EASTER BLUEBONNETS Like most Texas landscape painters, I have done more than my share of bluebonnet paintings, so while the top of a “Painted Church” was from a plein air done one Spring afternoon near Schulenburg, the bottom half of a field of bluebonnets was just a big fib. I […]

Last January, I visited my friends’ ranch in Ingram and painted the Plein air (below left.) The morning was overcast and misty, but as the sun peeped over the hills, the sky took on a soft pink cast. After I returned to my studio I decided to paint 2 large […]

While the back of the house we rented in Mendocino faced the ocean the front entered through a wooden gate and down a winding path filled with flowers. This English-style garden was an Art Form that inspired us all! The placement and scale, warm and cool colors, and textures of […]

Shop the Museum Store to check off all your holiday gift lists! These are just a sampling of all the wonderful ideas we have for the holidays. You will find lots of Van Gogh themed items in addition to our usual selection of creative goods that feature good design. Our […]

At the Columbus Museum of Art (CMA), we believe that play is Serious Business for children. The body of research that supports this belief is deep, wide and filled with good data gathered by folks smarter than me (including Dr. Stuart Brown, The National Institute for Play and Peter Grey). […]

Break up the winter blues with an afternoon of DIY activities with our updated Winter Art Box. Artists of all ages can unbox a world of imagination with a variety of prompts and creative materials. The Winter Art Boxes, designed by the Studio team at CMA, have carefully curated contents […]

Each year, the Columbus Museum of Art and Columbus City Schools partner for ARTful Reading, an experience that connects every CCS 5th grader to the art and ideas of the CMA, in ways that promote deep thinking, literacy skills, and key creativity habits like observation, critical thinking, imagination, and collaboration. […]

Tracy Powell once had a thriving career in real estate for 15 years, but her childhood interest in fashion remained alive in her heart. Everyone thought I was going crazy because I was very good at what I did. I made a lot of money selling real estate, but the […]

If you’ve ever taken a selfie at Easton Town Center, chances are you’ve posed with one of Grace Korandovich’s luscious flower valances. The artist finds it hard to contain her creativity, her bold and beautiful art displays and installations scale walls and fill rooms for clients including the Diamond Cellar, […]