July 2020
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ART TO HEART– BENEFIT FOR Stony Brook Children’s Hospital

Join us for a reception and networking event on June 8th at 5:30 – 7:30

There will be refreshments, art and other great prizes for the price of a raffle ticket. Proceeds to benefit the Stony Brook Children’s Hospital.

Easy to get to: take Nicolls road north to Rte 347 and take a right. […]

Ever try Portraiture?

I never thought I could do it! But I started going to South Bay’s Tuesday Morning sketch group on a regular basis, and, I have to say, while I’m no Kinstler, I can get a pretty close likeness- the folks there were friendly and supportive since the day I first walked in cold off the […]

Current Exhibits 2010


June: The Women Sharing Art Exhibit will include Watercolor, Oil & Acrylic Paintings, Photography, Fiber Art, Mosaics, Art Glass, Asian Brush Painting and more, at the Castello di Borghese Vineyards,www.castellodiborghese.com, 17150 County Road 48, Cutchogue, NY, June 5 thru June 13, 2010 with receptions on Sundays, June 6 and June 13 (1-5 pm) & […]

To Use This Site….

Make the window as wide as possible to see all the things I have on the sidebars.

There’s a lot to look at! 🙂

Quick Links to lots of websites of interest to artists… museums….even the weather!

click on any dick blick icon to go right to their page, also amazon……

be sure to also […]

Student Art Show

South Bay Art Association will host the Annual Nita Elder Scholarship Exhibit, November 22 and 23 at the Bellport Community Center on 4 Bell St in the Village of Bellport.

High School Seniors who are seriously pursuing a career in the visual arts present their work for review by qualified judges and the winners receive […]

NEW Arts Council Formed!

The Patchogue Arts Council has formed and has lots of events planned!

Check their website at www.patchoguearts.org

New Work

Its a great time to get to the beach to do some plein air painting! Wish #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ I had more time….

Painting with a Palette Knife

Fire Island

This is a great technique and I realize I don’t engage in it often enough. The colors remain fresh and vibrant, the textures are exciting, and its fun! The technique imparts a certain energy to the painting that you just cant get with any other method. Knives come in various shapes, sizes […]

One day, three friends took a walk on the beach….

work in progress

One Day, we decided to take a walk on the beach. It was a gorgeous day and just perfect for walking the beach- the beach was flat and wide, smooth and firm…. we walked and talked, talked and walked.. before we knew it we were at Old Inlet! (We had […]

Having a Baby?

Know someone who is?

Surprise the new Mom (or grandmom) with a stork lawn greeting!

Announce your happy event with one of our designs-

We serve all of Suffolk County, NY.

Click on the stork icon to the right to see what we offer.

at your fingertips

I’ve added a bunch of useful links over to the right— just click on them for info on Weather, News, Art, Artists Websites, Batik, Art Museums, and Libraries. (BUT NO SPORTS!) You can find anything you want- check out the artist bulletin board for art events and check out Art Calendar, Art Biz Coach and […]

Don’t you LOVE the Beach?

It’s summertime and I find an infinite source of Inspiration at the Beach, which is only about 3 miles away- the OCEAN! I can sit and watch or listen for hours! (but i don’t! Who has time?)

The dunes change daily and so does the ocean- its mood, its light- wow!

as an artist who […]

To Dye For!

Jacquard Products, manufacturers of the fiber reactive dyes used in batik, have added me to their website!

For 25 years Jacquard Products has been producing the finest colors for surface designers, textile artists, fine artists, hobbyists, and crafters. Jacquard Products is a leading innovator in the art world, and also provides a wide variety of […]

New Pastels

All Images © 2008 Chris Taylor



There are two resources I really like, and have come to depend on-

they are the twice weekly newlsetters by Robert Genn, and ArtCalendar Magazine which has an online version and a great site called art scuttlebutt which is chock full of all kinds of useful ( and sometimes fun!) information!

Check it out-

the […]