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Archive for July, 2010

An Artist’s World – by Robert Genn

An Artist’s World by Robert Genn On a boat there can be a cargo of wisdom. I’ve brought along some marvelous books. Samuel Adoquei’s “How Successful Artists Study” is an up-to-date, practical guide for the transition from art school to the professional world of art. In it he talks about the “Five worlds of artists”: [...]

Master-Apprentice Dynamics by Robert Genn

Master-Apprentice Dynamics by Robert Genn Back in the good old days, a select few youth were chosen to work in the studios of active and proven masters. After a few years of grinding pigments and other grunt work, they may or may not have had the opportunity to get their hands on a brush. In [...]

Art in the City Call to Artists (Redding, CA)

The City of Redding seeks artists to display their work in City Hall and the Redding Library during 2011.  Submissions will be accepted from August 1 through September 30, 2010. Submission details and entry form can be found by following this link http://ci.redding.ca.us/communityservices/Docs/art/2011CTA.pdf Mari Szynal Art in the City Facilitator City of Redding, Community Services [...]

Painting and Drawing class by Patricia Kimsey Bollinger starting August 2010

  Painting and Drawing Class Patricia Kimsey Bollinger Thursdays, 9:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M., Sept. 2 – Nov. 25, 2010 Location: Old City Hall Arts Center, Shasta County Arts Council  1313 Market Street, Redding, CA Registration will be in advance; monthly class fee: $100., Please email or call for art materials list; painting easles and some [...]

ECHO Chainsaw Carving Championship

Recently my family went to Glacier National Park in Montana.  Along the way we saw several tourist stops where they sold chainsaw-carved animals. I’ve seen hundreds of bears, tables, mountain sheep, mountain goats and Native American designs carved from large stumps of wood with chainsaws. A neighbor of mine actually has one of these art pieces [...]

Finding Your Voice – by Robert Genn

Finding Your Voice by Robert Genn Recently, Judith Meeks of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, wrote, “I’ll soon be chairing a panel discussion called ‘Finding Your Voice.’ In your understanding, how do we translate our life experiences into our paintings and express who we really are? We may have good work habits, but how do we become [...]

Writer’s Forum Press Release

Writers Forum Press Release Contact:          Sharon Owen                         547-5303                         sharonowen@citlink.net When:  Saturday, August 14, 2010, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  What:  Annual Potluck Where:    Writers Forum’s Annual Potluck will be held at the Anderson River Park Gazebo from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Gazebo is covered and there are plenty of large oak trees to [...]

Leaving Things Incomplete – by Robert Genn

Leaving Things Incomplete by Robert Genn These days I’ve been rededicating myself to less overworking and more understatement. In other words, trying to leave my work fresher, even at the expense of being incomplete. I believe it’s an idea that a lot of us could profit by. We all know the danger of keeping on [...]

Auditions: “Dracula, The Musical?”

  AUDITIONS FOR DRACULA, THE MUSICAL?    Auditions are Sunday, July 18 and Monday, July 19 6:00 pm at Riverfront Playhouse (530) 221-1028 1620 E Cypress Ave Redding, CA 96002   Play runs from Sept 18 thru Oct 16.   What could be more pleasant than a quiet evening at home…home being the family insane [...]