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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 […]

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 […]

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Don’t forget over on the right. there’s a list of lots of handy sites you may be interested in-

museums, galleries, artists’ websites, art supplies, even news and weather!

Be sure to check out the Phoenix Website and Bellport.com for events […]

South Bay Art Association’s 51st Annual Member’s Exhibit

Come on down! Free and open to the Public-

over Memorial Day Weekend in Bellport at the Community Center-

We’ve got over 140 pieces of fine original art to show you!

Saturday and Sunday, May 24 & 25 from 12 – 6

Monday May 26 from 10 -5

Need Directions? Go to www.bellport.com/sbaa

you will […]

Batik is Fun!

Blue Trio (Batik)


Penguins on Parade (batik)

Just for fun!