Summer Splendors: The Art of Rose Marie Prins and her Morean Arts Center Students

Posted by admin on  August 8, 2019

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Category: Blog, Teaching
Jose Rodeiro and me posing with “Meditation on Oceans and Rivers,” mixed media on canvas, 48 x 24 inches. Some of my current and recent Morean Arts Center students and I had an exhibition at the Gilbert Chapel Gallery in downtown St. Petersburg, from July 13 to 28. The St. Pete First Art Collective, spearheaded by my former painting student Gina White, were the curators. They did a great job combining works in many styles and

A Month in Central Mexico

Posted by admin on  May 10, 2019

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I spent four days in San Miguel de Allende in December of last year—just enough time to fall in love with it! Then, when I had an opportunity to spend a month in Mexico in March of this year I decided to stay at an artists’ retreat ten miles outside of San Miguel de Allende. That way, I could explore parts of the city I’d not seen as well as get work done on my

End-of-Year Travels, a Journal

Posted by admin on  January 19, 2019

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Street vendor outside Benito Juarez Park, San Miguel de Allende.   Teatro Juarez, Guanajuato December 15 I am on a flight from Tampa to Guadalajara, Mexico. This is something of a miracle since I learned, when I came to check in, that in my rush to leave St Pete I’d brought an expired passport. The Lyft driver who showed up to drive me home to get the correct passport spoke no English, so communicating the
Rose Maires Prins' All Day-Long Altered Book Workshop

Fall Day-Long Altered Book Workshop

Posted by admin on  November 21, 2018

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Category: Blog, Books, Workshops
Saturday, November 10th, dawned sunny and warm–a perfect day for a workshop during which I planned for us to move between my studio and my spacious back deck. As one of the participants, Kim Stoneking, described it: “Rose Marie’s Fall Day-Long Altered Book Workshop began with tea and coffee over introductions on her back deck. To get us started, Rose Marie led us in a warm-up exercise inspired by the Exquisite Corps Games she’d recently participated in.

A Busy Season!

Posted by admin on  November 14, 2018

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Greetings all! So far, its been a very busy Fall season. It started in October with an exhibition at Hillsborough Community College, Dale Mabry Campus. The title is “FOUNDATIONS: An Art Exhibition Celebrating HCCs 50th Anniversary“. I am honored to have my painting in their Permanent Collection on display outside the Dean’s office. The HCC Ybor City Campus Art Gallery and the Dale Mabry campus gallery present a collaborative exhibition of visual art. It features selections