Well-known for his art on maritime adventures, the realist painter John Stobart also had a knack for selling these watery works. As is typical with any other artist to sell his or her works, this new Principle Gallery artist was an especially savvy salesman. Realizing his potential and profitability in the arts after his time at…Read More
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…Read More
It’s an absolutely gorgeous Saturday here in Old Town Alexandria! And as it’s Saturday, it’s time for another Studio Selfie. Today’s #StudioSelfieSaturday post features Illinois artist Lisa Gloria. A self-taught painter as well as a writer, musician, gardener, and mother of four, Lisa aspires to bring modern drama and aesthetics to her paintings of figures…Read More
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!…Read More
Anne Callahan, 15-year-old artist and friend of the gallery, painted a new version of Rosie the Riveter as a modern update on the iconic image. Anne’s homage to Rosie, complete with Army fatigues and a green bandana, celebrates modern women fighting the war effort and acknowledges how far women have come since WWII. Callahan, a…Read More
This coming Friday, In addition to opening ’21 Nocturnes’ by Thomas Torak, we will also be introducing a great new artist to the gallery – Linda Lee Nelson. Linda is from St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She has worked in the creative market as an art director…Read More
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Jeremy Mann and Casey Baugh are listed as two of the “25 Artists of Tomorrow” to watch by American Artist in their 75 Greatest Artists of All Time single issue.
We are so proud and fortunate to represent these very talented artists at Principle Gallery. We remain some of these guys’ biggest fans.
We will be hosting a solo show for Jeremy Mann Friday November 9th, titled “The Realness”. Please come out to celebrate his wonderful work, and congratulate Jeremy on this prestigious role of “Artist of Tomorrow”.Read More
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…Read More
Friday nights Face Off was a smashing success! We are so thankful to our wonderful artists, Mia, Rachel, Cindy, & Terry, our beautiful model Jen, and all the wonderful people who came out to support them! The artists worked in 20-minute sessions of painting, followed by 5-minutes of questions. We realize trying to fit all…Read More
We are starting to get excited for tonight’s Women Painting Women: Face Off Demo featuring Mia Bergeron, Rachel Constantine, Cindy Procious, and Terry Strickland from 6:30-9pm! The ladies arrived yesterday and already had ideas running through their head about the set-up! Here’s a look at what we’ve been up to around the gallery since the ladies arrived! We started…Read More