Posted By Leslie Newell Peacock on Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 5:02 PM Patricia Sweetow Gallery in San Francisco is featuring pastel, charcoal and ink portraits by UA Little Rock and Henderson State University adjunct art professor Zina Al-Shukri starting Saturday, April 6. Al-Shukri is a native of Baghdad who moved to the United States as a child. She earned her bachelor of arts […]

O`LEARY ON TRACK WITH RIGOROUS NEW WORKS Alan G. Artner, Art critic CHICAGO TRIBUNE One of the keenest pleasures in contemporary art comes from watching young artists on the way toward fulfilling early promise. Helen O`Leary`s exhibition at the Zolla-Lieberman Gallery, 325 W. Huron St., gives precisely that pleasure, as her new abstract paintings show […]

  Modern Macramé Fiber Artist Feature Blog Post – Jacqueline Surdell Meet Jacqueline Surdell – JAX. She is an interdisciplinary artist working with the histories, materials, and processes of fiber and painting. The results are large-scale macrame-tapestry-paintings thinking through the influences of landscape paintings historically and within contemporary culture.   Read our Q&A with Jacqueline […]

Helen O’ Leary was born in County Wexford, Ireland received her BFA and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (B.F.A., 1987, M.F.A., 1989). She has been honored with a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, two Pollock-Krasner awards (1989, 1996) the Joan Mitchell Award for painting and sculpture ((2000); Skowhegan School of painting […]

Helen O’Leary in conversation with ArtFile Magazine’s Monique Atherton                       Helen O’Leary, Quarantine, 2014-2015 by Monique Atherton I COULD LISTEN TO HELEN O’LEARY TALK ALL DAY AND, MORE IMPORTANTLY, I COULD LOOK AT HER PAINTINGS ALL DAY. FROM CAPTIVATING STORIES OF LIFE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE OF […]

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has announced 16 finalists for its closely watched SECA Art Award for 2019. The awards are the region’s most prestigious recognition for emerging artists. The finalists, all of whom work and live in the Bay Area, are Sadie Barnette, Craig Calderwood, Sofia Cordova, Brett Goodroad, Nicki Green, Kunlin […]

Ceramicist 2018 This award was generously supported by an Anonymous donor. Tony Marsh is a ceramicist whose artistic pursuit has focused on the non-utilitarian ceramic vessel for the last 30 years. Marsh is equally devoted to being an artist as well as an educator. His work is in several private and permanent museum collections around […]

Please click here to read the article 1. ARTICLE BY DIANA SHERLOCK AS IF OVERFLOWING FROM THE TOWER OF BABEL ITSELF, Linda Sormin’s 2006 exhibition, Cheh-ae Siah, offered the language of ceramics to audiences at Stride Gallery in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Born in Bangkok to an Indonesian father and a Chinese mother who grew up […]

Assembled @ Patricia Sweetow Posted on 02 November 2018. by David M. Roth Julia Couzens, LSB 18-04, 2018, mixed materials, 7 x 10 x 4.25 inches Assembled may look like a group show, but it’s really three intertwined solo exhibitions. Displayed in close proximity, the works probe the ever-shifting boundaries between painting and sculpture. Never […]