Visions of Possibilities Fine Arts Exhibition
AAG Community Service Project
Beatitudes Campus Town Plaza
1610 West Glendale,
Phoenix, AZ 85021
The AAG is pleased to join Beatitudes Campus Foundation in bringing fine art to its residents, families, friends and visitors. This partnership reinforces AAG's mission statement to continue its long standing tradition of art leadership in Arizona by promoting quality artwork for public viewing and appreciation.
- The Visions of Possibilities exhibition rotates quarterly.
- Invited AAG juried artists display their choice of artwork.
- Features either a solo (18-24 pieces) or two-person show
(9-12 pieces each).
- Two-dimensional artwork only.
- Thirty percent of each sale benefits art projects at the Beatitudes Campus.
Artwork and portraits of Laura Cohen- Hogan and Ann Osgood
AAG/Beatitudes Exhibit Features Hawaiian Alumni
Ann Osgood and Laura Cohen - Hogan both love to paint colors, textures and a little of the magic of the outdoors. Maybe it’s because both ladies were art students at the University of Hawaii, paradise at its finest. The Beatitudes Visions of Possibilities exhibit in the Town Plaza Bistro features both artists March 5 to June 4.
When the 101 Freeway was built close to Ann Osgood’s home she saw the big overpasses and the concrete structures as interesting sculptural forms. She began a series of paintings of the city and roads that she says, “I returns to again and again.” The beauty of color and texture of these things are what she hopes her brushstrokes and pigment convey.
Laura Cohen-Hogan uses oil pastels and tombo markers to capture the beauty of the Hawaiian landscapes. “My first challenge is setting up my easel and art materials to withstand the delightful tropical breeze.” She starts each painting by roughing out the horizon and main subjects, filling the entire surface with color. Then using a brush, she build up the surface with layers upon layers of oil pastel, usually completing her painting in three to four hours.
“Waiting for the waves to roll back in, for the palm leaves to sway back into place, or the clouds to move back into position creating blankets of color on the ocean’s surface, captures my full being,” she says.