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  • Soloman’s Rose Explained

    In the Bible, the Rose of Sharon symbolizes beauty, and it is used in the book of Song of Solomon to describe the beauty of King Solomon’s lover. In Christian tradition, the petals of the rose symbolize Christ’s wounds from the crucifixion. The color of the rose also holds symbolic meaning. Typically, a white rose […]

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  • What Kind of People Own My Artwork?

    What kind of people purchase and own my artwork? That’s easy, people just like you. They’re from across the country – California, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio and all over Michigan. One thing they have in common is a desire to enhance their lives through visual artwork. Many have purchased more than one drawing and that […]

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  • Post COVID-19 Exhibition at Jones Gallery

    Jones Gallery is in a 100 year old historically registered warehouse building, having 9000 sq. ft. of display space. Located in the Kansas City, Missouri Crossroads Arts District. A Nationally recognized area of new and restored buildings housing art galleries, studios, theater, live music, along with acclaimed restaurants. In business 10 years. My drawing “Lady […]

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  • Galex 54

    GALEX is the combination of the words Galesburg and Exhibit. What began as a regional competition has grown into a national competition and exhibition celebrating its 54th year.  Open to artists working in all mediums, this year’s juror, Rose Frantzen, a native of Maquoketa, Iowa, who has gained national and international acclaim for her oil paintings, will award over $2,500 […]

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  • Art & Coffee

    What is better than perusing artwork while sipping a cappuccino? It’s hard to beat that combination. So I was very happy to kick off year 2020 with an exhibit at The Common Cup Coffeehouse. The venue is a non-profit establishment in the basement of Lutheran University Chapel near Ann Arbor’s University of Michigan central campus. […]

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  • Michigan Now: CTAC’s 2019 Juried Fine Arts Exhbit

    I’m happy to announce that two of my drawings have been accepted into “Michigan Now: CTAC’s 2019 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition” at Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, MI. Over 400 artworks were entered from across the state of Michigan and 78 pieces were selected for the show. Juana Williams, exhibitions curator at the Urban […]

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  • “Nature…Emotion…Symbol” Art Talk

    I was honored to be asked to give an art talk about my solo exhibit entitled “Nature…Emotion…Symbol” at the Kerrytown Concert House gallery in Ann Arbor, MI on Sunday, July 28, 2019. My address included: Background and Education Medium and Process Subjects and Concepts / Symbols After an informal presentation followed by Q&A I addressed […]

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  • David Hile Drawings: Nature…Emotion…Symbol

    I was honored to host a solo art exhibit at the Kerrytown Concert House in Ann Arbor, MI. The venue is well known for highlighting both visual artists as well as providing a steady program of renowned musical talent from around the world. The show entitled “David Hile Drawings: Nature, Emotion, Symbol” runs from Tuesday, […]

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  • Here Comes the Judge!

    I had the honor and pleasure of serving as the judge for the 46th Annual Monroe City/County Fine Arts Council Juried Show held in the Ellis Library in Monroe, MI on Saturday, May 4, 2019.  There were a wide variety of medias and artistic styles represented in the show with 108 works entered. Honorable Mention, […]

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  • Upbringing

    I am happy to announce that my drawing “Mother and Child” has been accepted in the exhibition “Upbringing” at the Indiana University Kokomo Downtown Gallery, Kokomo, Indiana. Upbringing’s theme pertains to the journey people endure while raising a child. Artists were invited to submit works inspired by their experiences of nurturing a child from conception […]

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