Story by Tasha Biggers, Gainesville TimesThe vibrant colors of pastel paintings will cover the walls of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center today at the opening reception for the Southeastern Pastel Society 2011 Juried Members' Exhibition.Ronald Pircio of Lawrenceville, the SPS Exhibition Chairman, helped hang the works for the show, which will be on display through Oct.
Brandee A. Thomas - The TimesBarry Sons has something to say. He's seen the way the marshes from his native Louisiana have been treated and believes it's time for a change, especially in light of last summer's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico."We need the oil fields, but let's be responsible about it. Don't let that happen again," said Sons, an Atlanta-based
Story by Kristen Morales, Gainesville TimesGainesville artist Chad Shore says he never intended his graphic acrylic painting, "My Angel," to be seen outside of his private collection at home. But as it turns out, the painting of a red-lipped woman adorned with wings will appear on a limited edition series of 1800 Tequila bottles, since Shore is one of a dozen artists