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On Artists Having a Style

Do you know artists who have a recognizable “style”? Many artists paint the same way, or in a similar way, using the same type of tools and materials, for most of their professional artistic life. They probably do this because they have been told that having a consistent look to all their art work will make them well known and appreciated. The well-known part is somewhat true, but the appreciated or successful part is not. Consider this statement about the late, great abstract artist, John Hoyland by Andrew Lambirth in 2009: “There are those artists who mine a single seam […]

September 23, 2020

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Sewell Mill Out and About Atlanta Art Show

“Out and About” at Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Arts Center is a new group art show running now through January 7, 2020. This is an exciting art display sponsored by the Atlanta Artists Center. Fine Art South’s artist Shelly Leitheiser has a painting in this show titled “Out There”. Here statement on this artwork is below: ‘Out There’ is an abstract astronomy scene, my interpretation of what might be “Out There”. It’s acrylic and Pebeo paint and some gold leaf on canvas. When I was a girl, starting at about 15 years old, I became very interested in the […]

December 17, 2019

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Reality or Abstraction Art Show

Reality or Abstraction is a new exciting art show currently showing at the Grandview Gallery in Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia. Fine Art South artist Shelly Leitheiser has 3 paintings in this juried art show, pictured below. The Grandview gallery is member-owned and operated by the Atlanta Artists Center. They do great work in Atlanta for the arts. Their location is 2979 Grandview Avenue, Atlanta, GA. The show runs through mid-January.  

December 4, 2019

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East Meets West Exhibit

The East Meets West Exhibit at the Grandview Gallery in Atlanta is on exhibit now, with the first round of floral arrangements by Ikebana International on display. My painting is pictured below with its corresponding floral interpretation. It was an honor for my painting to be chosen for this show. The Ikebana artist who did the arrangement inspired by my painting is Noriko Rajagopalan. Because the fresh floral elements in the Ikebana arrangements will not last for the entire time of the art exhibit, they are having two rounds of arrangements lasting 6 days each. So if you want to see […]

April 9, 2019

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Atlanta Juried Art Show “Renewal”

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January 24, 2019

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Atlanta Juried ‘Realism or Abstraction’ Art Show

Grandview Gallery in Atlanta is currently hosting the juried group show titled “Realism or Abstraction”. The show features art by members of the Atlanta Artists Center. I have two paintings in this exhibit. Exhibit Dates: Tue November 6, 2018 – Fri January 4, 2019 between hours of 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Closed on Mondays.   The Grandview Gallery is a well-established smaller gallery in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. Their address is: Atlanta Artists Center 2979 Grandview Avenue NE Atlanta, Georgia 30305 Che Chem Ha above, is one of the paintings in the exhibit. […]

November 27, 2018

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