Jul
3
2014

War Artists

Saluting the Army Art Program In keeping with our Patriotic Week theme, today we thought we'd bring up a little known fact about the American Military. Most people don't think of the army as being a source to empower artists when some incredible American Art has come out of it!   Casualties, Ogden Pleissner, 1944 The Army Art program  The Army has been officially funding artists dating back to World War I as part of the Army Art Program. It all started as a need to document and record the activities of American Expeditionary Forces, so the army commissioned eight artists as Captains in the Corps of Engineers. Through paintings, thes... [More]
Jun
17
2014

Jerry's Keeps the Ball Rolling During the 2014 World Cup

Special Painting Commissioned for World Cup 2014 In the spirit of a special event such as the FIFA 2014 World Cup bringing the world a little closer over a love of Soccer, Jerry's Artarama decided to commemorate the event with a painting by one of Jerry's own resident artists and product tester Amy Gardner Dean.  Los Colores Del Futbol by Amy Gardner Dean Acrylic on Watercolor Paper Just as the World Cup brings together teams from countries all over the world and unifies them under the goal of a world wide Soccer Tournament, Jerry's Artarama's goal is a similar one: to bring together paints and art products representative from all over ... [More]
Jun
14
2014

2014 World Cup Art

World Soccer Tournament Attracts and Inspires Artists from Around the World We all know that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is the premier event for Soccer or Futbol, but how many of us think about it as a hub for world art? Most events that bring the world together so dynamically such as this world wide soccer tournament will invariably invite a mix of cultures and experiences centered around a universal love of the game. This year, the FIFA 2014 World Cup Tournament has attracted art in many forms from street art to fine paintings for a variety reasons. Many artists are simply celebrating the tournament as artists show off their experti... [More]

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