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Georgia Watercolor Society Show

The watercolor painting “Future’s So Bright” by Shelly Leitheiser is a part of the juried group show sponsored by the Georgia Watercolor Society. * Here are the details of the art show if you want to see it in person. The show can also be seen on their website. 2020 GWS Annual Members Exhibition Juror: Pat Dews Location: Sautee Nacoochee Center 283 Highway 255N Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia 30571 Dates: August 14 – September 25, 2020 * (The Georgia Watercolor Society is a very troubled organization with bad or non-existent leadership, and I would not recommend that anyone be a part of […]

August 23, 2020

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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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How to Commission Art

Commissioning art isn’t a scary process and it’s not complicated either. When commissioning art from a talented artist, you can ask just about anything of them that’s in their wheelhouse. Since you see landscapes, realism, impressionism, portraits, animal art, and abstract art here on Fine Art South, you can get any of those types of art done with a commission request. To commission art from Fine Art South, you can start the process by using the Contact form here. For more basic information on commissions and how to do it, see the article below reprinted in part from Artfinder Don’t […]

February 13, 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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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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Small Works Show

Bocawina Falls

You can find two of my paintings from Fine Art South at the Grandview Gallery in Atlanta in their current Small Works and 3D art show. The show runs through August 15, 2019. Both are acrylic paintings the same size, 12″ x 12″, framed in black floater frames. The first is Bocawina Falls, which is based on a scene at the bottom of a waterfall in Belize. The scene is based on my own photos. Belize is one of my favorite places to visit in Central America. The other painting is an abstract titled “Dark Matter” and it has a […]

July 31, 2019

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