Posts Tagged: Birds

Why do I Love the Intensive Studies Seminar?

Artist Robyn Ryan Heron Acrylic Layers Painting

The Intensive Studies Seminar (ISS) has become an annual regenerative force for me as an artist as well as the art I create!

Why do I travel so far away?  Why do I ship out so many materials?  Why stay away from my wonderful husband and home for such an extended period?  Because it is… Read more »

Acrylic Layers Painting in Process of “Heron II”

Stage 8 of Artist Robyn Ryan's "Heron II"

Well I promised you in my previous post, 10 Days of Painting Bliss! Work in Progress…  I would post the in process images of the second Heron painting I completed while at my art retreat in Orkney Springs… So here we go!  I will share 8 images so you can see the subtle changes and… Read more »

10 Days of Painting Bliss! Work in Progress…

Greetings all!  I painted away at my annual art retreat in Orkney Springs, VA and loved every minute!

Wonderful facilities at Shrine Mont, it’s like coming home each year (at least 15 years now, haven’t missed one yet!)  I find this very special place peaceful, beautiful, and rejuvenating, I’ll share more on this wonderful place… Read more »

“Nuthatch I” Acrylic Layers Accepted into VMRC National Exhibit & SOLD!

Nuthatch on side of tree

Robyn Ryan’s Acrylic Layers painting “Nuthatch I” from her “Fleeting Glimpses” series has been accepted into the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community (VMRC) 10th National Annual Juried Multimedia Art Exhibition, in Harrisonburg, VA.  “Nuthatch I” was one of 103 accepted entries out of 457 entries submitted by 170 artists representing 29 states.  The Jurors were Pat… Read more »

Honorable Mention ~ FCCA April Regional Juried Exhibition

Acrylic painting of Lady Slipper by artist Robyn Ryan

I was so pleased to have two pieces from my “Fleeting Glimpses” series accepted into the Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts (FCCA) April 2013 Regional Juried Exhibition.  (Juror:  Trudy C. Van Dyke)

Then to put the icing on the cake, “Lady Slipper” was awarded an Honorable Mention Award.

Lady Slipper”  16″ x… Read more »