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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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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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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The Sailing, Selling Stobart

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…

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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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Studio Selfie Saturday: Lisa Gloria

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…

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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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