Category: Artist to Artist
The Timeless Charm of Black and White Photography
Black and white photography has a timeless distinctive charm that captivates photographers and observers alike.
Grace Lila mirroring the complexity of her emotions
Since it’s Mental Health Awareness month, we asked Grace Lila a couple of questions pertaining to her creative and emotional expressive tendencies.
Socially Conscious Art: Making Statements about the Environment
Going green in the art world references a spate of socially conscious artists who are spreading awareness on climate change
Hit the Road, Millicent! Christiane Palpant’s Journey Across 50 States
Christiane Palpant will embark on a new journey: a yearlong drive across the United States in a Sprinter Van
The Best Art Podcasts to Listen To
Due to their conversational tone and casual structure, art podcasts are easy and fun to follow whether you’re on the go, doing chores, or working on your latest masterpiece.
Sabrina Gilbertson: “Working in a gallery has taught me that being an artist is not just talent, but dedication to the practice”
Sabrina Gilbertson has been working at Agora Gallery since 2008. She is an artist herself and has a BFA degree from Boston University.
Art As Healing
If you are an artist or an art lover, you will also agree that making and viewing art fosters well-being.
In Contemplation of Earth Day: Artist Materials
In celebration of Earth Day, Agora Gallery made a list of three art suppliers that consider things like non-toxic and locally sourced materials, carbon footprint, and recyclables.
Is Climate Change Changing Art(ists)?
Climate change is at the forefront of new and innovative work by artists around the globe.
Feminism in Art: How It Started vs How It’s Going
From those who paved the way for women in art, to today’s proudly representatives, here is a short history of feminism in art.
Online Art Classes: Art as an Educational Tool at Home
As in-person social engagement is significantly reduced, online art classes, are gaining popularity as one of the ways to learn something new, socialize with friends as well as meet new people from around the world!
Online Art Classes: 4 Key-Advantages
Online learning is often heralded for its convenience. Ranging from a one-off to a multi-part series, online classes are ubiquitous and accessible.
Tips for Artists in Quarantine: A Guide to Social Distancing
Getting through isolation is all about the diversion.
Going Green: Environmentally Friendly Practices for Artists
How to keep your artistic practices as environmentally friendly as possible.
Art, an Expression that Comes from the Soul – Fariba Baghi
As she paints, Fariba Baghi counts on the paint “growing” and “aging” to eventually reveal the deeper layers underneath.
Igniting the Passion for Feminine Liberation – Ignatius
The complex, three-dimensional collages of Ignatius search for authenticity in the portrayal of women through a two-step process: deconstruction and reconstruction.
The Importance of Gallery Internships
Agora Gallery’s stellar 2018 summer interns, Marisa Davila and Anna Merritt, reflect on and share their experiences working as part of the gallery staff.
Linda Rosen – The Art of Recovery
“The playful, spirited nature of my newer work allows me to create my own worlds. Painting enriches me to such an extent that, when I paint, I forget about the everyday’s problems.”
Artist Success Stories: Shifra Levyathan
“A turning point in my work came about in 2010 when I was unable to walk for some time. I was no longer able to go on long walks with my camera, snapping pictures as I went.”
Meet Pioneer Gallerist Miki Stiles
During Women’s History Month we celebrate the Founder of Agora Gallery, Ms. Miki Stiles.
Mao Lizi: Abstraction in Chinese Art
Mao Lizi’s style has changed dramatically over the years, and his career seems to have gone from one extreme to the other. However, one thing that remains constant is his urge to break his own boundaries, to abandon old paths in order to face new challenges.
The Challenging, Thought-Provoking, and Compelling Art of Yuriy Danich
“My work is always saying something. Whether it’s through a riddle, an enigma, or an encoded message, images which tell a story or carry some hidden meaning play an important role in my art.”
Formal Art Education vs. Self-Taught Practice
When it comes to art education, you may learn best in a traditional environment, or you may feel that it stifles original thought and creativity.
The Humanitarians – Building Connections Through Art
Australian artist Jessica Watson-Thorp spent a week in Moshi, Tanzania in a bid to experience the culture and give back to the community.
Artist Success Stories: VeroniKah
“I couldn’t imagine myself doing anything else now and I will create until I die, that’s for sure.” Quebec artist VeroniKah shares her story.
Self-Promotion Techniques – An Interview With Sherry Rinderer
“I feel that self-promotion is critical in today’s hyper-social, competitive world,” says the abstract painter.
Dealing With Artist’s Block
Don’t be discouraged and don’t give up – everything you try gives you more knowledge and takes you a step closer to where you’re headed.
