Saturday Q&A: Painter gets her due after Jacob's death
It's no secret that the great Northwest has a world renowned art scene and La Conner happens to be home to many of the artists and a thriving creative community. See amazing artwork from local and surrounding area artists during your stay at the Channel Lodge or Country Inn. inspiration awaits! Gwen Knight's retrospective exhibit is at La Conner's Museum of Northwest Art
✨ Sophie Anderson (1823-1903) - The flower girl, Capri, signed and inscribed 'S. Anderson/ Capri' (lower right), oil on canvas, 36 x 28 in. (91.4 x 71.2 cm.)
Profoundly brilliant works, created over more than three decades.
Illuminaries: Edgar Maxence
Frank Albert Jones spent the final five years of his life creating art in the Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville, a place he called "the devil house," after the "haints," or ghosts, he claimed to have witnessed roaming the cellblocks. Using red and blue pencil stubs stolen from the prison accounting office where he worked, Jones depicted these haints locked inside abstract, prisonlike structures, and sold these paranormal drawings in biannual art sales operated by the penitentiary.
Elizabeth Catlett (African American artist) whom moved to Mexico to escape Racism
Eugen von Blaas (Albano, 1843– Venice, 1931) - Venetian Woman by ARTECULTURA, via Flickr