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3rd Annual "Figures & Faces" Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art www.fusionartps.com

3rd Annual "Figures & Faces" Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art

Posted: August 23, 2017 12:56 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for the 3rd Annual Figures & Faces international online art exhibition. For this competition, artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best art and photography of the human form - both figures and faces. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational and non-representational work. The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’s website during the month of October 2017...


Fusion Art's International Photography Competition is Now Accepting Entries www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art's International Online Photography Competition is Now Accepting Entries

Posted: August 23, 2017 12:54 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for its fourth quarterly online juried art competition. The theme for the competition is “Photography” only. The gallery invites photographers, worldwide, to submit their best work using analog, digital, digital manipulation and/or any alternative processes for a group exhibition on the Fusion Art website. For this open (no theme) competition all photographers over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational and non-representational digital art and photography. ...


Granville Redmond "Poppies and Lupine in a Landscape" 20 x 30

Granville Redmond: Color and Silence

Posted: August 22, 2017 15:35 Last Updated: | The Editorial Staff at William A. Karges Fine Art

On March 9th, 1871, Charles and Elizabeth Redmond gave birth to healthy baby boy, whom they named Grenville Richard Seymour Redmond. Sadly – though perhaps from an art historical perspective, felicitously – young Grenville contracted scarlet fever at the age of two, rendering him completely and irreparably deaf. As a result, Redmond never developed the ability to speak. In 1874, the Redmond family moved to the Bay Area, eventually enrolling their son in the California School for the Deaf in Berkeley, one of the nation's most renowned institutions for the hearing impaired. Redmond exce...


Le Repas des Amoureux reflects the importance of faith and community had on Chagall's oeuvre

Faith and Fantasy: Marc Chagall's Muse

Posted: August 18, 2017 12:19 Last Updated: | Bill Rau

Marc Chagall is counted amongst the most pivotal artists of the 20th century. By blending elements of Symbolism, Surrealism, Fauvism and Cubism with elements of his Jewish legacy, Chagall created another world, one in which emotion ruled via ethereal imagery, thought-provoking composition and spectacular color. Self-Expression The lives of Jews in Russia was highly restricted, but it was through art that the budding young Chagall could express the joy and comfort he found in his faith without limits. Traditional and academic art were of little interest to Chagall, even as an eager 19-ye...


Fusion Art's "Black & White" Art Exhibition is Now Open.  www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art's "Black & White" Art Exhibition Now Open

Posted: August 02, 2017 16:51 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the “Black & White” International Online Art Exhibition for the month of August 2017. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website and features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography. For this exhibition artists were encouraged to share their artistic art and photography using black & white & the nuanced shades in between. The artwork could range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists, regardless of location or experience, were encouraged to submit...


Fusion Art Announces the "Skies" International Art Competition.  www.fusionartps,com

Fusion Art Announces "Skies" International Art Competition

Posted: July 25, 2017 14:53 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for the Skies international online art exhibition. For this competition, artists are encouraged to submit their best art and photography depicting the sky. The sky is everything that lies above the surface of the Earth, including the atmosphere and outer space. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit. Fusion Art will host the exhibition on its website during the month of September 2017. The g...


Fusion Art Announces the Winners of the "Nude" Art Exhibition www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art Announces the Winners of the International "Nude" Art Exhibtion

Posted: July 15, 2017 09:20 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the “Nude” International Online Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. For this exhibition, artists worldwide were invited to submit their best art and photography depicting the human figure, with an emphasis on, but not exclusive to, the nude figure. The work could range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists, regardless of location or experience, were encouraged to submit their best representational and nonrepresentational art, and photography. Twenty-eight winne...


This exquisite composition entitled "Doge's Palace" by Antoine Bouvard details a golden view of Doge's Palace.  His virtuosity and lively brushwork are striking in this luminous oil on canvas

Bathed in Sunlight: The Venetian Paintings of Antoine Bouvard

Posted: March 27, 2017 08:29 Last Updated: | Bill Rau

Bursting forth with inimitable warmth, brilliance and adoration of subject, the paintings of French artist Antoine Bouvard are amongst the most highly regarded of the Venetian genre. This paramount painter of Venice was born in the town of L’Isere in eastern France in 1870. Studying at Paris’ École des Beaux-Arts, the young artist initially pursued a career as an architect, studying art and architecture under Simon-Claude Constant-Dufeux. He experienced much success as an architect, becoming the Director of Architectural Services for the Seine and leading the construction of the Bourse d...


2nd Annual "Waterscapes" International Juried Art Competition www.fusionartps.com

2nd Annual "Waterscapes" Juried Art Competition is Now Accepting Entries

Posted: February 17, 2017 15:56 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for its 2nd Annual “Waterscapes” international online juried art exhibition. For this competition artists, including photographers, are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of “Waterscapes”. The theme includes any art or photography which depicts any type of body of water including the ocean, lakes, rivers, ponds, streams, etc. The theme includes coastal living, any ocean activities, seaside vistas, beaches, and any related seashore or lakeside subjects. It can also include rain, puddles and frozen ...


