Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Artist Dean Mitchell

Artist Dean Mitchell will be here this weekend!
Friday, March 22nd & Saturday, March 23rd

Dean is one of America’s most accomplished African-American artists and foremost voices in the world of fine art. Brilliance In Color fine art gallery (25 King Street, St. Augustine, FL) will host a month long exhibition of over 70 original watercolors, oils, acrylics and sketches, documenting the highly successful career (33 years, 15 museum collections and over 400 awards) of artist Dean L. Mitchell. Dean will be at the gallery for several private events as well as a public opening and appearance on Saturday March 23rd 2013 from 1-5pm. 10% of all sales will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida.

Dean’s work ranges from his powerful portrayals of the African-American community, to cityscapes and landscapes of the American South and West. Dean’s purpose and goal in life is to provide a narrative of pride, passion and understanding of the human spirit and love. It is Dean’s hope for all communities to come together through art, and further the common bond of humanity that exists in the people and places that his artistic spirit so passionately pursues.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

"Unveiling the Masters"

Saturday, March 9th

At Brilliance In Color Fine Art Gallery

25 King Street

St. Augustine, FL 32084

Lautrec's "Confetti"
Cutter and Cutter Fine Art of St. Augustine, FL announced today a surprise unveiling of scores of important works from the 19th Century deceased masters Mary Cassatt, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Edgar Degas, Jean-Francois Millet, Alphonse Mucha and Paul Cesar Helleu. The event will take place at the largest of the firm’s downtown St. Augustine facilities, “Brilliance In Color” located on the plaza at 25 King Street. Serious art collectors will encounter original etchings, lithographs, drawings and sketches, all of which have been professionally vetted and are available for viewing.
Millet’s “Le Depart Pour le Travail”
For fifteen years Cutter and Cutter has introduced the First Coast to distinguished modern Masters such as Frederick Hart, Dean Mitchell, Anne Packard, Royo, Ramon Vilanova and Pino and the firm is credited with providing a major stimulus to the flourishing fine art market on the first coast. All works are on display in a museum like environment, which attracts and impresses collectors who discover this remarkably professional family owned business. Cutter and Cutter will host a special invitation gathering on Saturday evening from 8-10pm (RSVP please) with a formal unveiling of these highly sought-after works, many of which can be found in the world’s finest museums. Visitors to the gallery may expect to see works such as Millet’s “Le Depart Pour le Travail”, Helleu’s “Portrait of Whistler”, Cassatt’s “The Parrot”, “Sara Wearing Her Bonnet and Coat” and “The Picture Book”. The gallery will also have several original drawings and sketches on display from Cassatt and Helleu.

Cassatt's Original Drawing "Head of a Child"
The firm’s most experienced art professionals will be on hand and can be reached via their web site (www.cutterandcutter.com) or at Brilliance In Colors direct phone number: 904-810-0460. St. Augustine is one of America’s most beloved cities for its charm, history, and a thriving art community that is among the best in North America.