Tag Archives: Dan Nelson

Waverly Arts Group- gallery in Cary, NC

Last month I was approached by Gary Bradley, the owner of Waverly Arts Group in Cary, NC.  Gary had several openings in the studio and asked me if I was interested in joining the gallery and displaying my watercolors. So I thought for half-a-second: “Hum, this is the gallery where Dan Nelson (the guy who paints with two hands), Rocky… (more…)

Raleigh First Friday- June 7th

  Going to downtown Raleigh for First Friday art events? Stop by VAE to see my watercolor paintings in the Exchange Gallery. http://visualartexchange.org/galleries/exchange-gallery/ More info on VAE and other participating galleries can be found here: http://www.godowntownraleigh.com/first-friday-raleigh VAE is open from 6-9pm. Visit my etsy site for original paintings and giclees https://www.etsy.com/shop/RFoxWatercolors Sincerely, Ryan

En Plein Air Paint-Off in Fuquay-Varina

Actually, it should be called: Pain-Air Paint-Off. I signed up for this event three weeks ago.  En plein air (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ plɛn‿ɛʁ]) is a French expression which means “in the open air,” and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors. I have never painted en plein air. My first attempt, during a painting session at Lassiter Mills… (more…)

Traditional Painters’ Forum- Raleigh, NC

The monthly Traditional Painters’ Forum at VAE (Visual Art Exchange) was a group I enjoyed attending when I decided to return to painting after a 14 year absence.  I went to several meetings last year when Dan Nelson headed the group.   Dan and other members of the group left to open a work studio & gallery in Cary- The Waverly… (more…)