Fall Arts Preview: Art Galleries, Museums and Fairs

September 2011 | BY | April 2009, Fall 2011, Issue 77 | NO COMMENTS

Here comes autumn, and with it a host of new art museums, revamped exhibition spaces and enough retail art fair and gallery exhibitions prospects to set any craft lover's heart racing.

Read More

Dan Cormier, Artist

February 2009 | BY | April 2009, Issue 66 | NO COMMENTS

From his boyhood days exploring the forest behind his babysitter’s house to time spent delving into the mysteries of the mountains of central Mexico, Dan Cormier has always thought of himself as an explorer. Trained in illustration and interior design, Cormier began working with polymer clay in the early 1990s.

Read More

Jana Roberts Benzon

February 2009 | BY | April 2009, Issue 66 | NO COMMENTS

Jana Roberts Benzon began her artistic career at a young age, sculpting soap, designing paper dolls and creating minute furniture from twigs and leaves. She was inspired by her mother, a portrait and textile artist who often worked with intricately patterned fabric with Arabic, Tibetan and East Indian motifs.

Read More

Jeffrey Lloyd Dever, Artist

February 2009 | BY | April 2009, Issue 66 | NO COMMENTS

Each of Jeffrey Lloyd Dever’s works begins with a series of sketches that allow him to conceptualize an idea or follow a train of thought to a natural end. As a practicing graphic designer, he taught illustration and design at the college level and has been receiving recognition for his polymer clay work for nearly a decade.

Read More

Kathleen Dustin, Artist

February 2009 | BY | April 2009, Issue 66 | NO COMMENTS

A professional artist for 30 years, Kathleen Dustin is a pioneer in the field of polymer clay, having worked with the medium for more than two decades. Through her years of creating art, she has kept a quiet watch on the lives of people around her, and tries to draw attention to the small beauties in everyday life.

Read More

Arts Focus: More Than Meets the Eye

February 2009 | BY | April 2009, Issue 66 | NO COMMENTS

Polymer clay didn’t hit the U.S. market until the early 1980s. There were no strong traditions; artists who took up this burgeoning medium carved their own way. That’s what makes it so exciting, for artists and for collectors.

Read More

Parting Shot: Spring Fever

February 2009 | BY | April 2009, Issue 66 | NO COMMENTS

It’s time to bag those sweaters, open the windows and breathe new life into your environment. For inspiration, check out this 5-foot high glass “Water Lily” by Pittsburgh, Pa., artist Gary Guydosh. Each petal on the botanical behemoth is individually hand-blown, then attached to a metal base.

Read More

Museums and Art Centers

January 2009 | BY | April 2009, Issue 66 | NO COMMENTS

Each of San Antonio’s neighborhoods has a distinct personality, and many offer dozens of galleries and artist studios all within walking distance. Here is an extended sampling of some of the museums, galleries and art institutions in the area.

Read More

Arts Tour: San Antonio

January 2009 | BY | April 2009, Issue 66 | NO COMMENTS

A river runs through San Antonio, linking the past with the future of this sprawling city of 1.3 million. Settlers from the Canary Islands first arrived in 1731 to claim the region for the Spanish crown. A string of five missions grew along the river— including one famous for the battle of the Alamo in 1836.

Read More

Style Spotlight: Celebrating Helen Drutt English

January 2009 | BY | April 2009, Issue 66 | NO COMMENTS

Gallery directors may well be the unsung heroes of the art world.

This spring, The Clay Studio in Philadelphia remedies that omission with a weekend-long celebration of Helen Drutt English, a renowned gallerist, educator, curator and author in the craft field.

Read More

Style Spotlight: Lino Takes Center Stage

January 2009 | BY | April 2009, Issue 66 | NO COMMENTS

If you’ve admired Italian glass master Lino Tagliapietra’s work but have yet to catch him in action, look for “Glass Masters at Work: Lino Tagliapietra,” a DVD of demonstrations aptly paired with classical music.

Read More

Page 1 of 3123

Our Affiliates

Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show

Troy Brook Visions

Designs for Tranquility

L'Attitude Art & Sculpture Gallery

Boca Raton Museum of Art

Pismo Fine Art Glass Pinnacle Gallery
The Art School at Old Church Sedona Arts Festival
Leaflines Lela Art Crystal

Free Newsletter

Sign Up Here!
Get news from AmericanStyle magazine delivered directly to your inbox. Be the first to know about web-exclusive content, giveaways, contests and more!