Friday, December 10, 2010

The Man Behind the Wheel

Billy Lee, a Folk Potter in the truest sense, is self taught. He is a Naturalist taking his ideas from the world around him. Billy creates original works that have a spiritual feel. He primarily uses Georgia clay and a little Tennessee ball clay. Most of the glazes used are made from wood ash and local clays.

Come by Dogwood Gallery for a FREE piece from Billy Lee

Saturday, November 13, 2010

2 watercolors by Andrew King

" Carl's Mandolin " & " Morning River " are new watercolors by Atlanta artist, Andrew King. each painting is unframed & measures 20" x 16". click the images for a closer look.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Gertrude Smart

Emma, Girl In the Doorway
by: Gertrude Smart

This is my favorite piece by Mrs. Smart. It is extremely captivating and holds the viewers attention and makes one stop and truly observe the piece, soaking every emotion the art evokes. It makes me nostalgic, for a time before I was born, or even my parents were born, or even their parents.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Friday, October 15, 2010

"3" October 23rd, 6:30 p.m.

It's time to roll out the red carpet and celebrate our 3rd year in operation.
Join us for drinks, food, and amazing art by represented artists.

Artists Include:
David Boyd, Jr.
Martin Pate
Jane Whithurst
Donna Rosser
Wynne Ragland
Bob Francisco

Friday, October 8, 2010

Frost Bitten

Frost Bitten
Bob Francisco

I feel it is only right to blog about Bob Francisco's Frost Bitten. Fall is definitely in the air. Leaves are falling. Scents of fresh fire is around. But most importantly is the weather, here in Georgia we have a one-two month grace period of absolutely beautiful weather, which I love. These elements all come to mind when I reflect on Francisco's piece.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Photography by Kathryn Kolb

Red Leaves
Kathryn Kolb
20'x20', Traditional Photographic Print

Red Leaves 2
Kathryn Kolb
20'x20', Traditional Photographic Print

Red Leaves 3
Kathryn Kolb
20'x20', Traditional Photographic Print

Kathryn Kolb, Atlanta based photographer as well as exhibitor at Dogwood Gallery never fails to create imagery that is not only visually interesting but truly a work of art. Her amazing talent stops viewers in their tracks and makes them discover nature in a new perspective.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Georgette Liberatore

Hello Fellow Art Enthusiasts!

My name is Colby and I am taking over Katie's (the former art loving Dogwood summer intern) position here at Dogwood Gallery. My first day was pretty exciting and I have learned a lot already about different art mediums. The highlight of my was meeting the very talented Georgette Liberatore, a local painter/exhibitor at Dogwood. She even let Greg and I roam around her workspace and get a feel for her creative environment. It was interesting listening to her talk and see how genuinely happy she is as an artist, simply creating amazing pieces of art and is just as passionate about art as she was when she started. I look forward to seeing much of her work.

Georgette Liberatore, Coming Home, Oil on Canvas, 36" x 28"

Georgette Liberatore, Going Home, Oil on Canvas, 22" x 28"

Georgette Liberatore, Smokey Mountain, Oil on Canvas 24" x 18"

Thursday, August 19, 2010

out with the old, in with the new

black rain by jane whitehurst, oil on canvas

theme of destruction & renewal by scott silcox, oil on canvas

deception by allison j. smith, oil on canvas

as it is my last day as dogwood gallery's summer intern i thought i would show some of my personal favorites from the gallery. I'm intrigued by the mysterious and abstract compositions of jane whitehurst, scott silcox, and allison j. smith, and admire their ability to be so loose with their application of paint.

alas, i digress, and pass the torch on to the new intern who will be filling my postion as i return for one more year of college.


Wednesday, August 18, 2010

works by billy lee

satan's crown, clay sculpture

raku jug, clay

artist and friend billy lee is quite the character, and it's clear that his jovial energy radiates through his finger tips and into his hand built ceramic works of art. several of billy's pieces of sculpture and pottery can be found on display in the gallery.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

watercolor workshop w/ troy crisswell

i am pleased to announce that our watercolor workshop led by artist troy crisswell was a great success. everyone involved had a lot of fun and beautiful art was made. thanks again to all who participated.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

this friday...

three heads, watercolor

horse & clock, oil on canvas

it's almost here! please join us at dogwood gallery this friday, july 30th, from 6:30 t0 9:30pm for the opening reception of "cause for wonder: paintings by troy crisswell". the gallery is full of beautiful watercolors and oils on canvas and panel by the artist and is sure to be a great show. we hope to see you there!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

photography by gary gruby

photographer gary gruby has an amazing ability to capture the most intriguing portraits, seemingly telling his subject's entire life story in one moment. the above photographs can be seen on display in the gallery.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

in remembrance

remembrance, mixed media

enigma, oil on canvas

all of us here at dogwood gallery were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a dear friend and talented artist, Scott Silcox. His legacy will live on not only in his paintings but also in our hearts.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

photography by stephen brownlee

prodigal son 24"x40"

stephen brownlee knows how to capture the attention of the viewer with his interesting subject matter. here he allows us to discover the mesmerizing craftsmanship and colors of a beautiful stained glass window.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

hooked wool by jan fruit


Blue Hat

Mabel #2

here are three new additions to the gallery by jan fruit. rug hooking is an age-old technique distinct to the eastern united states during the eighteenth century, and later reaching the rest of the country during the victorian era. jan fruit carries on this rug hooking tradition with her unique and colorful portraits.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

photographs by paul conlan

above are 3 of my favorite images by paul conlan. these photographs showcase paul's incredible vision & meticulous execution. the result is " street photography ". from top to bottom, the titles are " red walker ", " mary " & " mourning the slain ". enjoy & please click the images for a closer look.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

" cause for wonder " : paintings by troy crisswell

" chair and hat " & " falling " both painted w/ oil. join us @ dogwood gallery friday, july 30th for the opening reception. " cause for wonder " is a solo exhibit for, alabama artist, troy crisswell. ( featuring 30 master paintings ) also, a watercolor workshop will be led by mr. crisswell on saturday, july 31st. ( limited class size ) please call greg for details. 770 774 3524

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

fresh oils on canvas by david boyd, jr.

rc cola, oil on canvas

dew it to it, oil on museum wrapped canvas, 24"x30"

a little pop art that inspires reminiscing on summers past is always a good thing.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

tuscan landscape by olga mosina

oil on canvas, 26" x 34"

click for a closer look at this beautiful painting by olga mosina.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

ghost of a memory by tiffany thomas

oil on canvas, 6' x 4'.

Ghost of a Memory by Tiffany Thomas

My grandfather's old 1956 Ford Pickup truck
sits in a yard under a small maple tree in Milner, Georgia.
The bottom is rusted out, and it is far from its original condition.
In this painting, the truck is somewhat ghosted onto the canvas.
The reds and rust oranges repersent the current condition of the
truck, and the blue-greens and lavender shades can be interpreted
as a memory (my memory as a child) of what the truck once was,
and the futile hope that it might one day be restored to its previous glory.

Friday, May 21, 2010

steven stinchcomb @ dogwood gallery

i picked up several paintings from turnipseed farm earlier this week. above is " zinnias, sunflowers & jack " by steven stinchcomb. oil on canvas ( 50" x 36" )

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

gallery works by martin pate

3 paintings by newnan artist, martin pate. all are oil on canvas. from top to bottom : " empty box " ( avery, 24" x 30" ), " the visitor " ( rachel, 22" x 28" ) & " journey to somewhere " ( erin, 24" x 30" )