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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The Ever Ascending Journey

Originally posted on Redtree Times:
“Climb Ever Higher”- Now at the Principle Gallery ********************* Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging,…

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September 20th: The Night of Artist Galore

14th Annual International Guild of Realism Exhibition 2019 American Art Collector Editor’s Choice 2019 Artist’s Choice Award 2019 Best Wildlife Award 2019 Best Figurative Award 2019 Director’s Choice Award 2019 Bill and Susan Rowett Editor’s Choice Award 2019 Pioneer in Realism Award 2019 Best Floral Award 2019 Best of Landscape

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Realism, Wine, and a Brushstrokes!

We are happy to announce that we will be holding the 14th Annual Juried Exhibition for the International Guild of Realism (IGOR) on September 20th 2019 from 6:30pm- 9:30pm! It is open to anyone who wishes to look at art! The International Guild of Realism is an international group of artists that took off in…

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