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January, 2014

  • 16 January

    Artist’s Colorful Sculptural Painting Layers Echo Earth’s Geologic Strata

    New York City – Thursday January 16, 2014 Artist Laura Moriarty exhibits her Sculptural Paintings in ‘Intimate Monuments’ at OK Harris Works of Art on January 25. If and when you see her freestanding, colorful sculptures, you will notice how similar they look to the Grand Canyon and other geologic formations. Image …

  • 13 January

    Allentown Local Artists Mix It Up

    Allentown, PA –  Thursday December 19, 2013 I found myself venturing over to The Cigar Factory, an old….cigar factory, converted into artist studio spaces. This was to be their fourth and final installment of  3rd Thursday, an art event where FUSE  joins up with the space to showcase their collective …

December, 2013

  • 26 December

    Haddon Sundblom, The Father of Modern Father Christmas

    New York City – Thursday, December 26, 2013 Have you ever heard of an artist named Haddon Sundblom? No? Well you’ve seen his work. You could say he’s one of the most famous character designers ever. He created the iconic Santa we know and love. He based him on Clement …

  • 25 December

    Fifteen Iconic Artworld Family Christmas Cards

    Each year at this time I make the trip to my childhood home and stare at a refrigerator full of holiday cards from distant relatives and old family friends. Many of these cards include an annual photo, each year the same people in the same configuration, in front of the …

  • 24 December

    Santa as Visual Art in 7 images

    New York City – Thursday, December 24, 2013 Santa Claus or “Saint Nick” has had many different representations as a visual image. The following list is a collection of 7 different depictions of Santa Claus at different times throughout the tradition of Christmas. 1. “Saint Nicholas” is depicted above; a …