Category Archives: Show

Photos from the Past Couple of Weeks

                        The first class with a new group of aspiring Expressive Water Media students. Instructor, Gerry Willging, is back by popular demand. I’ll post photos of their work as the weeks go by.        http://www.theartistsplayground.com/blog/2017/03/12/abstract-water-based-mixed-media-demo-was-a-big-hit/             Here  is a painting by … Continue reading

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Sharon Bignell showing at the Firehouse

Sharon Bignell, a former student of the Artists Playground, is showing her most recent work at The Firehouse Center for the Arts In Newburyport. January 4, 2017 –January 29, 2017 Some of you will remember Sharon from the Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Newburyport Wet Paint Auction Saturday night.

Hi everyone, just a quick note to let you all know some of my students, Sandy Turner and I will be painting outside tomorrow and our paintings will be up for sale at The Newburyport City Hall tomorrow night. The … Continue reading

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Art Show at Hall Haskell House

Sandy Galanis and Patti Kelley are presenting an art show in Ipswich this week at the Hall Haskell House. The invitation is hanging inside the studio and on the bulletin board outside the studio. The show goes on until Monday (time … Continue reading

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Exciting news ‘$$$’ for some of our students …

Mary Shapiro sold one of her bird paintings at the Newburyport Art Association this past week. Below is a photo of her painting, grouped among other  square paintings. It is the third painting from the left on the second row … Continue reading

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Incredible Show….. Sandy Turner’s Retrospective

                                                                                                                 Sandy’s whole family including her lovely daughter-in-law Mica contributed their time and energy to help her present the show. I hope you get to see the signs her boys created for over the tops of … Continue reading

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Sandy Turner…….Retrospective…… This weekend

This is the weekend many of you have been waiting for. Sandy Turner will be showing her work starting with when she first came to the studio 25 years ago when The Artists Playground was located upstairs in the Tannery. … Continue reading

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Getting ready to make Piñata’s …

Here are a few photos of Christina’s Thursday younger kid’s class. They all love her just as much as she loves them. Yesterday they created Piñata’s. I heard they all had a good time. They sure are adorable.              … Continue reading

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Colored pencil painting in stages on black paper

Check out the many stages of work Kathy Burke had to do to create the painting of me, below, done in colored pencils on black paper.  She did this of me for the Portraits of Newburyport Show at the Newburyport … Continue reading

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Portraits of Newburyport update

PORTRAITS OF NEWBURYPORT September 12-27, 2014  Reception, free and open to the public, Saturday, Sept 13, 7-9p.m.A very special book, Portraits of Newburyport, will be unveiled at the reception and will be available for purchase in both soft and hard … Continue reading

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