painting http://wkms.org en Joy Thomas on Painting Professional Portraits http://wkms.org/post/joy-thomas-painting-professional-portraits <p>Murray-based portrait artist Joy Thomas has captured the likeness of members of the community and leaders in government and business. Some of her commissions include the official portrait of Secretary of the US Navy, Richard Danzig; New York Jets owner, Robert Wood Johnson; and recently, John E. Bryson, the 37th US Secretary of Commerce. Her work has been on exhibit across the country, featured in magazines, and has won several awards, including first place in "The Best Paintings of 2000" competition by The Artist's Magazine. In 2006, she published <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1440320101/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1440320101&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wwwwkmsorg-20"><em>The Art of Portrait Drawing</em></a>, which is available on Amazon. She came to our studio to speak with Kate Lochte&nbsp;on <em>Sounds Good</em> about her work.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 19:24:34 +0000 Kate Lochte 31823 at http://wkms.org Joy Thomas on Painting Professional Portraits Summer Workshops at Murray Art Guild http://wkms.org/post/summer-workshops-murray-art-guild <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Please note: The very beginning of this interview got clipped.</em></p><p>Murray Art Guild Director Debi Danielson speaks with Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em> about summer events and activities at the guild. Some adult workshops include pastels, photography, live drawing, and weaving. Youth workshops include drawing, woodworking, photography, watercolors, pastels, metalworking, and more! <a href="http://www.murrayartguild.org/">Click here for the full list of workshops and more</a>.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 18:55:34 +0000 Kate Lochte 31822 at http://wkms.org Summer Workshops at Murray Art Guild morning cram [the highwaymen edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-highwaymen-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/07/05/155845423/meet-al-black-floridas-prison-painter">When the officials at a Florida prison realized who Al Black was, they gave him a paintbrush and the walls as a canvas.</a></p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 15:52:38 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18810 at http://wkms.org morning cram [the highwaymen edition]