Friday, March 27, 2009

Exhibit features cover artists of Inside Northside Magazine

Inside Northside magazine is hosting an exhibit to honor the artists that have been featured on their covers. Come join me and the other cover artists at an opening reception on Saturday, April 4th from 6 – 9 pm at the St Tammany Art Association Gallery on Columbia Street during the annual Spring for Art celebration in downtown Covington. The exhibit will be up through the month of April.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Painting Seascapes Workshop in Mississippi

There are just a few openings left for artists who wish to register in my Painting Seascapes in Watercolor workshop in Pass Christian, Mississippi. This 3-day workshop will be held April 22 - 24, and will include several new techniques and tips for painting realistic seascapes. Participants will learn how to create washes and glazes, depict reflections and water movement, and much much more! Click on the Workshops link at the top of the page for the complete workshop description and the materials and supplies list. For more information or to register, click here to contact Marilyn, the coordinator for this workshop. Hurry -- space is limited!

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Friday, March 13, 2009

USCG Art now on Permanent Display in the Pentagon

A young Coast Guard lieutenant stops to look at the “Heritage of Service” display now on view at Coast Guard Headquarters. The display uses many works by Official Athorized Coast Guard artists to depict modern day missions.


Artworks by Annie Strack and 14 other Coast Guard artists are a significant component of a major new display on the service, now on permanent view at both Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington and at the Pentagon, near the Office of the Secretary of the Navy. The exhibit, entitled “U.S. Coast Guard: Heritage of Service,” recounts the Coast Guard’s history through art, photos and text. The many missions of the modern day service are depicted in paintings by the official authorized Coast Guard artists. The display at Headquarters is affectionately referred to as “Heritage Hall.” Installed on the ground floor, it is seen daily by Headquarters staff and visitors. The display at the Pentagon is in a corridor that is on the public tour route and will be seen annually by over 100,000 visitors. The exhibit marks several years’ effort to get a major installation on the Coast Guard at the Pentagon. The commandant is expected to inaugurate it in special ceremony.

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Monday, March 9, 2009

March Women’s History Month

Annie Strack and other Professional Women Artists of the Greater New Orleans Area will be exhibiting in Femme Fest 2009 March Women’s History Month, organized by the Women’s Caucus for the Arts of Louisiana, at the Jazz & Heritage Gallery.

Opening Night Reception, Saturday, March 14th from 5 to 7 p.m.

The exhibit will take place from Saturday, March 14th through Saturday, April 4th at the Jazz & Heritage Gallery located at 1205 N. Rampart Street (corner of N. Rampart and Gov. Nicholls).

Round Table Panel discussion: Women’s Vision Women’s Voices
Wednesday, March 18th from 7 to 9 p.m.
Panel includes past NOWCA Coordinator Georgia Ross, and Active Member Miriam Hirsch with current President Phyllis Parun and Vice President Cely Pedescleaux who will be reviewing the achievements of women in the arts since the 1970’s.

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Sunday, March 8, 2009

Interiors & Imports in Mandeville is now carrying original paintings by Annie Strack. You can purchase the newest artworks by Strack and other artists in this gallery located in Pelican Plaza, 813 Florida Street (Hwy 190).

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