Congratulations!

It’s springtime! The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming…and the Portrait Society of America is announcing its yearly award winners! We are just weeks away from the PSOA annual conference, and thrilled to share that several Principle Gallery artists have been selected as finalists or received certificates of excellence their annual International Portrait Competition!…

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Perspective of a Model

Following Friday night’s demo with Teresa Oaxaca we asked our lovely intern Barbara to share her experience as a model for Teresa. Here is what she had to say. My favorite part about interning at Principle is the rare glance into an artist’s creative world. You can read up on their background or ask them…

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Happy National Ice Cream Day!

In 1984, President Reagan declared July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday in July as National Ice Cream Day. This year, we’re celebrating National Ice Cream Day by sharing some delicious works by Francis Livingston newly arrived at the gallery. Having worked frequently in illustration toward the beginning of his career, Francis Livingston…

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“Life” by Scott Christensen

Sometimes a painting will come to the gallery and will elicit the same response from nearly every visitor when they first view it. In the case of “Life,” by Scott Christensen, that reaction is, “WOW.” Below is the work, in all its beautiful framed glory, with Asher the gallery dog helping out as a reference…

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“Traveler” : GC Myers Exhibition Opens TONIGHT!

A talented painter (and a long-time cherished friend of Principle Gallery) with a unique style and a thoughtful and philosophical soul, GC Myers is back in Alexandria this weekend to join us for the opening of “Traveler,” his 15th solo exhibition at the gallery. “Traveler” is a gorgeous collection of works in a wide array…

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Congratulations, ARC Winners!

The Art Renewal Center recently released the official list of winners and finalists for the International 2013/14 ARC Salon, and we were thrilled to see the names of many artists that Principle Gallery represents among the honorees! We wanted to take a moment today to congratulate all of the artists we’ve worked with whose work…

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OPENING TONIGHT – Lynn Boggess

Lynn Boggess – Four Seasons Join us tonight 6:30-9 for Lynn’s solo exhibition featuring twenty-five brand new works. Stop by to meet the artist behind these spectacular oils. It’s promising to be a night full of great art and great people!    

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Casey Childs

We’re excited to announce the newest addition to the gallery, Casey Childs. Born 1974 in Powell, Wyoming, the award-winning artist uses oil to capture the beauty, variations, and complexity of the human form. Loose and tight brushwork harmonize in beautifully executed paintings. Come in to see four of his great pieces, we would love to…

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Welcome to the NEW Principle Gallery Blog!

Welcome! We’re excited to begin this new journey into the blogosphere to keep you updated on Principle Gallery’s happenings! We hope you’ll visit and join us in creating a dialogue among collectors, artists, art enthusiasts & educators.  We’d love for you to read, comment, and ask questions! Exciting blog entries to come: Gallery Staff Introductions…

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