Please help Red Dot Gallery celebrate the paintings of longtime oil painting student, Marcia Amason. Her deftly painted works of life beneath the sky capture thoughtful moods and invoke reverie, while her compositions offer viewers imaginative visual connections. Reception to meet the artist Friday September 15, 5-8 pm. Exhibit runs through October 28. To visit during exhibit run (after the opening) check our website for hours or make an appointment.
Charla Cardin finished this lovely painting in class this week.
Red Dot is happy to present the paintings of Daniel White. Daniel graduated with a BFA from University of Montebello, and with an MFA from RIT-School for American Crafts. In addition to working on both painting and ceramics, he worked professionally in art museums for 10 years. He is currently a full-time painter, and a part-time educator. An opening reception for the artist August 11, 5-8 pm will kick off the show, and it will run through September 9.
The student show opened Friday to our usual friendly and enthusiastic crowds. We are lucky to have such a lovely group of students, collectors, supporters, and friends. The exhibit will be open until August 5.
You'll see plenty of student work at the upcoming Red Dot 2017 Student Show, and in the meantime, here are a few recently finished pieces by devoted, talented, and just plain wonderful Red Dot painters and drawing students Ann Vaphiades, Yuri Yakov, Laura Malone, and Jack Branch.
Please come support our dedicated, accomplished students at this year's student show. Opening Friday July 7, from 5-8 pm, the show runs though August 5. Here, from top left, are the oil paintings of Casey Lancaster, Clare Maddry, Bev Spahn, Marcia Amazon, Jeanne Alexander, Charla Cardin, Ann Vaphiades, and Lisa Himic.
Red Dot instructor Dori DeCamillis now offers oil painting lessons for corporations looking for team building or just-for-fun workshops. These RFMS employees came from all over the country to enjoy an afternoon of masterpiece-making. No experience necessary.
Seen on the shelf in the clay studio, we are curious to see it after it's glazed and fired.
Red Dot oil painting students start with a few prescribed paintings to thoroughly learn the basics. This is Nancy Gorman's first landscape.
Sign up now for another Without a Net Workshop with Dori DeCamillis. Kindle creativity, innovative thinking, and courageous introspection in this one-day Creativity and Self-Awareness workshop with instructor Dori DeCamillis. Held Saturday April 29, 9:00am to 3 pm, students will learn to break through artist blocks and self-criticism while savoring the joy of being creative. This day of awakening your curiosity, stretching your imagination, and welcoming self-honesty will enliven any area of your life that needs a spark. For more info click here.
Dori DeCamillis is excited to be holding her first Without a Net Workshop, for creativity and self-awareness, at Red Dot Gallery this Saturday, February 25. The offering will be available in the future, possibly at various venues. Here is more information. Please contact the gallery to receive more information about future workshops.
A sneak through the Red Dot clay studio this week reveals some treasure in progress.
Please join us at the first solo exhibit of the oil paintings of longtime Red Dot student, Casey Lancaster. The opening reception will be held Friday, January 27, 5-8 pm. A Brush with Casey will run through February 27.
Thank you to all who donated during our December Diaper Drive to benefit the YWCA's domestic violence shelter. We created quite nice work of art at the gallery with them, and the New Year will be seeing a lot more dry bottoms when they are delivered.
Go to student pages to see new work by Red Dot painting students.
Enjoy our new promotional video starring Red Dot instructors and students. Made by budding videographer Hunter Davis of Birmingham, AL.
Join Red Dot Gallery for the Open House coming soon. Enter the drawing to win a free six week art class! Eat treats and buy holiday gifts! See you then.
Annabelle DeCamillis teaches the Red Dot Kid Class Tuesdays at 4:30. In addition to teaching kids 8-12 basic through advanced art skills, she also helps them ready their portfolio for Alabama School of Fine Arts.