Double Artist Feature: Steven Walker & Jennifer McChristian

Steven Walker Steven Walker was born in Myrtle Beach, SC and raised in Richmond, VA; where he later attended Virginia Commonwealth University and earned his BFA. Afterwards, he earned his MFA from Marywood University where he met his wife and fellow artist, Evelyn. “ I didn’t come from a family of artists, I wasn’t top…

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Small Works 2020

Our Annual Small Works Group Exhibition officially opened last Friday and features 140 works from over 30 different artists. The works range in size from 4 inches by 4 inches to 24 inches by 24 inches. They also range in subject matter; the exhibition features still life, figurative, landscape, and cityscape paintings. This variety makes…

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Introducing Carlos Morago

Carlos Morago was born in Madrid, Spain in 1954 and lives there today. He grew up visiting the Prado Museum, an institution filled with European masterworks from the 12th-21st centuries; amid those walls his art enthusiasm and knowledge flourished. “Beginning with the indisputable, unequalled Velázquez – who has been a reference point since childhood visits…

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The Memory of Trees

Gilbert Gorski’s Solo Exhibition: The Memory of Trees is still on display and it’s the last weekend to view the show in its entirety! We will begin de-installing the exhibition Wednesday, November 11th. However, the unsold pieces will remain at the gallery. If you’re unable to visit the gallery click here to view our digital…

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National Portrait Gallery: Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2022

The National Portrait Gallery is now accepting entries for the sixth triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. Artists are invited to submit portraits in any media for consideration in the competition. As with past editions, the competition seeks to broaden the definition of portraiture and highlight the genre’s relevance in society and contemporary art. Artworks may…

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Gilbert Gorski: Pixelation & Pointillism

Welcome back to Principle Art Talk! Today, we’re going to revisit a topic/technique that we’ve touched on before: Pointillism! We’ve written two previous blogs about the technique itself and how it appeared in art history; click here to view those two posts. Pointillism is a neo-impressionist painting technique. Each composition consists of tiny dots of…

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Final View: Jill Basham & Kim VanDerHoek

We are in the final week of From Above, Jill Basham & Kim VanDerHoek’s two-person exhibition! To close out this show, we’ve decided to share an interview with the artists. We provided Jill and Kim with a set of nine questions pertaining to their careers and creative processes. Please enjoy each interview below! Interview with…

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A Collaborative Painting

By Jill Basham & Kim VanDerHoek What happens when two artists realize that they have a similar interest and compatible styles of painting? Kim and Jill decided to see what would happen if they attempted to combine their two styles into one painting. Having met one another originally through Plein Air Easton years back, the…

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VanDerHoek and Basham

“From Above” Two-person exhibition opening Friday, September 18th | 6:30-9pm What happens when we look at the familiar from an unexpected point of view? This is the question posed by Principle Gallery’s upcoming two-person exhibition called From Above, and the answer comes to us in the form of 40 entirely new paintings by artists Jill…

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Technique Tuesday: Gilding

What is it? Gilding is known as the application of extremely thin sheets of gold in a layer on a surface of wood, metal, glass, or various other objects for decorative purposes. Artists have also been known to use silver, palladium, and other metals for gilding surfaces as well. This technique is achieved by first…

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