Exhibition Opens Featuring My Photos

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ArtHouse Welcomes Keith Grace To The Collection

by Burnell Yow! on June 5, 2016 · 0 comments

Burnell Yow!, Keith Grace, Shari Grace

Another show, another artwork. The show is the ever popular Rittenhouse Fine Arts Show in Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, just  a 20 minute walk from the ArtHouse/Raven’s Wing Studio. The artwork is a mixed media piece by artist Keith Grace from Rockford, IL. That’s Keith in the middle and Shari, his wife and also an artist, to his left.

Artistic Process (From the artist’s materials):

“Each painting begins with sketches, often inspired by photographs that I have taken of friends and objects. These sketches evolve into the final composition which is enlarged and drawn onto canvas.

“I then collage individual pieces of typography and other visual elements — such as maps and elements of pop culture — securely onto the surface with many layers of an adhesive, transparent medium to ensure a flat, seamless application. The typographic images are chosen randomly by type font, size, boldness and color.

“Next, I block in color with layers of acrylics. Detail painting is then applied with oil colors, using a drybrush technique. This process is performed by using unmixed paint directly from the tube and rubbing it into the surface with a flat, hard brush.

“For my new work I have been incorporating dimension by collaging tactile objects like thumbtacks, glass, shells and more.”

Power Suit by Keith Grace http://keithgrace.com


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September 15, 2015

Click red arrow to play song. You may Like, Download, and/or Share using the icons in the upper right corner of the image. Watch video of highlights of opening of the grotto below. “Help Us Mary” Music and Lyrics by E A Alexander Choral/Cello arrangement by Dan Martin Recording produced by Dan Martin at Turtle […]

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New Website!

August 3, 2015

So much more to come, so be sure to bookmark this site and check back. Music and Art categories have stuff to look at and listen to.

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