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Holiday News from the Studios of Contemplative Artist Brian Sylvester

It’s been some time since I’ve written a blog post, and a lot has happened over the past six months.  It’s true, sometimes life knocks you off of your regular stride and forces you to rethink things.  As an artist, this usually allows for an outpouring of creativity, and in my case, a new direction […]

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Upcoming Show at the Chaffee Downtown Art Center

I am happy to announce that I will be part of a group show taking place at the new Chaffee Downtown Art Center in Rutland, Vermont.  The opening reception is Friday, February 15 from 5 to 8pm, and the show runs until March 23.  If you are in the area, please stop by to see […]

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New Mural Goes Up in Rutland Vermont – Part 2

As a follow up to my last post about my work with Peruvian artist Persi Narvaez, I am happy to announce that we finished the mural in Rutland, Vermont last Thursday, August 9.  It took us a total of 23 days from start to finish – not bad for a two-man team! The official dedication […]

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Full Circle

I’ve been away for a few weeks, but things are starting to normalize again in the studio here at briansylvesterart.com!  Today was a good art day, and I had a chance to work on the 24″ x 24″ canvas that has been sitting on my easel for some time.  All that’s left is double coating some […]

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Work on Walls

This morning, Gabriella and I spent some time hanging 10 of my pieces on the walls of the Pyramid Holistic Wellness Center, which is located in downtown Rutland, Vermont. The facility is located in a beautiful historical building and will be frequented by many patrons who I think will appreciate my work.  My goal has […]

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New Posts and New Posts

I am very happy to announce that my two newest works have returned from their recent exhibition at the SVAC, and are now available online for purchase. Cascade and Liatris are both on wood panels and have been professionally framed.  They are both in need of a good home! If you are interested in special […]

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Welcome to Vermont and Tour of the Chaffee Art Center

I am very happy to announce that Miss G and I made it safe and sound to our new home in Rutland, Vermont.  We have a lot of work to do in order to unpack and get the house in order, but we managed to slip out today to go see our work at the […]

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Studio Report 2011 – Week 36

It’s been another productive week in the studio.  As the day temperatures become cooler, it becomes much easier to relax and paint.  This is my absolute favorite time of the year, and I am looking forward to the autumn and the winter. I have a couple days left of work on this panel, and then I […]

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A New Month and A New Panel

Happy September 1st everyone!  There are only 4 short months left until the end of the year and I’ve got a lot of work to squeeze in before then.  So far, so good! Time was spent in the studio this week working on a new 18″ x 24″ wood panel.  As I have said before, […]

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Somerville Museum Opening, Wall Spin and New Works

The opening reception this past Friday at the Somerville Museum was great!  The show entitled Artist’s Choice is a chance for the public to preview some of the artists participating in the upcoming Open Studios weekend. With close to 400 artists participating, the event is the largest open studio activity in the United States, and […]

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