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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Jeremy Mann’s “Epiphany”

In April of 2020, amid the global pandemic shutdown, Jeremy Mann sent the following newsletter with an image of this new, now available, painting. Morning Shut-in buddies, Here’s hoping you’re finding the best way to handle your situation, because no matter who or what you are, we’re each and all affected by this. Even million…

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Introducing, Sterling Clinton Hundley!

Sterling Clinton Hundley, (b. 1976) is an American painter and draftsman based in Richmond, VA. He’s a professor in the School of Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Hundley’s work draws into light imperceptible phenomena through the excavation of compressed sequential imagery to reveal the influence of the unseen. From murals, exhibitions, installations, book covers…

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