While attending this art show can…

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Strength Solo, in Opposition, and Together

There are now 5 of us collaborating on group shows. In the photo from left, me, Cassey K., Zulema C., JoJo T., Eric H. We update the art periodically. I added new mixed media piece for the ongoing Aqua show at the Sandbox Coffeehouse in Ventura. It’s three 14×17” mixed media works on paper that…

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Aqua Art Show Public Reception at Sandbox Coffeehouse

Ventura, CA – Announcing Aqua, a group art show featuring local artists. The show is on display from November 17th, 2016 through January 5th, 2017 at the Sandbox Coffeehouse. The public reception is November 17th from 6:30–8:00 P.M. What does water mean to you? Explore artist’s interpretations of water in paintings and prints that reflect…

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Announcing Dreams at Underground

Dreams Reception at Underground June 20th FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Barbara, CA – Announcing Dreams, a group show of surreal portraits, by three female artists. The show, Dreams, is on display for the month of June with a reception on June 20th. WHAT:           Dreams Reception with Refreshments & Appetizers WHEN:           June 20th, 5-8:00…

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Secret Garden Digital Art Show

A secret garden is a place of interest for many reasons. Mythologically it connects to childhood stories. Spiritually it connects to the origin of all people in the Garden of Eden. The imagery of the garden is vast and for over a decade I have been investigating it through my own art from various angles.…

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Organizing an Art Auction in Ventura at WAV

On July 19th, 2014 an Art Auction was held for the WAV Artists in conjunction with the Ventura ArtWalk. It featured 20 artists from the community and 31 art works. There was a decent turn out, despite the rain, and half of the art found new homes. The auction facilitated artists selling new work, making new connections,…

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Mitra’s Paintings on Display at the Wine Rack

My art show “Animal spirits” is a collection of original paintings at the Wine Rack in Ventura, CA. Wine Rack Lounge, 14 S. California Street, Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 653-9463 These paintings explore the unconscious animal nature of our minds. The foundation of my art is the imagination – and my paintings are imbued with the qualities of introspection, spirit, and…

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Art show preparation checklist and shopping list

Getting ready for an art show it nice to I have a preparation checklist and a shopping list too. This to do include: Frame art for display (Click here for tutorial on frames) Curate / Place the art Label / Promote the art That seems easy enough. But if you have ever done it before,…

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