“Floral Mandalas for Hope and Healing” Reston Community Center , Hunters Woods Gallery, Reston, Virginia, through December 5, 2017

November 27, 2017 § Leave a comment

Anne Smyers –  “From the Tulips to the Trees”

Floral Mandalas for Hope and Healing  

is at Reston Community Center in  Hunters Woods Gallery in Reston, Virginia, through December 5, 2017

Anne Smyers is a Reston, Virginia, artist who works in fabric and thread. Her recent work features the mandala format.  Mandala is a Sanskrit word that means “circle” or “discoid object.” Mandalas are also conceived as visual representations of the universe in Buddhist traditions, as well as being used as symbols for internal contemplative practice.

“The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta” Museum of Arts, Houston, Texas, through January 28, 2018

November 15, 2017 § Leave a comment

The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta is currently at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas, through January 28, 2018, celebrating the life and career of the fashion designer. The exhibition showcases nearly seventy ensembles sourced from de la Renta’s corporate and personal archives; the archives of French label Pierre Balmain; private lenders; and the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Enjoy some photos from the exhibit featuring the exquisite work of the designer including Amal Clooney’s wedding dress, gowns worn by Taylor Swift, and more.  Presented by TheQuitShow.

“Interpretations: Conversations” Visions Art Museum, San Diego, California, through January 7, 2018

November 9, 2017 § Leave a comment

Interpretations: Conversations is at Visions Art Museum in San Diego, California, through  January 7, 2018
Thirty-six  contemporary quilts were selected to represent eighteen states and two foreign countries.

Marianne Burr – At the Meeting

Interpretations: Conversations 

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