Author Archives: Sara H. Becker

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Kensington Paint the Town Show 2016

Labor Day weekend is just 3 days away and it looks like we will have fabulous weather for the Kensington activities including Montgomery Art Association’s annual art show. My idea for a Kensington themed painting was to do what many … Continue reading

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Spirit of Sandy Spring

Olney Art Association (OAA) Art Exhibit July 27 – September 24, 2016 Opening reception Thursday, August 4, 7 – 9 pm How often do you drive through Sandy Spring on Rte. 108 and never think about the area and how … Continue reading

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Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

Another show coming up this month is the annual juried exhibit at the Hill Center Gallery. I was selected to participate once again this year among hundreds of applicants. It is an honor to by chosen by the Juror Eric … Continue reading

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7 Palettes Show at Kentlands Mansion

Plein Air Paintings by the 7 Palettes will be exhibited at the Kentlands Mansion Gaithersburg, Maryland, Summer of 2016.

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Lots going on for April

April has been a busy month for art. Along with starting a new session to work on abstracts at the Yellow Barn, there was a week dedicated to plein-air painting. My group, the 7 Palettes, organized a workshop to be … Continue reading

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Spraypaint

The latest work is a spray paint based piece with several layers of colors. After priming with yellow spray paint the next layer was blue sprayed over a stencil type found material. Then another layer of yellow/white and then another … Continue reading

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New Piece Has Been A Long Time Coming

One of the questions most often asked is, “How long does it take to make an abstract painting?” Here’s an example of one that has taken a long time to complete. This piece was started last year and is intended … Continue reading

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Upcoming Exhibit ~~ Brushes with Nature ~~ at Brookside Gardens

Source: Upcoming Exhibit ~~ Brushes with Nature ~~ at Brookside Gardens

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Gallery B Show January 2016

Five artists, including myself, have been hand-selected to exhibit in the Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District’s “Gallery B” for the month of January 2016. Here’s the particulars. GENESIS: Fresh Impressions Gallery B Art Exhibit, January 6-30, 2016 Artists: Sara Becker, Barbara … Continue reading

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Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, D.C.

Preparations for the 2015 MPSGS Show are in full swing. I have finished my paintings, 1 acrylic and 2 gouaches. The acrylic beach chairs came from my February vacation down to the Florida Keys. The gouache of the old man … Continue reading

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