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My Still Life Art in Ordinary Things Exhibit At Studio 659
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on 3rd July 2013
 
Ordinary Things Can Be Extraordinary In this exhibit, the art reminds us that what is ordinary in one life might not be ordinary in another.  Some artists have re-imagined “ordinary” in extraordinary ways.  The curator, Dawn Diamantopoulos, did an excellent job of selecting art for the exhibit.  It’s really...

Apples, Grapes and Vases on Blue Cloth
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on 3rd July 2013
 
My painting, Apples, Grapes and Vases on Blue Cloth is a contemporary still life painting, and is on display in  the “Ordinary Things” exhibit at Studio 659, Indiana until July 6.  (Oil on canvas, H 30 X W 36 inches, $260).

Morning, Evening
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on 26th March 2013
 
I wish I had this book.  It is really a Michelangelo book, big and black, weighing a lot--I use it to press stuff.  But I wish I had a Morning, Evening book that was this big.  It would contain gorgeous images of morning and evening light, those golden hours.  My favorites would be bookmarked with the post it notes sticking out...

Sometimes art can be fun too
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on 22nd March 2013
 
I guess it's okay to like your own paintings, sometimes I create art that just makes me smile. It's all in the title and my latest three abstract still life paintings have a real sense of fun to them. Cheese and wine... well to be honest mostly wine :0) A perfect addition to your art collection they will look fantastic in a kitchen or...

Barbara Rachko's Colored Dust
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on 6th January 2013
 
Please see www.barbararachkoscoloreddust.com, updated twice weekly.

Introducing My Art - A Love Affair With Colors
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on 1st January 2013
 
 Introducing my art - I recently had an exhibit, A Love Affair With Colors, and that best describes my art. I use color as a driving force to create art that is recognizable to the viewer, yet abstracted from a literal representation. For example in this painting, Still Life With Mannequin Hand, the objects and shapes are readily recognizable...

My painting in one of New York City's finest restaurants!
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on 17th September 2012
 
My painting, "Two Tomatoes' is now in its new home at Danny Meyer's wonderful and beautiful Roman style Trattoria, Maialino in the Gramercy Park Hotel. The restaurant is sublime and the hotel boasts having the artwork of artists like Damien Hirst and Basquiat.

Current and Upcoming Shows and Publications - May 2012
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on 26th May 2012
 
art.ic.u.late: Selden Arcade, Norfolk VA - through June 11, 2012 http://www.facebook.com/pages/Selden-Arcade-Gallery/126663077348060 Waking Up With Van Gogh: Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory NC - through July 29, 2012 http://www.hickorymuseumofart.org/exhibitions.php Group Show: Pump Gallery, Phil Mechanic Studios, Asheville NC - June 2012 http://...