Joseph McGurl’s Sight-size Method

Outdoor Painter wrote an article about McGurl’s use of the sight-size drawing method and we’ve put together a brief synopsis below accompanied by some available works by this masterful painter! You can click here to read the entire article! A little bit about Joseph McGurl Joseph grew up working with his father, James McGurl, who…

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Artist Feature: J Louis

American artist J Louis was born in 1992 and earned his BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia. He currently lives and works in New York City. Louis is best known for his oil paintings of female figures, focusing on the exquisite strength and alluring complexity of women throughout saturated color, flattened…

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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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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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Face Off: Q&A Session

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…

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Two Toraks

Elizabeth Torak’s ‘The Feast of Venus I’ was the featured piece in a exhibition at the Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum of the Southern Vermont Art Center. Elizabeth Torak – The Feast of Venus I: An Exploration of the Artist’s Process, was on display form July 23 – October 16, 2011. The exhibit was the…

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New Talent: Teresa Oaxaca

We’re proud to announce our newest talent, Teresa Oaxaca! Her resume is quite impressive, especially at 24 years of age. She was classically trained at the Florence Academy of Art & Angel Academy of Art, studied at the studio of Odd Nerdrum, and keeps her skills sharp by attending classes with Robert Liberace. This is…

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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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Columbia, America By Another Name

Before there was America, there was Columbia. For much of our nation’s history, America’s alternative name, Columbia, was a byword for the shared values that united a diverse and fractious American society. Photograph by Francis Smith Gallery friend and talented photographer & filmmaker Francis Smith will grace Principle Gallery with his presence on Thursday, April…

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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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