Art Matters — Featured Artist

Artist Jasper Johns and his iconic encaustic flags

Barb Toland Featured Artist

Artist Jasper Johns and his iconic encaustic flags

Today I'm going to let you in on a crazy thing about me... I'm a middle child. <<insert scream or wry sense of knowing my pain here>> That's right — the one who was always in hot water for something, even if I didn't do it...

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Ansel Adams: photographer, artist & nature's advocate...

Barb Toland Featured Artist

Ansel Adams: photographer, artist & nature's advocate...

I am sooooo outside of my warm, fuzzy little comfort zone talking about photography, and about such an incredible photographer/artist — but here goes!

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Your time machine awaits! The Renaissance & Botticelli art

Barb Toland Featured Artist

Your time machine awaits! The Renaissance & Botticelli art

Today we're going to time travel into the past, to the early Italian Renaissance period of the 1400's. We'll explore 2 paintings that were created during this time that have always fascinated & delighted me...

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Art can be so beautifully scientific

Barb Toland Featured Artist

Art can be so beautifully scientific

This week we're going to dive a little deeper into the art of famous pointellist artist, George Seurat. He was a French painter living in Paris during the second half of the 19th century...

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Art can be music to your eyes

Barb Toland Featured Artist

Art can be music to your eyes

Today we're going to talk about a painting done by a Russian artist who most consider to be the father of abstract art...

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