Favorite Things for Monday

The very best thing about working in the elementary school was working in the library.  Books and art are my passions, and children’s book illustrations are some of my very favorite art pieces. The Frick  Museum  is an art and historical center located in...

An Artist and a Farmer

Bill Yardley’s printmaking draws from the country life around him and translates it into simple, detailed beauty. Starry Night, Bill Yardley Yardley is an artist who also works as a farmer on his 200 acres of  Warwickshire land.  His farm and daily manner of...

Amazing Audubon

The work and reputation of John James Audubon is nothing new. What’s making news this week is that his four-volume set of enormous books, standing 3-1/2 feet high, is expected to sell this month at a Christie’s auction for $7 – $10 million. Birds of...

Merry Art Greetings

Andrew Bucci, a Mississippi-based artist, sent this colored pencil and watercolor holiday card to artist Prentiss Taylor. No date. George Zoretich, an artist and professor at Pennsylvania State, sent this watercolor to artist James Mullen in 1971. Julia Thecla, a...