Tag: Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism

Landscapes Panel Discussion on Feb 2

Three Northeast Ohio Artists Discuss Landscape Art Thursday, February 2 6:30 pm The Akron Art Museum will host a panel discussion featuring three local artists currently on view at the museum on February 2 at 6:30 pm. Bruce Checefsky, Michelle Droll and Barry Underwood will discuss how light, environmental issues and the tradition of landscape painting apply to their work in a panel discussion moderated by Interim Chief Curator Ellen Rudolph. Regional artist Michelle Droll, creator of Landslide: Between a Rock and a Place, builds

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Book Club: The Private Lives of the Impressionists

Thursday, January 26 6 pm The Private Lives of the Impressionists By Sue Roe From Art theft to the scandalous lives of artists, the museum’s book club is never boring. January’s book club selection will transport readers to the studios, salons and rowdy riverside bars of Paris as readers discuss The Private Lives of the Impressionists by Sue Roe. Filled with maps and illustrations, Roe’s book is a lively biographical take on the key artists of the impressionist movement. Book club will also include a

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Congrats to our Share Your Landscape Winner

Congratulations to Barbara Hacha, who’s photograph First Light won the Akron Art Museum’s Share Your Landscape contest. Thank you to all who submitted your favorite landscapes. Here’s what Barbara had to say about First Light, “…is a photograph I took at dawn from the basket of a hot air balloon as we were ascending near the Sangre Crista mountains near Albuquerque, NM.  It was absolutely quiet, except for the intermittent sound of the burner firing and the yips of coyotes below.”

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Share Your Landscape

THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED! ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MIDNIGHT ON DECEMBER 4, 2011! The impressionists took to the outdoors to show their favorite landscapes with the world. We would like to see your favorite landscapes in our contest open November 7 – 30, 2011. Just follow the guidelines below: Share with us your favorite landscape. The medium is up to you, but it must be your original work. Limit to two entries per person. Send your landscape, your name, artwork’s title, best

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