Monday, June 2, 2014

Dynamics of Color and Composition

Five Featured Artists from “Celebrate The Healing Power of Art” Exhibition 
Selected by Renée Phillips, Director of Manhattan Arts International

Carol Lukitsch, Still Point (Chakra 6), oil on hardboard, 30″ x 72″ (triptych)
Carol Lukitsch, James Campbell, Elizabeth Weber, Elliot Appel and Claudia Fisher create art that is visually compelling and dynamic. They approach composition and color in different ways which makes it extremely interesting to view them together.

They are among the 50 winners selected by Lilly Wei for the Manhattan Arts International “Celebrate The Healing Power of Art” 2014 juried exhibition.

Read about them on the Manhattan Arts Blog

Please also visit the Manhattan Arts International “Celebrate The Healing Power of Art” exhibition.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Profound Messages Conveyed by Four Different Artists

Featured Artists from “Celebrate The Healing Power of Art” Exhibition

Selected by Renée Phillips, Director of Manhattan Arts International

Karen Yee, Fight Like A Girl,
acrylic on canvas, 20″ x 16″
Four artists -- Karen Yee, Cindy Walton, Valerie Patterson, and Bren Sibilsky -- were selected among the 50 winners selected by Lilly Wei for the Manhattan Arts International “Celebrate The Healing Power of Art” 2014 juried exhibition.

They each communicate profound messages about the human experience in different mediums that include painting, drawing, encaustic and cold wax/mixed media. Their empathy for others emanates from their art.

Read an article about these four artists on the Manhattan Arts Internaitonal blog.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Four Artists from Celebrate The Healing Power of Art Juried Exhibition

The Manhattan Arts International “Celebrate The Healing Power of Art” 2014 juried exhibition was launched on May 17. Fifty artists from around the world were selected as winners by Lilly Wei, who is an arts writer for Art in America magazine, and independent curator. You may view this exhibition at www.ManhattanArts.com

Art That Expresses Tranquility

Chinese watercolor by Darlene Kaplan
Four artists from this exhibition were selected to be featured on the Manhattan Arts International blog. They are Darlene Kaplan, Ober-Rae Starr Livingstone, Michael Amrose, and Katherine Kean.

Although their mediums, styles and professional backgrounds differ they each convey feelings of tranquility and inspiration.

Read about these artists on the Manhattan Arts International blog.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Art and Healing Programs That Will Inspire You

A few wonderful people who are making a positive difference...

There are many individuals and organizations that offer art therapy and resources to help heal and educate people on the subject. I encourage you to visit their websites to learn more about them. You can follow them all on Twitter and a few of them are on Facebook.

This Resource Directory with dozens of organizations has been moved to http://www.renee-phillips.com/healing-power-of-art/art-and-healing-resources/