Art Works Gallery artist Michelle Jewett has entered her work in this years Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Her piece, “Pristine Wilderness” is an acrylic/mixed media painting. “It is a product of my imagination, although it could easily have been inspired by the jagged awe inspiring peaks of the Eastern Sierra.“

She created the mountain range using pieces of magazines with intriguing colors and textures then used acrylic paint to blend the shapes into a cohesive image. The light and dark pieces suggest sun lit and shadowed mountain faces. A restful sky and richly colored foreground complete the painting.

“To me this work reflects a beautiful, peaceful and untouched wilderness,” said Jewett. A short video about her piece can be viewed on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytUl7en1wPM



This year Eileen Blodgett submitted an original mixed media painting entitled “Renascence” for The Wild & Scenic Film Festival Art Exhibit. “I was inspired by my

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By MEG HERNDON | Staff Writer

COLUMBIANA – The Shelby County Arts Council will open its 2022 Adult Juried Art Exhibit gallery on Thursday, Jan. 6 from 6-8 p.m.

The free exhibit, which will be open until Thursday, Feb. 3, is comprised of art that was submitted by artists from across the state. The art show’s juror, Terry Strickland, a realistic, contemporary figure painter, determined which pieces of art made it in to the show and which did not.

On the opening night of the gallery, winners will be announced for “Best in” for each artwork category as well as a winner for “Best in Show”.

Artwork categories include: drawing, painting, photography, 3D and mixed media.

Winners of the “Best in” categories will win $250 each and the “Best in Show” winner will receive a $750 cash prize.

The Shelby County Arts Council is also accepting submissions for its

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POCATELLO — Something that started as a passion project for one local couple is now a brick-and-mortar shop inside Station Square on South Main Street in Pocatello.

Casey and Marisa Etheredge opened Ether’s Edge in mid-November, and already the business has been a hit among downtown shoppers.

The shop feels like a high-end art gallery and looks like it would be right at home in a big city, with its bright walls and tall ceilings. Instead of the paintings and sculptures you’d find in a more traditional gallery, the mainstays at Ether’s Edge are rocks and minerals and crystals in nearly every color you can imagine.

The gallery feel of the shop isn’t an accident either. Casey said they want people to feel comfortable coming into the shop without feeling the pressure to buy anything.

“The biggest thing that we feel like as our shop is that we’re just here

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ASPEN, Colo., Dec. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Give the gift of photography & fine art just in time for the holidays from Dirk Braun Gallery’s ten inspiring collections derived from explorations and film productions.

www.DirkBraunGallery.com

Visual Images:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_Xt1LCi11M9s_g7aOqVcdw8DTbXNEuqi?usp=sharing

The new gallery, by Filmmaker/Photographer/Pilot Dirk Braun, highlights one of the most unique and special collections of breathtaking photographs of landscapes & cityscapes taken from unique angles and perspectives on the ground and in the air from around the world.

On a sustainability level, to offset the carbon footprint, the photographer uses recyclable Hanemuhle paper and mounting materials for the photographs. For framing, he employs only sustainable carbon neutral woods that are nontoxic oil based finishes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

His newest aviation photography highlights a comprehensive collection captured during the production of his newly-released breakout documentary, FLYING BOAT, which made its World Premiere this year at EAA’s AirVenture, the largest aviation festival in the

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