Yearly Archives: 2009

A Cool New Painting for Winter

"Jetsons' Holiday" | Encaustic on Baltic Birch | 10" x 10" x 1.75" deep | © 2009 Marilyn Fenn -- This is the second of my Organics series using encaustic.  

Kind of a Surprise: New Encaustic Piece

"Happy Together" | Encaustic and rice paper on Baltic birch | 10" x 10" x 1.75" deep | © 2009 Marilyn Fenn -- I started using encaustic paints in 2006. This one is just the first of my encaustic pieces for my new Organics series

Visiting East Austin Studio Tour, 2009 – Day One

I decided not to open my studio this year. I have been thrilled to attend E.A.S.T. as a visitor again. My hubby and I tried to visit as many painter's spaces as possible on both weekends.

Some Comments, Pics and Afterthoughts on My Solo Show

It was such a great experience to spend so much of this year preparing for my first solo show.

My Artist Talk Went Well!

Thanks to everyone who came out for my artist talk yesterday.  We had a great little crowd, and a wonderful discussion.  I sold another painting and a print yesterday, too!  But mostly, I really enjoyed talking to and with all those who came!

Artist Talk at Bay6 Gallery on Sunday Nov. 1st

Come join me while I talk about my work and my process, how I got to this point, and what I think will be interesting to explore in the future.

Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 2pm.
Bay6 Gallery and Studios
5305 Bolm Rd.
Austin, TX

Feats Don’t Fail

Review of art and music at One World Theater in Austin - Little Feat, Warren Hood & painter Roberto Diaz: Tuesday night, my husband and I went to the One World Theater here in Austin to see Little Feat again.

Ten Rules of Thumb for Maintaining Creativity

I just discovered this great blog post about an artist/craftsman named Wendell Castle at Emily Evans Eerdmans' blog.  Wendell Castle has been creating amazing furniture for over 50 years.  He has ten "Adopted Rules of Thumb" for staying at the top of one's creative game that I find very compelling:

Opening Reception for the The E Word

Many thanks to everyone who made it out to the opening reception for my first solo show!  It was a great opening!

Reminder: Art Opening Tonight at Bay6 Gallery

Solo show of over 40 of my recent paintings!

I hope to see you at my opening reception tonight - Saturday, October 10th, 7:00 - 10:00pm.

Food and drink will be provided, with music by The Treachery of Others.

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The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract.

— Ellen Key

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Gallery of Recent Paintings

A Question of Balance - Oil on Canvas - 10 x 10 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Untitled (2015-005) - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn Untitled 2015-023 - Oil on Canvas - 8 x 8 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 6, 2013 - Acrylic on panel - 8 x 8 - © 2013 Marilyn Fenn