animal art

Marietta Fence Gallery – M2R Trailfest

Shelly Leitheiser with Memories of Ice

The Marietta Fence Gallery is an outdoor gallery that was recently installed with a juried show of artwork done by Georgia artists. “The immersive arts festival that travels through downtown Marietta each year will still incorporate its visual arts displays and activites, just without performance art this year, in light of the coronairus outbreak. During TrailFest, public art is scattered throughout the city. Murals decorate the sides of many buildings, sculptures beautify the Mareitta Square and nearby parks and a fine art and photography installation lines the fence alongside the train tracks. This year, the latter of those art mediums, […]

May 11, 2020

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The Wild Side in Atlanta Art

Wolf Moon painting

A beautiful art show full of wild (and domesticated) animals is on display now at the Grandview Avenue Gallery in Atlanta. This gallery is in the Buckhead area of the city and is a beautiful place with rotating themed art shows featuring members of the Atlanta Artists Center and other artists. See the exhibits calendar here if you are interested in what’s coming up. The painting I have in the current art show, called Animal Instincts, is titled “Wolf Moon”. This is a small painting, 12″ x 12″ and done in acrylic and other media on artist panel. The site […]

September 6, 2019

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Importance of Animals in Art

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Like a lot of people, I love animals, and not just dogs and cats, but all animals. I think they are probably much more intelligent than we give them credit for, and probably much more able to feel things we could relate to. Animals are also increasingly endangered and at risk from loss of habitat, poaching, and other man-made threats. Depicting animals in art as a tribute to their companionship, as well as a way to admire them and highlight their endangered status, is an artistic tradition. Wildlife Art is a way to show reverence for nature […]

August 20, 2018

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