The following images were accepted for the juried online art exhibition, Light and Dark. This exhibition is one of the themes that will be reviewed again for a live exhibition in the upcoming months. For this exhibition, we looked for artwork that interprets these contrasting elements.  The use of light and shadow are what art really is. It’s also historically been a struggle between good and evil, between honesty and deception, between what seems apparent and what really is. To view the accepted artists list, please scroll down. Alon Hadar Solitude Chris Burks Mary Dan Pyle Leftovers, Skeleton Keys, The Game, Uneven Odds David PoindexterRead More →

The following images were judged again by Linus Art Galleries to create a visually diverse live art exhibition, called “Silent Communication.” Please view the list below for artists and number of artworks selcted. Short description: Silent Communication is a collective art exhibition that combines the seven art themes Gestures and Facial Expressions, Miniatures, Mood, Nature Speaks, Portraits 2013, Psyche and Strength.   First Name Last Name Artwork Selected Alejandro Cerutti 1 Anya Kavanaugh 2 Bill Hornaday 1 catherine stickles 1 Chris Burks 1 Christina Preiss 2 Christina Sammour 1 Claudia Bicen 3 David Hicks 1 Doreen Adams 1 Doug Lawler 3 Enzie Shahmiri 1 Francesco Palombi 3 Gabriella Sanchez 1 GhislaineRead More →

The following images were accepted for the juried online art exhibition, Psyche,  for art collectors by this Southern California gallery, Linus Art Galleries.   Short description: This exhibition is one of the themes for the live exhibition “Figments of The Imagination.” With this call for entry we looked for artwork that centers around the psyche, dealing with mental states from love, infatuation and happiness to mental disorders, fears and phobias. The human mind is a complicated beast and we invited artists to give us a glimpse of  thiers. [slideshow id=51]Read More →

The following images were accepted for the juried online art exhibition, Stories, Fables, Fact and Fiction, by this Southern California gallery, Linus Art Galleries.   Short description: This exhibition is one of the themes for the live exhibition “Figments of The Imagination”,   Paintings are much like literature: they are meant to captivate the imagination, delight the senses, and to transport to a far away place. For this call for entries, we looked for artwork that tells a story- as if it were a snippet of some larger narrative. This does not mean artwork derived from common fables or popular books, but rather the artists ownRead More →

The following images were accepted for the juried online art exhibition, Mood, by this Southern California gallery, Linus Art Galleries.   Short description: This exhibition is one of the themes for the live exhibition “Figments of The Imagination”, Mood can be interpreted and depicted in a vast amount of ways. For this art exhibition, we selected art that interprets an atmosphere. Mood can be depicted any way, from abstract to pictorial. [slideshow id=50]Read More →

The following images were accepted for the juried online art exhibition, Nature Speaks, by this Southern California gallery, Linus Art Galleries.   Short description: What can nature tell us? For centuries – if not millennia- Human Beings have found ways to relate to nature, to derive meaning from our interaction between the elements, flora, and fauna- be it simply capturing a beautiful scene with the local animals or creating a meaningful and fable-like composition.  For this exhibition, we asked artist to give us their unique take on the classic theme of nature. [slideshow id=49]  Read More →

The following images were accepted for the juried online art exhibition, Strength, by this Southern California gallery, Linus Art Galleries.   Short description: Strength of body and/or mind (which includes personality, will, character, etc.) has long been portrayed by past cultures according to their ideals. For this call for entries, we looked for both the metaphorical and literal interpretations of strength as it appeared to the artist or what present culture holds as the ideal. [slideshow id=47]Read More →

The following are the artworks that were accepted by Linus Art Galleries for the online art exhibition, Gestures & Facial Expressions.     People don’t always communicate with words. Sometimes our body language and facial expressions inform others of our internal dialogue or intentions.  Even what we once thought was a hidden feeling could be carefully and thoughtfully put into visual terms.  Have you ever noticed what longing looks like? How about mischievous intent? Can you tell when someone is listening to or telling a funny story? It can be as simple as how one uses his or her hands to speak or how expressiveRead More →

juried art exhibition, call for entries, nude but not rude

Nude But Not Rude Call for Entries Accepted Artists Artist Drew Hoffman Blacksburg, Virginia Pensive Figure Fine Art Photography Artist Statement In many of my works, like this one, I try to use abstraction and unusual lighting to create an interesting image. But if this current image is effective, it is because of its simplicity–the beautiful and iconic pose that could represent any woman of any age or background.Read More →

The following pieces were accepted to the Beauty Group Art Show. [slideshow id=26]   The Beauty Group Art Show presented in our Pasadena art gallery asks,  what is your idea of beauty? The result was a collection of artwork that presented classic and contemporary interpretations of the idea of beauty. Opening Artist’s Reception was Friday, February 17, 2012 in Pasadena   If you are an art collector interested contemporary art galleries or in purchasing this artwork, please contact the Los Angeles art galleries by calling us or emailing us.Read More →