art shows

LoFree 2016

New Liberty Paintings

Mixed Media pieces created for the 2016 Gala at the Quinlan Center        

Vision 2030 Mural

MachinePolitick is Going Public!

I am proud to announce that I will be part of an upcoming public art project in downtown Gainesville, Georgia. My painting, The Revolutionary Halo of (Social) Justice was chosen from submissions by local artists. I will make further announcements once a location is chosen and the unveiling date is set.  Free Range Art Project […]

Booth Display

Handcrafted for the Holidays

Please join me this weekend for the annual Christmas Market at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville. I will be one of the art vendors with small patriotic art, primitives and folk pieces, hand-made Christmas cards and ornaments, and painted boxes and trunks. 

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The Free Range Art Project

Wish me luck. I have submitted one of my crows for a local mural project. I will post more info if I am accepted. The Free Range Art Project Submission for Frances Byrd; frances@machinepolitick.com Biography Frances Byrd is a fine artist and freelance illustrator. She earned a BFA from the Savannah College of Art in […]

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The Virginia Avery 4th Biennial “Reflections” Juried Exhibition

My next show at the Quinlan Center: The Virginia Avery 4th Biennial “Reflections” Juried Exhibition Opening Reception, Thursday, August 20th 5:30 – 7:00 PM The Atlanta Branch of the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) presents the 4th Biennial Virginia Avery “Reflections” Juried Exhibition. The NLAPW is the nation’s oldest organization for creative women. […]

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Sometimes, it’s disappointing when you get accepted to a show.

I’m not complaining, but I am a little dumb-founded. First, the good news – I was accepted to the Pen Women show coming up in August. The confusing part – the piece they chose. I submitted a sculpture and two paintings. They chose the sculpture; the least complex and challenging of the artwork. It just […]

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Lifted Up On Golden Wings

This is the working title for the painting I am working on to auction at the Family Outdoor Expo, to benefit victims of human trafficking in Georgia. Some times, the title of a painting changes before it is completed; some times not.  Lifted Up On Golden Wings The painting is 40″ x 60″, acrylic on […]

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Sold @ the Home Folk Show!

The Crows Come Marching Home Acrylic on Corn Crate Thanks Quinlan Center!

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Horses, Patriotism and Art Therapy

***The featured image for this post is one of the paintings I donated in 2014 to help raise money for Take Aim At Human Trafficking.*** Five short years ago, I partnered with a wonderful woman in Pennsylvania to host an event to promote patriotism in the arts. Because I live in Georgia, this event did […]

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My first show at the Quinlan Center, Home Folk

HOME FOLK: A Celebration of Folk Art Exhibition Dates: June 11 – August 15 Opening Reception, Thursday, June 11, 5:30 – 7:00 PM