John Brosio, Arcadia Contemporary

Artist Interview :: John Brosio

January 13, 2017 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 7 Comments

Starting the New Year off by interviewing one of my favorite artists, John Brosio was more than just a positive experience;…

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Mosaic Tile House Entry

Art Scene :: Mosaic Tile House

January 7, 2017 Art, Blog, Uncategorized 2 Comments

Towards the end of a delicious Christmas Day brunch with the family of one of my longtime art students, the hostess…

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Regina Lyubovnaya Oil Painting Still LIfe

Art Scene :: Regina Lyubovnaya Pop Up Show

December 28, 2016 Art, Blog, Featured 1 Comment

It was a treat to receive an invitation to attend a pop-up art show by one of my favorite oil painters…

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Arcadia 12x12in12 Exhibit

Art Scene :: Arcadia Contemporary 12 x 12 in 12

December 20, 2016 Art, Blog, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Exhibiting artists include: Nick Alm, Mary Jane Ansell, Daniel Bilmes, Jana Brike, John Brosio, Rob Browning, Michael Chapman, Alexander Chistov, Shaun…

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James Hollingsworth

Artist Interview :: Neil Hollingsworth

Thanks to a random Facebook post by a fellow artist, I had the pleasure of learning about artist Neil Hollingsworth and…

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Colors of Winter Reception

Music Scene :: SFV Arts & Cultural Center • The Colors of Winter Reception

December 12, 2016 Art, Blog, Piano 4 Comments

On Sunday, December 11, 2016 two of Pastimes for a Lifetime‘s advanced piano students had the privilege of performing at the…

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Vina Curtis: "A Parade of Lilies"

Art Scene :: Nevada Watercolor Society Exhibit

November 28, 2016 Art, Blog, Featured 4 Comments

Every year on Thanksgiving weekend, my husband and I make the long drive from Los Angeles to North Las Vegas to…

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Renée Howard, Mosaic Muralist

Interview with Mosaic Muralist :: Renée Howard

November 20, 2016 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 2 Comments

Back in November 2015, I had the pleasure of learning about mosaic muralist, Renée Howard. My Arts & Education Committee of…

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Brad Kunkle, Arcadia Contemporary, Pastimes, Jessica Lee Sanders, Linda Wehrli

Art Scene :: Brad Kunkle Exhibit at Arcadia Contemporary

November 17, 2016 Art, Blog, Uncategorized 1 Comment

After the success of Malcolm T. Liepke‘s exhibit at Arcadia Contemporary in October, we were ecstatic to discover another one of…

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Ignat Ignatov, Painting Workshop, Pastimes for a Lifetime

Guest Artist :: Ignat Ignatov • Palette Knife Workshop

October 28, 2016 Art, Blog, Guest Spot 6 Comments

Over the years, I have had the pleasure of observing palette knife painting demonstrations by local professionals at CAL (California Art…

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