Art Watch: New moon rising over Chester County

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times This week there are some very special art events that are opening in our area. From big art openings at two local museums to space-clearing- new-moon rituals in Cochranville, there are always interesting art activities in and around Chester County every week. A view of Chester County by photo contest winner Lee Schlingmann. Before we kick off the art week, congratulations...

Art Watch: Three cheers for Randall Graham

First Friday events blanket the county this weekend By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times For this first week in November, there are fun First Friday November 4th art openings from Kennett Square to Wilmington, and thus the kickoff to the holiday season has officially begun. Before getting to those exciting events, we must cheer the talents and most recent award for local Chester County artist Randall...

Art Watch: A fresh take on teaching art

Kids and adults learn at Willowdale Art Academy By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times If you have ever been to Landhope Farms in Kennett Square at Routes¬†926 and 82, you may have seen a sign for “Willowdale Art Academy” and wondered what that was. Oil painter Karen D’Allaird started Willowdale Art Academy¬† 5 years ago to give young students art classes that teach the fundamentals...

Art Watch: Party down with art events

Art Parties! The Annual Chester County Art Association Invitational and the 42nd Annual Yellow Springs Art Show By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Two important art events open on the same night this week, Friday April 24th, so you will probably have to make a choice to go to either the Chester County Art Association Invitational dance party in West Chester, or the opening Gala for the Yellow Spring...