The French Impressionists popularized the practice of painting “en plein air” — in the open air — in the mid-nineteenth century.  These artists, considered radicals in their time, were intrigued by the momentary, transient effects of sunlight on objects, and on the changing qualities of light as the day progressed from morning to afternoon. They [...]

It was a cold, snowy evening and parking spots were hard to come by — but the Grand Opening of Lisa Bond’s Art 101 Gallery was packed with artists and art lovers, wine glasses in hand. The evening was tagged a “themed collaborative exhibition of talented local artists” and featured live music, hors d’oeuvres and [...]