Monday, November 19, 2012


I took a few hours this weekend to catch up on reading some local art blogs. As usual, I brought back some links to blog posts, articles, videos etc. It's kind of a mish-mash of random art-related things ... so here it is ... Mish-Mash Monday.

One of several pics posted recently on Amy Gross's blog, Amy Looks Closer.
Amy Gross shared some of her usual, incredibly gorgeous pics, these taken in Palm Beach County.

In a post titled Licking my wounds: The art of rejection, artist Nolan Haan discusses rejection and how to put that in perspective

In case you missed Art District Magazine's Q&A with Clandestine Culture.  ...

Art Is About posts the video of Antonia Wright and Ruben Millares's video, Love on an Escalator. It's about kissing public and how the public reacts.

"I Can Has Compliments?" by Barbara M. de Varona
Barbara M. de Varona writes about the importance of believing in yourself in her latest post on her blog, Egglosophies.

Also on Art is About ... check out Eddie Arroyo's post on Liz Ferrer's Can Project at Art Live Fair 2012. This takes me right back to the pre-Walkie Talkie days.

The Rickie Report posts that The National League of American Pen Women in having a Feb. 2 extravaganza ad looking for artists who would like to sell their art works or craft items. The cost for a table is $50 and details are posted at The Rickie Report.

Rosanna Pereyra has posted about one of the new one-of-a-kind monsters she's now selling on Etsy.  

Miami artist Rosie Brown encourages readers to shop small on Nov. 24 ... Check out what she's doing with palm fronds.

Jordan Melnick of Beached Miami does a five-question Q&A with Andrew Hevia, the filmmaker behind Rising Tide: A Story of Miami Artists.

Jennifer Love Gionda remembers her best friend on Nov. 15.
Artist Jennifer Love Gironda remembers a best friend and the importance of telling people you love how important they are to you. In a subsequent post, she includes a work she made as a tribute to her friend.

The Art Place in Wynwood has posted the winning works in its Tap Into Miniature show.

Check out Tina La Porta's Hand to Mouth series.

Knight Arts Blog has a post about the upcoming Borscht 8 Film Festival.

"Peace Pipe" is a 3'x4' mixed media on canvas from a commissioned series for Wynwood Boutique The Kult.
Kazilla writes about her commissioned series for Wynwood boutique The Kult.

Tropicult does a Q&A with artist Michelle Weinberg and a post about Miami artist Alexandria Valencia whose work is on exhibit through November at The Vagabond in Miami.

Above is a recently posted video about artist Rolando Ruocco.

See Ashley M. Sheppard bring a dog to life, while a black cat looks on. 

Greg Little posts a pastel still-life he did in his backyard. It's call "Mums."

Michelle Weinberg posts her Sweat Broadsheet collaboration with poet Denise Duhamel.

Jim Drain post some images from the making of Drain Expressions, which opened in Los Angeles this month.

Say what you will ... Swampstyle has a message, or six, for you.

"Purple & Gray"
Ross Ford has been experimenting with new markers.

Design Milk posts about Michelle Weinberg's rug designs.

Into the Woods Art Gallery & Body Art Studio has opened in Dania. Here's the info on upcoming exhibitions.

Above is a recently posted time-lapse video of Miami artist Charlie Hanavich demonstrating the style he used to create the Grid Series he will exhibit at ArtExpo in Miami.

 Betweeners is a regular feature that allows Arterpillar to justify her time spent reading other local art blogs and surfing for local art news ... and to talk about herself in third person in italics.

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