“Mother Nature’s Child” by Cheryl Whitestone

Mother Nature’s Child 24″ x 36″ Oil Paint on Linen Currently this painting is being exhibited at the State Botanical Gardens in Athens Georgia, through mid Feb. 2011. This is a portrait of  a little girl who had been out on a hike with her mother, a photographer. They had found a meadow and picked…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/01/2011

Possibility II by Cheryl Whitestone

Cheryl Whitestone       Possibility II 5″x7″ Oil on Panel On Exhibit and for sale at The Georgia State Botanical Gardens, Athens, GA Reception January 16th – show runs through February 27th. Everyday Magic~ Nature makes me happy and soothes me. I had wanted to do a painting of blue eggs, but did not have any visual…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/01/2011

Remember to Play by Cheryl Whitestone

Philip Morsberger in his studio, August 18, 2010 Recently I visited The Morris Museum of Southern Art in Augusta Georgia with a group of fellow artists and art enthusiasts. The curator generously arranged a studio visit for us with Philip Morsberger . Philip’s warehouse studio was large and well lit with flourescants, no windows. There…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 30/08/2010

Horus’ Summer Picnic by Cheryl Whitestone

Oil on Linen 16 x 20 Here is a painting of Horus having a summer treat of watermelon. He is a mix breed of Rock, and Americana, so told the man who sold him to me. By the way we thought he was a she and was formerly named Isis, after he started crowing it…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 04/08/2010

Goals of the Heart by Cheryl Whitestone

Yes it may seem like a ridiculous goal to have chickens (particularly as an adult), but I have had a secret desire to someday have chickens. Last year I realized that goal. As an artist my goals have always been to be a great painter which is, in my estimation, able to capture light and…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 29/07/2010

Artists as the Way Showers Sages and Soothsayers by Cheryl Whitestone

This 16×20” oil painting is one of the illustrations from a story that came to me, a kind of healing Native American myth. I have titled the book “Dennies Totally Bizarre Magical Mystical Rite of Passage.” I would tell you it is a true story but you wouldn’t believe me, so you can think of…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/06/2010

Levels of Observation by Cheryl Whitestone

I have to say, after 45 years of painting, I have truly trained myself to see. To see in a way that not only understands the energy, feeling or beauty of something or someone but the minute details and nuances that compose the thing I am viewing. I believe if you can truly see, you…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010

Artist Statement by Cheryl Whitestone

(Left: Bicycle Wheel by Marcel Duchamp)I read Mike Rooney’s blog entry “I want to be a sell out” and I was gratified with the knowledge that I am not the only one who hears the pseudo-intellectual chatter and refuses to be persuaded to create yet another assemblage of stuff. But I actually like to paint…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010

Art as a Matter of Survival by Cheryl Whitestone

I have been a professional artist for twenty something years. I started painting when I was 10 years old and continued playing in all the 2 dimensional mediums I could get my hands on as a child with no money. My Mom was an artist so I was exposed to her art supplies and her…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010