Hello art lovers. As everyone knows, Hawai'i is a fertile land for artists. I cannot think of a better place to make art. The rampant growth and renewal parallels an equally aggressive death and decay; both unrelenting actions are inspirations that make great art
All businesses, large and small, share basic commonalities. One of them is "How much bang for how little buck?" How to market your business requires a careful study. Where do you spend your money? Advertising? Promotion? Public relations?
I've got a horse but I still think of him as a pony. He certainly acts like it. Red, named for his sorrel color, is no longer young and he's far from old. That's part of the problem. He's getting too old to train, but he's too young to saddle.
In early 2012, the Andy Warhol Foundation will dissolve their Art Authentication Board. To fill the vacuum, Ca$h for your Warhol has announced a free authentication service. Just because it's funny, doesn't mean it's not serious.
A degree is not something I look for when selecting artists for Offramp Gallery. The bottom line is always the work. I look for work that's honest, creative, original, skillfully executed and intensely visual.
James Hayward has distinguished himself as a painter, perceptive and tactile. His new book Indiscretion, from Minneola Press, is a chronicle of a ribald life in the arts as well as a glimpse of SoCal living.