Technique Tuesdays: En Plein Air

What is it? Today’s Technique Tuesday topic takes us on a trip to the great outdoors as we explore the world of Plein Air painting. The term “en plein air” is a French expression that translates to “in the open air.” It is used to describe the technique of painting outdoors, with the subject in full…

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Time & a “Traveller”

GC Myers has a fantastic blog which is updated almost every day. His ability to come up with interesting content daily about (mostly) art and music is something most bloggers could only hope to achieve. Today’s post sharest his 15th annual solo exhibition that we will be holding this June. Click below to learn more!…

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G.C. Myers at Principle Gallery Tomorrow (9/8/12)

Excitement is in the air at Principle Gallery as we prepare for the G.C. Myers talk we are hosting tomorrow.  Our doors will be open during Old Town Alexandria’s Festival of the Arts Saturday September 8th through Sunday the 9th. At 1pm on Saturday, G.C. Myers will be here in person to discuss his artwork…

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Out and About: Fenimore Art Museum – G.C. Myers

G.C. Myers will be featured in a solo exhibition at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, NY from August 18 – December 31, 2012! We are so excited for Gary to have this opportunity and encourage everyone to visit the museum during the exhibition! The show will even feature a few pieces from Principle Gallery clients including…

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Congratulations International 2011-2012 ARC Salon Finalists!

Please join us in congratulating the following Principle Gallery artists that were selected as International 2011-2012 ARC Salon Finalists!!  So many talented individuals!  We are so very proud to represent them! They were chosen out of 2,100 entries from over 800 artists, which is a tremendous accomplishment! Here are some of the winning paintings:  …

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New Arrivals: Rett Ashby

Just last week, master frame maker and oil painter extraordinaire, Rett Ashby, sent us some beautiful examples of his work. Within a couple of days three of the pieces sold out of the window. They’re even better in person, if you are able to stop by, please do!

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Lynn Boggess: Braving the Snow

’14 February 2006′, 46 x 40, Oil on Canvas, 2006. For as long as I can remember, the Lynn Boggess piece above has been one of my personal favorites.  All the elements that often pull people to Lynn’s work are present — perspective, natural beauty, capturing reflection, movement, and a feeling of perfect calm.  He…

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