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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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In the Moment and Off Into the Future

It’s been a crazy, crazy past couple of months here at http://www.briansylvesterart.com/, and after the relocation in November, I’m finally starting to regain my focus. Don’t get me wrong, there has been plenty of studio activity and work, but up until now, things have been a little off.  My mandala artwork is (and will always be) […]

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It Circles the Earth

It’s been another productive week in the studio.  Aside from spending time shipping out orders of my new shirt, I have been busy doing some actual work. I finally finished my work on the above two pieces which are a collaboration with Shana Goetsch, who is the mastermind behind Art That Circles the Earth.  To tell you […]

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New Tees are Here!

Just in time for spring, I am happy to announce that my newest tee shirt design is now available.  As with my other two tees, this one is an Anvil Fashion Fit Tee, which is a ring spun cotton that is buttery soft and holds up well to washing.  The sizing chart can be found […]

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briansylvesterart.com

Meditation bowl by Barry Smith It’s been another productive week in the studio.  I managed to complete the above blue lotus canvas and have also been working on some non-painting activities related to the business. You may have noticed, but I have a new web address – briansylvesterart.com.  For the time being, the address will […]

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The Sun Shines in Vermont

Gabriella and I just had an uplifting visit with Australian artists extraordinaire Fiona Dempster and Barry Smith.  We spent our time exploring the Southern Vermont Arts Center, the local shops and the surrounding wintry landscape.   It was an experience that will resonate for a very long time. It’s a wonderful thing when the blog world becomes the […]

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Scenes From Bennington, Vermont and the Number 44

This past Tuesday, I managed to mark my 44th year.  Miss G and I spent the day in the historic town of Bennington, Vermont.  We spent lots of time at the local art center, which had a great collection of Native American art and also houses the Vermont Covered Bridge Museum.  A very strange combination, […]

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Studio Report – Week 3

The month of January seems to be flying by, but it has been a very productive week in the studio.  After the move and the holidays, it was a little tough for me to get rolling again, but now I have a renewed sense of purpose. The above panel is a 11″ x 14″ Ampersand […]

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Members’ Show Opening at the Southern Vermont Arts Center and a New Week in the Studio

Vermont is a state with unparalleled beauty, and it’s no surprise that most local artists chose to represent this beauty via landscapes and still life works.  Before moving up here, it never even crossed my mind that, I, as an abstract painter, would be the odd man out of the bunch. I’ve thought about it, and actually, […]

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New Submissions – New Wall Spin Post

Here are photos of the two newest pieces finished and framed out.  They were both dropped off at the Southern Vermont Arts Center today for their 20th Annual Winter Members’ Exhibition.  I am very honored and proud to be part of this great organization and look forward to the opening reception on January 14.  I will post […]

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