Category Archives: Art

MidCurrent Featured Artist: Shirley Cleary

Artist Shirley Cleary displays some of her recent paintings in her MidCurrent artist profile. The artist lives, fishes, and paints in Montana and New Zealand and is represented by galleries in both countries. For many years she only painted in … more

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SF Chronicle: Russell Chatham “Falls on Hard Times”

Though first published back in May, Sam Whiting’s San Francisco Chronicle update on Russell Chatham (who is a MidCurrent featured artist) is worth catching up on because of the detailed examination of the life and times of one of America’s finest … more

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New Art: Stacie Krupa

MidCurrent featured artist Stacie Krupa has added new images to her gallery this week.  Stacie’s a contemporary expressionist with a public working studio and galleries in Islamorada in the Florida Keys.

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Vaughn Cochran's "House Painting"

As Vaughn Cochran describes his own painting, it’s a different kind of pop-art — Andy Warhol colored with influences of Millard Wells. Mike Connor profiles the artist, musician and fly fishing retailer after a bonefishing trip to Bimini. “He married … more

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NYT: Christo’s Arkansas River Project Engages and Divides


Predictably, says Kirk Johnson in this morning’s New York Times, the arguments about Christo’s controversial plan to cover miles of the Arkansas river in Colorado with fabric can be reduced to whether “Googling Salida” generates more excitement than an evironmental impact … more

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Fly Fishing Art: Duane's Hada's "White River" Showings

Artist and guide Duane Hada’s new exhibition “The River White” consists of 40 individual watercolors, a progression of plein air pieces that start at the headwaters of the White River, move into the forests of the Ozark Mountains, and end … more

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Interview: Author and Artist Rich Chiappone

We picked up Rich Chiappone’s new Opening Days: A Fly Fisherman Writes (Barclay Press, June 2010, 210 pages) just last month, and it turns out to be a fine collection of essays, stories and poems that collectively makes a very … more

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Book Review – "Something Fishy This Way Comes: The Artwork of Ray Troll"

“It’s surrealism for the masses. Flipping through this book, one feels like the humans found in an average Troll painting: astonished, amused and slightly frightened. A parallel universe gushes out of Troll’s imagination.” David James reviews artist Ray Troll’s new … more

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