Autumn Rust

I needed to take a little time for myself and smear some paint around, and this is what came of it. It’s called “Autumn Rust.” I painted it with acrylics on stretched canvas, and it measures 20″ wide x 24″ high.

Convoluted painting

I finished a new painting a few weeks ago, and I wasn’t all that satisfied with how it turned out at first. But I put it aside, and now that I’m looking at it with fresh eyes, I think I can deal with it. It’s called “Drop Away,” and I painted it with acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 36″x24″. The …

Paintings I did 20 years ago

I’ve posted a few scans of paintings I did around 15 and 20 years ago as a photo album on Facebook. If you’ve seen the scans of drawings from around that time, you’ll know these were all finished before I went back to school for art. I used to use really tiny brushes at the time, and it took me …

Drawings I did 20 years ago

I’ve scanned in photos I found of some old drawings I did a long, long time ago. These are way before I ever went back to school for art, so everything you see in this album was self-taught. You can tell I was still tight with my lines and basing everything on realism, but you have to get that part …

Women in Art 2009

I had two pieces juried in to the 2009 Women in Art exhibit at Harlan Gallery, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA. Titles: Thirteen (shown here) and Eleven (shown below, bottom). Both are in the portfolio section of my fine art Web site: www.norathompson.us. The show runs November 1 through November 22.

Westmoreland Art Nationals

Two of my digital images were juried into the Westmoreland Art Nationals this spring. They are both photo montage giclee prints, and attached. The show ran May 30 through July 5, 2009. By the way, Harpers Ferry is a fantastic spot to collect photos. Textures and tombstones seem to be popping up all over my images lately.

Images 2009

My acrylic and mixed-media on canvas painting, “The Song Came and Went,” was juried into the Images 2009 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts show at State College. This would be it.