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How-to Install Framing Wire

An essential part of displaying your work is making sure it hangs correctly.  We recommend installing hanging hardware and using framing wire. You can read more about the various hardware in our blog post “Tips: Exhibit Hanging”. We found some helpful...

Tips: Writing an Artist Statement

Admit it… Writing an artist statement is not your favorite thing, right? We understand, so we found some videos that may help. They are quick watches, and give lots of helpful tips to get you started on writing that master piece!  🙂   Video by Suzanne Smith...

Overcoming Creative Block Tips

As artists we’ve all been there. Don’t let a creative block get you down. Here are some videos we found that may help you break that block and get your gears turing again! 🙂   5 Tips for Breaking through Creative Block, by Video Creators (Scot Combs...

Lil’ bit of Remodeling in the Store

Recently, we’ve begun creating a better atmosphere in our Store. Why stop at a new website, right? The River Gift Store is getting some much-needed attention this year too. We are reorganizing the walk through areas, so it’s easy to move through, and...

Allentown Village Society – Poster Contest

Call to Artists: Each year the Allentown Village Society holds a competition to select the official design that will be featured on our marketing materials for our annual Art Festival which includes the printing of our FestivalPoster, Show Guide Brochure and the...

2015 Riverwalk Show – Poster Contest

Call to Artists: You are welcome to submit an original painting or design for our eleventh annual Riverwalk Show. The information for the show will be added by computer. $100 CASH AWARD And Free Entry to the Riverwalk Show Deadline: Saturday, April 25, 2015 SIZE: The...

Welcome to our NEW Site!

We are pleased to welcome you to our newly redesigned site! Our new site features: easier navigation, an event calendar, simpler shopping, an integrated blog, mobile device responsive, and of course features our artists and members! Take a look around and let us know...

DIY Art Supplies Roll

Would you like to learn how to make a quick and easy fabric roll for brushes or tools? We found a DYI video, by Nancy Mac, with some easy steps for you. The best part…. it doesn’t require sewing!  If you know of any tips, tricks, or DYI videos for artists...