August & September Happenings

As the summer continues…

Main Street Market Gallery: Come to the Red Stick Farmers Market on Saturday, August 31, 2019. I will be at the Gallery inside where it is cool with original paintings, prints, and giclees.   The Gallery, with  a variety of work by five local artists, is open each Saturday 8-12. Fifth and Main Street, Baton Rouge, LA. 

First Tuesday at Studio 9170: Have you wondered what goes on in a studio with over a dozen artists? Stop by and check it out on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 between 10 and 4. We are located at 9170 South Choctaw, Baton Rouge, LA.

Windrush Gardens at the Burden Center in Baton Rouge is filled with azaleas in early March. 

Art at the Firehouse:  Members of Studio 9170 will show selected work at the Arts Council of Baton Rouge Gallery at 427 Laurel Street, Baton Rouge. A reception is planned for Thursday, September 5, 5-8.

Acadian Frame and Art:  I am showing plein air paintings in the gallery. 3550 Drusilla Lane, Drusilla Shopping Center, Baton Rouge, LA

The Foyer:  Baton Rouge Plein Air, a group of local artists who meet to paint outdoors,  is showing work at the Foyer,  3655 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA.

 

 

 

 

February/March Calendar

Baton Rouge General Arts in Medicine

I will have work displayed in the Cafe Gallery at the Baton Rouge General Hospital, 8585 Picardy Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA. There will be a reception on Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:00-7:00. The work will be on display through June 27, 2019.

I found this unique pitcher in a resale shop.

Associated Women in the Arts at Louisiana’s Old State Capitol

Louisiana…You Inspire Me is the theme of this year’s exhibition in the historic Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge, LA. The show dates are March 12-April 27, 2019, with a reception on March 14, 5:30-7:30.

Baton Rouge Plein Air is at The Foyer, 3655 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA. View work by members of this local group of painters.

Cinclare Plantation

A road at Cinclair Sugar Plantation in Port Allen, Louisiana. 12″ x 9″ oil on panel, $300 + shipping.

 

The Baton Rouge Plein Air group painted at Cinclare Plantation in Port Allen, Louisiana at the tail end of the sugar cane harvest. It was a cloudy, humid morning, and we spent quite a bit of time looking for a paintable scene. There were several white houses along a gravel road that led to another cane field. The structures appealed to me, but it was the color of the leaves and the road leading to a neutral colored field that made an impression on me. Fall color appears late in the season in SoLA, and as long as there is not a lot of wind, it hangs around for a few weeks. Knowing the trees would be stunning just as soon as the sun broke through the clouds, I blocked in the shapes, pushing the color where I believed it should be (and because it’s what I do) and waited.

A grey day will not keep me from jazzing up the color of the foliage. This is the initial block in.

Finally, the sun appeared, throwing light on the yellow, orange and red foliage. The clouds disappeared, and I was able to put some blue in the sky. Happy Day!

 

 

 

 

What’s New

Dana Mosby is showing work for sale at the Main Street Market Gallery, 501 Main St. Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Main Street Market Gallery

I am back at the Main Street Market Gallery in Baton Rouge, LA. We are open on Saturdays, so stop inside when you come to the Farmer’s Market and see what local artists are showing. https://www.facebook.com/MainStreetMarketGallery 

 

 

Baton Rouge Plein Air

Members of BRPA after a morning of painting at Cohn Arboretum.

Baton Rouge Plein Air is currently showing paintings at The Foyer, 3655 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA, in the Acadian Perkins Plaza Shopping Center. This group, which meets weekly to paint different locations in the area, recently celebrated its first year.  The group is open to artists of all skill levels in different media.

 https://www.facebook.com/batonrougepleinair/