Monday, October 20, 2014

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Red Fox with Pumpkins Oil painting by Charlotte Yealey

I love the rich and warm colors of fall so I try to paint them as much as I can. This oil painting was really a lot of fun to paint and it is now hanging in the Drawing Room Gallery available for sale.

Sue Marrazzo Visits Gallery At Second

Yesterday, I had an art-filled was GREAT! I was so inspired and filled with new ideas! I visited one of the galleries that represents my artwork here in PA! This gallery knows how to display, and hang the art to make it shine! I took in the current show, and visited the upstairs gallery. I currently have quite a few works upstairs! It's so interesting to see what my artist peers are doing and what artists are hanging with my work. Thanks to the owners for their continued support...It is invaluable, and truly appreciated! If you are in Harrisburg, PA...
Please check out Gallery At Second.

 Title: "Pause and Reflect"
Medium: Mixed Media on canvas
Size: 5" x 7"
Artsist: Sue Marrazzo, ISAP, NCS

Gallery At Second

Colorful Contemporary Wildlife Art, Buck, Stag Painting "Stag" by Contemporary Animal Artist Patricia A. Griffin

Wildlife Art, Stag

60"x48" Oil on Linen/Available

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014

Wildlife Art Painting “South Rim” by Contemporary Animal Artist Patricia A. Griffin

 72"x48" Oil on Linen

 This painting is SOLD, but prints are available HERE

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oil/stretched canvas

Thank you, Mary Beth for arranging the paintout at the lovely Walsh Farm in Mechanicsburg. All I could think of, as I looked around was, how lucky it would be to wake up every morning to this beautiful scenery. The farm and the surrounding landscape offered many subjects for painting. This old shed and the drying hydrangea caught my attention right away. 
Now I've known for decades that good composition is a necessity for a successful painting. I hesitated before I began, because I could see the problem with working out the composition. The shed and the hydrangea were too close in size and importance and split the canvas almost in half. However, I let my desire to paint both of them take over and proceeded. I spent the next few hours,  trying to connect both halves of canvas with overlapping branches. I added hydrangeas on both sides of the shed and another blossom reaching toward the shed. I probably should have moved the shrub over-but didn't think to do that: so engrossed I was, in painting the moss on the roof and the blossoms on the shrub. Not the first time I did not see the "forest through the trees". Will I ever learn?

Woodland study, pastel, Tatiana Myers.

Woodland Study, 10 x 8", Pastel.

Latest work in pastel. Stared during workshop
with Master-Teacher Albert Handell.
Just finished in my studio. Enjoy!
Currently available at DPW auction.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Sue Marrazzo Shares An Art Installation

Here is a look at a recent art installation in PA. This is a large abstract painting that I have shown 3 times in local shows. Now it is included in a room with a view. ART really adds so much to our living spaces. This painting faces a large bay window, so there is plenty of light to show all the textures in this painting. Thanks for viewing this post!

Installation of a mixed media painting, " Ombre Stripes" 
By PA Artist Sue Marrazzo, ISAP, NCS

 Colorful Western Landscape Oil Painting "Cunningham Clan" by Western Masters Artist Patricia A.Griffin

 Western Mountain , Animal Landscape

 60"x20" Oil on Canvas

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Colorful Landscape , Waterscape Sunset Oil Painting "Tangerine Sky" by Western Masters Artist Patricia A.Griffin

 Sunset Oil Landscape Painting

6"x6" Oil on Board

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Sticky Bear - 2nd verse

Sticky Bear put his paws in the honey,
Olive said, "Oh, that isn't very funny,
Sticky Bear, Oh Sticky Bear.

"Every night when Mom turns out the light....."

Monday, October 13, 2014

Summer Collective By Sue Marrazzo

This mixed media work was recently donated to a nonprofit group. I was asked to donate and this was the painting that was requested. I didn't hesitate, and I signed a certificate of authenticity and off it went. I know it will be used for good. I wish the group all the best in the future!

"Summer Collective"
A mixed media painting by 
Sue Marrazzo, ISAP, NCS

"Sequoia Borealis", Pastel, Tatiana Myers

"Sequoia Borealis", 14 x 11",
Pastel on Wallis Belgium Mist.
My latest pastel work on toned sanded paper.
Painted in remembrance of our trip to West Coast last summer.
I owe name of this painting to Irina.
Originally I was going to call it "Cathedral Light". But idea is the same.
Deep forest. Majestic trees. Light from above. Enjoy!

Colorful Landscape Marsh Oil Painting "Marsh" by Western Masters Artist Patricia A.Griffin

Oil Landscape Painting, Tree

6"x6" Oil on Linen

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Colorful Contemporary Dog Portrait,Animal Painting "Sylvia"by Contemporary Animal Artist Patricia A. Griffin

Dog Painting, Pet Portrait, Animal Art,

 6"x6" Oil on Linen/SOLD

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Hugo's Sound Poem. ATC. Shelby Pizzarro

Hugo's Sound Poem. ATC
A call for art from The Carlisle Arts Learning Center in Carlisle Pennsylvania intrigued me. "XYZ" was the unconventional theme for an Artist Trading Card exhibit sponsored by the Gallery.

XYZ..XYZ... The letters rolled around my mind...What do those final three letters of the alphabet mean to me?

I admit, I have been struggling lately. Feeling uninspired,  I know my Muse hasn't abandoned me, at least not completely, but we just don't seem to be connecting. Projects started are in my studio, half completed, if they had the good fortune to even get that far.  But how can I get on track and open the lines of communication fully with my Muse?

Waiting for an appointment I pulled a small book on Dada from my handbag. The book fell open to a page with a photo of Hugo Ball dressed in costume and ready to recite a poem. A Sound Poem. My Muse reaching out? Synchronicity? It was perfect. I could feel the spark of excitement starting again.

Dadaism as an art movement was founded in Z├╝rich Switzerland on February 5, 1916. Artists are poets rejected the conventional methods of Art and started something new. The Cabaret Voltaire hosted performance art and sound poetry. Hugo Ball wanted to return to "the most intimate alchemy of the word, and even to go beyond it in order to preserve for poetry its most sacred domain".

XYZ...over and over...with a rhythm going to the source not only of the poem I could hear, but the uninspired place in my soul.

The substrate for the ATC is illustration board. I photocopied the photo of Hugo in his shaman's hat and Cubist costume. Finding the letters X,Y, and Z seemed to just fall into place, gleaned from various magazines. I finished with metallic acrylic paint sponged on to the card. At the end of the exhibit the cards will be traded.

Although I'm still finding my way through, returning to Art History certainly has started opening up the lines of communication for me. How do you rekindle your relationship with your Muse?

Sue Marrazzo Exhibits At The Metropolis Collective

There is a new Art Show at The Metropolis Collective Art Gallery in Mechnicsburg, PA.  I have 2 paintings in this show. 
The show is called, "Scarecrow." 
It runs now through the rest of the month.
Here is one of my works that is for sale in this show...

 Title: Love Song
Medium: Mixed Media on Canvas
Size: 8" x 10"
Artist: Sue Marrazzo, ISAP, NCS

Metropolis Collective
17 W. Main St.
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055