SOLO PAINTING EXHIBIT
May 27, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ed Greco has spent the last 46 years as a graphic designer, cartoonist and illustrator. His scope of work includes award winning designs for clients both nationally and internationally. An avid carbuff, Mr. Greco brings an illustrator's point of view to the elusive mystique of the automobile. This year we are proud to present both his automotive art and his fine art paintings with a wide range of subjects.
CARMEL MISSION CAR EVENT
This original painting by renowned Carmel artist Ed Greco is the featured artwork on the 2017 event poster. The original painting will be auctioned off during the event. All net proceed from the event and the auction will go to charity. Danny Sullivan, winner of the 1985 Indianapolis 500, will be the honored guest at the 2017 event and would be happy to sign autographs. Barry Meguiar, host of “Car Crazy” TV Show, will be the Celebrity Master of Ceremonies. The event is held on the beautiful grounds of Carmel's Historic Mission. For more information go to http://www.carmelmissionclassic.org.
PATRICK KARNAHAN'S NEW BOOK
Limited Edition Book of 250 signed and numbered copies. Now available at Gallerie Amsterdam
Solo Painting Exhibition - Power and Beauty
Patrick Karnahan is a train historian and has painted over 500 detailed train paintings.
Live Music by The Black Irish Band.
Patrick is the founder, leader, and principal songwriter for The Black Irish Band.
He and his band mates will perform periodically throughout both days.
Some of the Black Irish Band's twenty-six albums feature notable artists, such as, multiple Grammy Nominee singing and recording artist Michael Martin Murphey and Double Grammy Award winning artist Mary Youngblood.
Saturday September 9, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday September 10, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
INTRODUCING RANDY BLASQUEZ FLORAL CREATIONS
Floral Pathways — The Long Road to Discovering Their Mysteries.
Flowers are one of God’s most beautiful inventions. He knows what beauty is. I am enjoying every minute of the little discoveries that can be found with paint while learning to see the flower in a new way. I have embraced this journey to explore the color, shape and movement of the flower. Also I am working at learning to see the subtle changes of warm and cool, harmony, edges and variety of shape while keeping my brushwork loose. I use my own recipe to make what I call “the sauce”. The sauce keeps the initial block-in looking very transparent. I finish with plenty of impasto, while keeping some of the initial transparency. It has turned out to be a never ending discovery process that is so interesting to me, that I cannot wait to finish one and move on to the next.—Randy Blasquez
INTRODUCING JOE ADAM'S DOG PORTRAITURE: Call Gallerie Amsterdam and commission a portrait of your dog.
Inspired by amazing dogs, their stories and their "people" Joe Adams creates beautiful dog portraits. "To see each animal's emotion come to life at the end of a pencil or brush and then be privilaged to enjoy the owner's initial reaction is amazing! One of the greatest benefits of doing these portraits is when the dog owner and artist collaborate in raising awareness and funding for dog rescue groups." Real Dog Art Supports Animal Rescue Fund Raising Projects. In Oregon, Joe works with the community based dog rescue effort: Pixie Project of Portland. Funds are raised by donating 20% or more of the auction price of each artwork.
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