In recent years, many artist-poets (such as David Lehman) and painters (such as Duane Keiser) alike—have taken a stab at writing or painting every day and collecting the unpredictable and often stunning results in either a book or an exhibition. Several years ago The Artist’s Magazine‘s contributing editor Kevin Macpherson resolved to paint the landscape outside his home in Taos, NM, every day for a year; the 368 paintings that followed have never been exhibited east of the Mississippi until now.
From May 15 to June 15, the Middletown (Ohio) Arts Center will host “Reflections on a Pond,” a show of Macpherson’s expressive, painting-a-day landscapes. Adding to the excitement of the show will be a series of events that include a Children’s Paint-Out (May 12) and a concert by the Middletown Symphony Orchestra (May 16). Kevin will give a lecture (May 16) and conduct a painting demonstration (May 17). Eric Camper of ArtistsNetwork.TV and I plan to go to
Middletown to see the show and to film an interview with Kevin next month, so stay
tuned. Kevin is the author of the best-selling Landscape Painting Inside & Out and Fill Your Paintings with Light and Color, both from North Light Books.
To sign up for the lecture and/or demonstration, download a schedule here.