Tag: Beth Pite

28 Jul

Who Curated That?

The term curated has been appropriated recently by trendy shop owners, restauranteurs and others so that every collection of clothing, jewelry, furniture or food is now “curated” just for you. Professional curators have degrees in art history to help them select art and determine how best to preserve, store and display objects. They can spend years putting together exhibits that involve […]

18 Jul

How Exhibits Happen

People visiting my exhibits often ask how I happen to be showing there. Research I did as a consultant revealed many artists sit in their studios hoping a curator or gallery owner will knock on their doors. Not very likely, for most of us, so I try to make my own luck rather than hope for a fairy godmother. This […]

13 Jul

Stretching the Creative Muscle

People often ask how I create my paintings.  Usually I take dozens of photos to soak up a feeling for a place and help me notice details.  Then I work from multiple photos when I'm back in my studio, not copying one, but trying to remember and to show how it felt to be there.  Every once […]

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