Summer Brings Many Art Events To Enjoy

This piece is by Dan . He has added glass metal and more. Notice the effect, just look at the waves froth.

In many communities, summer brings an exciting event, “Art In The Park”. You’ll notice it in a variety of cities, some small, others large.

In Las Vegas, my hometown, Art in the Park occupies several blocks. Art lovers pour in from everywhere.

They arrive by the bus load. It’s a “big event”.

 

Recently my husband, myself

and a friend attended Art In The Park in a city considerably smaller than Las Vegas. We strolled around under the shade of large old trees admiring the artwork.

I prefer a smaller venue, there’s time to leisurely explore. You can linger over any work that catches your attention. There’s time to meet some of the artists, who if asked, are often happy to discuss their work.

There was food, drinks and snacks available, but who could tear themselves away from the art?

Where to go next?
Work by Neil Russell, one of my favs, Any single piece might contain pigment, sand, glass, precious metals & both oil & acrylic paint.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Textured paintings are a fresh approach.

Published by Barbara Harms Fiber Art

About Myself & My Approach Art has always played a role in my life, in one form or another. My family is filled with many artist's, so my love of art came naturally. By my teens, I had narrowed my focus to painting. I decided I was going to become a serious painter. I joined the Las Vegas Artist's Guild at 15, the youngest member at that time. I've continued to paint throughout my life. On occasion I've sold my work, but I had more important priorities, I was raising my children, part of that time as a single parent. My circumstances have changed, the kids are grown and I have more time for Art. Art is a form of therapy for me. I was introduced to quilting & fell in love. In time I missed the creative freedom painting made possible. Then I discovered mixed media fiber art, I was home. MY APPROACH TO ART It's the creative process that holds the greatest attraction for me. Starting with a tiny seed of an idea; vague and blurred around the edges, I follow where that leads. My approach is an instinctual one. Generally, I do little pre-planning. I make creative decisions, choices, directions to take as they present themselves. This approach can lead to quite a few changes in the direction the quilt takes. The outcome can come as a surprise. I love that element of surprise! Sometimes everything just comes together & I think to myself, "this is one of my better ones". when that happens, I can’t wait to show someone. I feel like a six year old, running home from school, a drawing in hand, excited to show Mom. At those times. I'm smiling like the Cheshire cat. I’ve had work published in several magazines., which is gratifying. But the most gratifying thing is having clients be really happy with their purchased art quilt. Word press https://barbaraharmsfiberart.com Etsy shop-sales https://barbaraharms.com Https://barbaraharms.com Contact: inquiry barbaraharmsfiberart@outkook.com Personal Links

One thought on “Summer Brings Many Art Events To Enjoy

  1. I’d love to know more about that beautiful piece. It’s stunning.

    Smaller is always better; having the opportunity to take time to talk to the makers, admire the creations, and chat with other visitors is part of the experience.

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