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My art work "Nomadic Finis"

My art work "Nomadic Finis".  oil on canvas…


Added by Jiqun Chen on February 23, 2013 at 6:27pm — No Comments

My new work "WHITE HORSE No.5"


Added by Jiqun Chen on February 21, 2013 at 11:19am — 2 Comments

I love Smooth Jazz


Added by Jackie Ohlsen on August 14, 2012 at 8:33pm — 1 Comment

Happy Easter

Happy Easter
Here is a little friend I painted, thought it would be nice to share for Easter.

Added by RB Anderson on April 8, 2012 at 11:35am — 3 Comments

Angry Art?

Added by Ezshwan Winding on September 26, 2011 at 8:17am — No Comments

Impressionism: A French Art Movement

Impressionism was a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based artists whose independent exhibitions brought them to prominence during the 1870s and 1880s.


Impressionist Art originated from the idea that painter's job is to produce a convincing image of reality and that the true sensation of experiencing the effects of light, colour and realism could only be captured in the open air(En plein air) rather than from the dull surroundings…


Added by Rodolfo Morais on August 16, 2011 at 1:02am — No Comments

"Artes Por Todos!" An International Arts Event to Benefit Partners of the Americas

The Arts really are for everyone! That is why I am organizing this special arts event featuring the work of international artists from across the Americas. Something for every taste and style. And, somethiing for every budget!

This event aims to bring imagination and creativity into peoples' lives while at the same time supporting local and international artists, as well as supporting an organization I have been committeed to for many years. All…


Added by Lisa Martin on August 13, 2011 at 2:04am — No Comments



 Born in London, Ontario, Canada. Jackie Ohlsen grew up in rural Ontario.Later she moved to London and attended the 3 Year Fine Arts Program at Fanshawe College. She studied regular academic artistic courses, such as History, Painting and Design Theory,Photography, Woodworking Glass Blowing, and Artistic Metal Work. Jackie also had intensive practical hands on classes.…


Added by Jackie Ohlsen on July 18, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

A brief history of Mural Painting

The word mural originates from the Latin word murus or "wall." Thus, mural art refers to any form of visual expression created on a wall. Mural art is a longstanding public art form that has expressed religious and political beliefs within societies.


A lot of what we learn about ancient civilizations in archaeology has to do with the murals of that culture.…


Added by Rodolfo Morais on July 16, 2011 at 9:05pm — 3 Comments

Beware Scam Art Buyer - David Osborne

Please beware of a scam going around the internet. A person is representing them self as David Osborne asking to buy art.

The email I received follows along with a link to show it is a scam.


"Good day,

My name is David Osborne I'm from California and i hope this message finds you well.I was going through your works and my eyes caught this particular work, i will like to have it for my new apartment this month.please let me know if the piece is available, if…


Added by RB Anderson on June 27, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

You can tell a person by their eyes.

You can always tell a person by their eyes.

Through the eyes a persons true spirit – their soul is reflected. I strive through my current artwork portraits to reveal glimpses of that persons spirit brought to life in paint.

When you see the luster of the pure colors returning the light from the surface of the once white canvas, my desire is that the viewer will feel something. Will be moved, and see the spirit told by that individual. My ambition is that each painting, as…


Added by RB Anderson on June 16, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

EXHIBITION One wall,recent exhibition -

Kristineberg Bibliotek Gallery in Borås Sweden

Added by Jackie Ohlsen on June 13, 2011 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Celebrate, Beautify and Unify Tucson! Barrio Centro Community Mural Unveiling

Celebrate, Beautify and Unify Tucson!

Barrio Centro Community Mural Unveiling


The Barrio Centro Association and Tucson Arts Brigade invite the entire community to celebrate the unveiling of the Barrio Centro Community Mural on Saturday, June 18th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at Lucky Wishbone, 2712 E. 22nd Street.  Join us for this free, fun-filled family event with food, music, speakers and performances. …


Added by Michael B Schwartz on June 4, 2011 at 6:10pm — 2 Comments

Jazz - The American life and story


Born in the black community of turn-of-the-century New Orleans,

but played from the beginning by musicians of every color, Jazz celebrates all Americans at their best.

  • It rewards individual expression but demands…

Added by Rodolfo Morais on May 21, 2011 at 9:07pm — No Comments

"Mas que nada", tracing the origins of Maracatu

Have you ever listened to this beautiful Brazilian song "Mas que nada" and wondered what Maracutu means and its relation to the Samba ?

Mas que nada

Sai da…


Added by Rodolfo Morais on May 16, 2011 at 9:37pm — No Comments


O site do DC Brasília Creative Community ficou ótimo.

Gostaria de parabenizar a equipe de desenvolvimento!


Added by Hosana Bezerra on May 11, 2011 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Baião rhythm influence on American Popular music

Baião, oftentimes referred to as "baion", is a rhythm from the state of Bahia in Northeastern Brazil. Most people credit Luis Gonzaga with popularizing this rhythm.


Luis Gonzaga is often called Rei de Baião


The rhythm is kind of a slow samba rhythm. Its distinctive pattern consists of two long notes separated by one of short duration (i.e. long-short-long).…


Added by Rodolfo Morais on May 8, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

"The Kayapo and the Future of Amazonia" with Anthropologist Janet Chernela

Anthropologist Janet Chernela has presented for our Lecture Series numerous times about her work with the Kayapo of the Amazon, and has been one of our most popular speakers. Her last presentation May 18, 2010 was entitled "The Kayapo and the Future of Amazonia".


The talk focused on many pressing questions for Amazonia. Here is a summary of the…


Added by Lisa Martin on May 2, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

"Hermeto Pascoal: Jazz and Universal Music in Brazil" with Ethno-musicologist Andrew Connell

On March 14, 2011, a large group of members and friends were dazzled and delighted by Ethno-musicololgist Andrew Connell who shared both the stories and the amazing sounds of Hermeto Pascoal, a multi-instrumentalist and composer who combines jazz, northeastern folk music, avant-garde, and found sounds to produce some of the most exciting and provocative Brazilian music…


Added by Lisa Martin on May 2, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Jazz the journey of art across continents

Jazz is a wonderful illustration, that when musical ideas and talent have traveled across continents it has at times evolved into a more sublime work of art.


Several genres contributed to the formation of Jazz including ragtime, blues, marches, African religious music, European classical music, Cuban music, South American musical rhythms and American popular song and musical theater.


DC Creative community draws its inspiration from the history of Jazz and one…


Added by Rodolfo Morais on May 1, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments


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