Famous Art Collaborations
Art collaborations simply cannot be a bad idea!
Serie De Artistas Autodidactas – Viktoryia Vinnikava Y Su Arte De Lo Cotidiano
Esta fotógrafa autodidacta habla de sus dificultades y de cómo el entrenamiento profesional puede ayudar a un artista a avanzar en su carrera.
7 Masterpieces Rejected By Art Critics
Despite severe criticism, these famous artists continued to move forward and pursue their art with the same passion. Get inspired by their stories!
Carol Brooks Parker: Art Competitions And Opportunities
Keep an eye out for art competitions and other art opportunities. Read an interview with Carol Brooks Parker whose work was recently selected for a museum exhibit and learn how to really market your art!
Self-Taught Artist Series – Viktoryia Vinnikava
The self-taught photographer discusses her struggles and how professional training can help an artist advance further in their career.
Self-Taught Artist Series – Artist “By Accident” David J. Marchi
Self-taught artist David J. Marchi says that having had no professional art training gives him the encouragement and freedom to simply create from his heart.
Self-Taught Artist Series – Intuitive Art Of Robert Ellison
“I paint for the challenge and joy of being able to express myself,” says self-taught artist, Robert Ellison.
The Best Advice We’ve Heard About Donating Art to Charity
Donating art to charity is a subject particularly relevant over the holiday season. Two of our artists share their experience.
Conceptivism: Art That Goes Beyond
Sergey Kir explains Conceptivism and the process he uses to create his “absolute” works of art.
Determining The Size Of Your Limited Editions Run
Use these tips to decide on the right size for your limited edition run.
Cómo determinar el tamaño de serie de tus ediciones limitadas
Usa estos consejos para decidir el tamaño correcto de la serie de tu edición limitada.
Giclee Printing Process – What Artists Need to Know
The broad basics of this evolving medium.
Studio Spaces: Astrophotography
What is his studio for the painter, is his observatory for the astronomical photographer.
Cómo hacer que las críticas de arte funcionen a tu favor
Aprende de tu audiencia e interactúa con sus comentarios.
What to Consider When Making Limited Edition Prints
Increase the value of your photographs with informed choices around the printing process.
Cleaning and Protecting Paintings: What You Need to Know
Because the wrong method can permanently damage your work.
Los Niños Estan Bien: Cómo Trabajar Con Niños Puede Ayudar en tu Carrera como Artista
Involucrarse con niños en arte es una gran ventaja no solo para los niños, sino también para los artistas — ¡puede impulsar tu carrera y creatividad!
Presta Atención al Arte Público
Descubre dónde hay arte público en tu área. Existen beneficios que puedes obtener al prestar atención al arte público, así que no te limites a caminar junto a él.
Limpieza Primaveral para Artistas
Un estudio desordenado entorpece el proceso creativo, comienza la temporada eliminando el desorden. Sigue estos consejos de limpieza primaveral para artistas
10 Propósitos de Año Nuevo para Darle un Nuevo Comienzo a tu Arte
Puede resultar difícil volver a la rutina cotidiana luego de la temporada de festividades. Agora te ofrece 10 propósitos de año nuevo que pueden darle un nuevo comienzo a tu arte.
Volverse Verde: Practicas Ecológicas para Artistas
Puedes ayudar a reducir el impacto ambiental de tu trabajo en el estudio siguiendo estos consejos. Solo tenemos un planeta, y aunque tu arte ayuda a embellecerlo, todos podemos además ayudar a protegerlo.
Usar Marcos o Bastidores en Exhibiciones Profesionales
Decidir si quieres usar un marco o bastidores para tu obra es realmente una decisión que debes tomar desde antes de comenzar la pieza, pues esto puede afectar tu proceso creativo.
Brazen Images: Making Bronze Sculptures
If you are considering a future in bronze sculptures, or even if you’re just interested in learning more about Gíslason’s work, this is the place to start.
Framing and Gallery Wrapping for Professional Exhibitions
Deciding whether to gallery wrap or frame your work is really a decision you should make before you begin your piece, as it can affect your creative process.
First Artist in Residence at Lincoln Cathedral
Lucky Biddy has been provided with a beautiful studio high up in the east transept of a beautiful medieval cathedral. How did she get that? Find out!
10 New Year’s Resolutions To Give Your Art A Fresh Start
After the festive season, getting back into a daily routine can be difficult. Here are 10 New Year’s resolutions from our experts, to give your art a fresh start.
Pay Attention to Public Art
Find out where the public art is in your area, There are benefits you can gain from paying attention to public art; so don’t just walk on by.
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