A number of artists are opening a new exhibition at 431 Ellicott Street – the gallery space next to Fitz Books and Waffles. Called Project 431, artists featuring their work include Jonathan Bishop, DJ Carr, Robert Harris, Kyla Kegler, Phillip Kuznicki and Sufana Wajed. This new space, adjoining Fitz, hasRead More →

Austin’s Art Shop operated in downtown Brevard for 73 years. William Charles Austin and his wife, Mildred Galbraith Austin, were both New York natives and trained photographers. William was a disabled World War I veteran who taught photography at the Southern School of Photography in McMinnville, Tennessee, before the familyRead More →

Barry Whitehouse, owner and manager of The Artery, has launched his own hand-painted watercolor painting – “Barry’s Paintbox” – to mark his company’s 11th anniversary. (Photo submitted) The Artery art store on Parsons Street opened 11 years ago this month. Barry Whitehouse, owner and director of The Artery, has launchedRead More →

Melissa Haist is about to complete her 40-foot, 25,000-piece mosaic bench behind her boutique and art gallery. SAFETY HARBOR, Fla .– Melissa Haist is understandably grateful to the dozens of people who helped bring her “Pandemic Project” to life. “I registered 135 names, of people who signed up, but thereRead More →

A NEW exhibition at the Gallery At The Art Shop, Ilkley, shows different responses to the campaign from two artists who live in the area. Laura Dawes creates atmospheric paintings using watercolors, which are often painted in situ. While Helen Brayshaw has developed a process using acrylic paint which allowsRead More →

The latest addition to the free little Route 1 Corridor Art Gallery is a hangar filled with free art supplies. Located outside of Art Works Now in Hyattsville at 4800 Rhode Island Ave., the Little Free Art Shop is an brainchild of founder Barbara Johnson, who noticed during the coronavirusRead More →

The owners of a Charleston pizzeria plan to add more establishments to the area. Adam carb, co-owner of Steel city pizza, said the company hopes to expand by opening three more restaurants, with the first announcement early next year. Carb and Gavin McCulley co-owner of Steel City Pizza as wellRead More →

SBJ photo file Jean and Jerry Sanders, pictured at the store’s 40th anniversary event, are retiring. There is five decades of history among the rows of art supplies and photo frames at the National Art Shop – rows that now bear signs of clearance sale. National Avenue staple storefronts areRead More →

SBJ File Photo Jean and Jerry Sanders operate the store. National Art Shop is closing after more than five decades in business. 509 S. National Ave. is expected to liquidate its inventory starting April 8, according to a press release. The closure is scheduled for the end of June. “AfterRead More →

Some people hold back their dreams because they are afraid to act. Somer Gardiner thought she had waited long enough. Gardiner, founder and owner of clothing store Olive + Tweed, recently opened her own art boutique, Timbre Art Loft. The store is located on what was previously the second floorRead More →