Fusion Art's "Watercolor" Online Juried Art Exhibition www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art's "Watercolor" Art Exhibition is Now Open

Posted: January 17, 2017 23:14 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

 Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the “Watercolor” International Online Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. For this exhibition watercolor artists, worldwide, were encouraged to submit their best watercolor artwork. The competition was open to all artists working in water-based media on paper or synthetic paper surface. The work could range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists, regardless of location or experience, were encouraged to submit. Eight winners, Elizabeth Burin, Megan Foldenauer, M...


Fusion Art's 2nd Annual "Landscapes" Art Exhibition www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art's 2nd Annual "Landscapes" Art Exhibition is Now Open

Posted: January 10, 2017 22:46 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the 2nd Annual “Landscapes” International Online Juried Art Exhibition for the month of January 2017. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. The “Landscapes” exhibition opened on January 1st and featured awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography. For this competition artists and photographers worldwide were encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of natural scenery and the physical elements of landforms such as mountains, hills, valleys, deserts, farml...


2nd Annual Leaves & Petals Juried Art Competition www.fusionartps.com

2nd Annual "Leaves & Petals" Juried Art Competition is Now Accepting Entries

Posted: December 31, 2016 12:57 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for its 2nd Annual “Leaves & Petals” international online juried art exhibition. For this competition artists and photographers are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of flowers, leaves, herbs, plants, shrubs, bushes, hedges and other botanical or floral subjects. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists and photographers, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit. The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’s website during the mon...


Fusion Art's 2nd Annual "Colorful Abstractions" International Art Exhibition is Now Open www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art's 2nd Annual "Colorful Abstractions" International Art Exhibition is Now Open

Posted: October 06, 2016 21:38 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art's 2nd Annual "Colorful Abstractions" International Juried Art Exhibition is now opne and available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. The “Colorful Abstractions” exhibition opened on October 1st and featured awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography. For this competition artists and photographers worldwide were encouraged to share their best nonobjective or nonrepresentational art. Artists and photographers, regardless of location or experience, were encouraged to submit. The Best in Show winners are Manish Pandey for his acrylic on ca...


2nd Annual Artist's Choice International Juried Art Competition www.fusionartps.com

2nd Annual "Artist's Choice" Juried Art Competition is Now Accepting Entries

Posted: September 16, 2016 14:53 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for its 2nd Annual “Artist’s Choice” international online juried art exhibition. This open competition has no specific theme and artists and photographers, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best works in any subject matter and any of the accepted mediums. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and artists and photographers, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational and/or nonrepresentational art. The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’...


"Waterscapes" Juried Art Exhibition is Now Open.  www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art's "Waterscapes" International Online Juried Art Exhibition Now Open

Posted: September 02, 2016 16:01 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its September 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Waterscapes.” The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. The “Waterscapes” exhibition opened on September 1st and featured awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography. For this competition artists and photographers worldwide were encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of “Waterscapes.” The theme included any art or photography which depicted any type of body of water including the ocean, lakes,...


2nd Annual "Colorful Abstractions" Juried Art Competition www.fusionartps.com

2nd Annual "Colorful Abstractions" Juried Art Competition is Now Accepting Entries

Posted: August 20, 2016 13:31 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for its 2nd Annual “Colorful Abstractions” international online juried art exhibition. For this competition artists and photographers worldwide are encouraged to share their artistic interpretation of the "Colorful Abstractions" theme by submitting their best nonobjective or nonrepresentational art. Black and white are colors that qualify for the Colorful Abstractions theme. The competition is open to artists worldwide and all artists and photographers, regardless of location or experience level, are encouraged to partic...


"Art for Animals" Juried Art Exhibition for Charity www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art Gallery to Host Charity Exhibition "Art for Animals"

Posted: August 20, 2016 13:27 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that it will host an “Art for Animals” juried art exhibition to support local Coachella Valley animal welfare organizations. The gallery has partnered with SNIP, the Palm Springs Animal Shelter, The Living Desert, Animal Samaritans, and the Humane Society of the Desert to host a charity art exhibition during the month of December 2016. All five organizations are 501(3)(c) nonprofits that are committed to the humane treatment of all animals and the preservation of life through no-kill philosophies. A juried art competition will be held from July 20th th...


Fusion Art's "Waterscapes" is Now Accepting Entries www.fusionartps.com

Call for Artists: Fusion Art Now Accepting Submissions for its Waterscapes International Juried Art Competition

Posted: July 22, 2016 19:37 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is now accepting submissions for “Waterscapes,” its September 2016 international online juried art exhibition. For this competition artists and photographers worldwide are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of Waterscapes. The Waterscapes theme includes any art or photography which depicts any type of body of water including the ocean, lakes, rivers, ponds, streams, etc. The theme includes coastal living, any ocean activities, seaside vistas, beaches, and any related seashore or lakeside subjects. It can also include rain, puddles and frozen waterscap...


