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African Festival at ASU West Campus

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October 20th, The Kawambe-Omowale African Drum & Dance Theatre, a Phoenix, Arizona-based performing arts company, celebrating more than 20 years in the Valley of the Sun!

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Written by Bob Martin

October 22, 2007 at 11:11 am

Posted in Art, Dance, Exhibits, Music

Best & Brightest Gallery — Scottsdale Artists’ School

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Scottsdale Artists’ School will showcase the very best art created by its students in its annual The Best and the Brightest Juried Fine Art Show and Sale. Featuring paintings, drawings and sculpture from professional as well as undiscovered artists, the annual juried show is considered a not-to-miss by collectors and enthusiasts. The show runs from October 17 through November 16, 2006 with an artists’ reception Thursday, October 25, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Written by Bob Martin

October 10, 2007 at 4:22 pm

New Art Publication

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American Art Collector is launching their new publication Western Art Collector with a party at Scottsdale Artists’ School, on Wednesday October 17, 2007, from 6-9 PM.

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This event is open to the public—and our Best & Brightest exhibit will be hanging and available for sale!

Come help celebrate the launch of their newest publication and celebrate the second Anniversary of American Art Collector Magazine.

Wednesday October 17, 2007
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Scottsdale Artist School
3720 N. Marshall Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Please RSVP by Friday October 12, 2007
rsvp@americanartcollector.com or call (480) 246-3787

Written by Bob Martin

October 9, 2007 at 11:14 am

Things Change

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I came across some photos of an exhibition of my work back in California and remembered how little space (it was a shared space) I had to Paint. sylvia.png Every closet I have where I live now is larger then the studio space I once had. I recall setting up a still life on the windowsill, I was one of the lucky ones, I had a window. I would look forward to going to my space at night, hoping to catch a little of the sun. Once the sun went down, I would turn on the fluorescents, play some music and be happy. A lot has changed since those days, I have my own studio, I paint almost everyday, listen to music and be happy.capanda.png

This is one of the old paintings. My daughter was off to college and I would raid her room and find toys that could fit on the windowsill or the small cabinet that was to the right my easel and paint them.

Written by Bob Martin

October 5, 2007 at 8:17 am

Posted in Art, Artist, Exhibits

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It was a Wonderful Event

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shemershow1 First thank to all of you who came to the opening that I didn’t get the opportunity to thank you personally.

There were lots of people, tons of handshakes, and paintings being sold. A Recipe for a great time. shemershow2

Written by Bob Martin

September 19, 2007 at 5:43 pm