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Current Events with Scratchbord Artists

Crocodile Scratchboards opened last fall on tour by notable animal artist, John Agnew and curated by David Wagner. It is currently at the Sternberg Museum in Hays, KS and will be on display through August 31, 2016. Thirty works created altogether, with 20 Scratchbord works, all on Ampersand Scratchbord panels, and ten preliminary sketches and paintings. Continue Reading >>

Current Events with Encaustics & Ampersand Artists

There is always a lot going on with exhibitions, workshops, book releases and awards with our followers and Ampersand artists.  This month, encaustic artists, Bonny Leibowitz and Elise Wagner both have great happenings in their regions. Continue Reading >>

Current Events with Ampersand Artists


Macon, GA artist Micah Goguen will be participating in the LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival in Tallahassee, FL on April 16-17. He’ll be demonstrating acrylic ink on Aquabord, using it as watercolor, as well as showing other work.  The event attracts over 150 artists from around the country to display and sell their works.  

Jivan Lee opened at the LewAllen Galleries in Santa Fe, NM last week.  The show has around 35 paintings, from as small as 9″ x 12″ to as large as 48″ x 120″.  Jivan works in oil on Gessobord with landscapes as his primary subject matter.  

 




And don’t forget the Sandra Duran Wilson workshop right here at Ampersand this weekend!

 
There is always a lot going on with Ampersand artists including exhibitions, workshops, festivals and new art techniques.  If you have a workshop coming up or an event you’d like us to share, please reach out to us at gallery@ampersandart.com.
All things Ampersand, 

Karyn Meyer-Berthel 
Artist & Social Media Specialist 
Ampersand Art Supply 
 
Click here to explore the full selection of Ampersand panels and tools.

Current Events: Diana Lee

One of our Scratchbord artist friends, Diana Lee, has a lot going on this year.  Having just closed an annual exhibition with the Silicon Valley Women’s Caucus for Art, Diana’s full year is just getting going.

Currently, Diana’s work is hanging in the O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, featuring the Bay Area Women Artists in a juried exhibition running through August 20th.  The opening reception is on August 4th along with a roundtable discussion of the participating artists on their creative process.

Diana Lee
Camellias Reflecting

Diana also had work in the annual International Society for Scratchbord Artists exhibition, where she was honored with the People’s Choice Award with her work Camellias Reflecting.

This coming October, Diana will open her home studio give viewers a chance to see her art in person. This year during the Art Trails weekends, October 10/11 and October 17/18, there will be a sale wall where some of her work will be more affordably priced.  To keep up with everything that Diana is working on, follow her Facebook page or tune in to her website.

All things Ampersand, 
Karyn Meyer-Berthel 
Artist & Social Media Specialist 
Ampersand Art Supply 

Click here to explore the full selection of Ampersand panels and tools.