Fusion Art's "Red, White & Blue" International Juried Art Exhibition is now open, www.fusionartps,com

Fusion Art's "Red, White & Blue" International Online Juried Art Exhibition Now Open

Posted: July 02, 2016 14:14 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art's July 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Red, White & Blue” is now open and live on the website. In honor of the United States' Independence Day holiday during the month of July, Fusion Art is celebrating the colors Red, White & Blue. Opening on July 1st, the “Red, White & Blue” exhibition features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography.  The “Red, White & Blue” Best in Show winners are Nicole Duet for her oil painting, “Vickie,” and Violeta Brown for here digital painted photograph, “Lady in Red 2.” Bot...


One of only seven known to exist, this immense Farcot conical mystery clock was made for and purchased at the great London International Exhibition of 1862.

Made to Mesmerize: The Farcot Conical Mystery Clock

Posted: June 14, 2016 11:53 Last Updated: | Bill Rau

The great International Exhibitions of the 19th and early 20th centuries were the means by which the world’s latest artistic, industrial and technological innovations could take center stage. Attracting millions of visitors over the duration, it was these world’s fairs that allowed artisans from every discipline to showcase their absolute best to a global audience that included royalty and the social elite. For a craftsman, their exhibit was a watershed moment with the power to make or break their career. The 1862 International Exhibition had been a long time coming. The exhibition marked...


"Light & Shadow" International Online Juried Art Exhibition is Open! www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art's "Light & Shadow" International Online Juried Art Exhibition Now Open

Posted: June 03, 2016 14:48 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art's June 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Light & Shadow" is now open. The “Light & Shadow” exhibition features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography.  The Light & Shadow Best in Show winners are Catherine Palmer for her oil on canvas, “Grove and Masonic,” and Richard Greene for his photograph, “Sunset Blvd.”  Both Catherine and Richard are Fusion Art's Featured Artists for the month of June 2016 and, as the Best in Show winners, both artists are also invited to participate in Fusion Art's Annual Group Show in...


“Pets We Love 2” in support of the ASPCA

Posted: June 01, 2016 08:16 Last Updated: | Edward Burke

“Pets We Love 2” Art-Competition.net: Announces a call for entries for “Pets We Love 2” for a second year supporting the ASPCA. Up to 18 artists will be selected for a group exhibit, “Pets We Love 2” at Gallery 25N's online gallery. We are proud to present “Pets We Love 2” for a second year in support of the ASPCA and its mission to save lives. To learn more, visit: aspca.org. Theme: "Pets We Love” - Pets are an important part of life for many individuals and families, and are caring companions that we love, and can range from the exotic to the domestic. Their relationship to us is ...


"Leaves & Petals" Online Juried Art Exhibition is now open.  http://fusionartps.com/

Fusion Art's "Leaves & Petals" International Online Juried Art Exhibition Opens May 1, 2016

Posted: May 01, 2016 23:19 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its May 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Leaves & Petals.” Opening on May 1st, the “Leaves & Petals” exhibition features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography.  The Best in Show winners include Elizabeth Burin for her watercolor, “Magnolia Spotlight,” and Margaret King for her digital art, “Red Lily.” Both Elizabeth and Margaret are Fusion Art's Featured Artists for the month of May 2016 and, as the Best in Show winners, both artists are also invited to participate in Fusion ...


Fusion Art Opens on May 4, 2016.  Opening Reception 6pm-9pm

Fusion Art Opens in Palm Springs on May 4, 2016

Posted: April 30, 2016 00:35 Last Updated: | Valerie Hoffman

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its gallery in Palm Springs, California on May 4, 2016.   Located at 2658 S. Cherokee Way, in the historic Backstreet Art District, Fusion Art joins an assortment of artist-owned galleries and working studios that feature diverse collections of original, contemporary art by locally, nationally & internationally recognized artists.   Founded by Chris and Valerie Hoffman, the gallery was envisioned and formed out of a passion for art and the artists who create it. Originally conceived as an online gallery that hosts international j...


Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt Hunting with Hounds by Louise Abbéma

Bernhardt and Abbéma: Leading Ladies of the Belle Époque

Posted: March 07, 2016 08:31 Last Updated: | Bill Rau

In honor of International Women’s Day celebrated on March 8, 2016, we look back to the extraordinary lives of two of the most unapologetically daring and creative women represented in our collection at M.S. Rau Antiques. The stories of the painter Louise Abbéma and actress Sarah Bernhardt were infinitely entwined during their lifetimes, and remain immortally so in our Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt painted by Abbéma’s hand. Both were noteworthy artists, and both were remarkable women ahead of their time. On this day that celebrates the achievements of women across the globe, it only seems app...


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