New Class: Monotype and the Model

Monotype and the Model with Angela Saxon and Royce Deans February 22, 2020 10 am to 3 pm Crooked Tree Art Center, Traverse City In this workshop we will explore the excitement of printmaking…specifically making monotypes, and the immediacy of working directly from the figure, within a time constraint. There can be great energy working… More

Leelanau County Art Tour

October 11-13, 2019 Make it an art weekend up north! Paintings. Sculpture. Furniture. Ceramics. Fiber Art. It’s the second year for this exciting, multi-venue art tour will explode with color and beauty! Start your tour at any of the venues…(I’ll be in Glen Arbor at the Township Hall so be sure to stop in and say hello!)… More

New Monotypes: through Sept 13

Printmaking has become a new passion of mine, and a thrilling addition to my practice as an artist. Initially I was working with my familiar subject of landscape, making full color monotypes on a press in Saugatuck with my close friend, Anne Corlett. Back in Traverse City, without a press, I continued to feel the pull to make prints, so… More

Solo show in Winnetka, IL

As Shade to The Sun; New Paintings and Monotypes, Vivid Art Gallery, June 1 – July 11, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, June 7, 5-8 pm Nature is so full of desire and longing, we try to connect but only have awkward ways to express this exhilaration in contrast with what is out there. Over the top sensual, thrilling… More

Solo show in Ohio

IN THE QUIET Paintings, Monotypes and Drawings by Angela Saxon Opening Friday, May 3, 2019 Hudson Gallery 5645 Main St, Sylvania, OH 43560 Here’s some of my thoughts about this new series…hope to see you there. Nature is so full of desire and longing, we try to connect but only have awkward ways to express… More

Limited Edition prints

Prints of three of my new paintings are available now! 100% cotton rag, acid-free paper with archival ink. Print size: 12 x 12: $57 16 x 16: $88 24 x 24: $180 Shipping not included. Email to order:… More

Evolution of a painting

When I start a painting I have a clear intention in my mind. The sense of place is of primary importance…what did it sound like, feel like, smell like to be in that landscape. I work from plein air paintings/drawings, making small graphite studies to establish the overall composition, but it’s an evolutionary process for me… More

Creek + Waterfalls: April Studio Open House

Saturday, April 13, 10 am to 5 pm, Refreshments, Everyone is welcome! I’m very excited to share my current body of work: Creek + Waterfalls. I’ll be showing the 8 x 8″ plein air paintings I did on location as well as all canvases, monotypes and graphite drawings I’ve been working on in my studio. In… More

Salon des Refusés

Northwest Michigan Salon des Refusés Friday, February 1, 2019 A Pop-up Art Show 5:30 to 9 pm Leelanau Studios 10781 E Cherry Bend Rd Traverse City, MI 49684 Following in the tradition of the 1863 Salon des Refusés — an exhibition of work rejected from the Paris Salon — we’re mounting an exhibition of our… More

SO worth the trip! Eric Aho’s show, Guide

My life can get rolling in so many different directions sometimes. Helping our daughter move and settle in to a new city, + major home renovations which equals moving within your own home, + excitement about the beginnings of two new series in my studio….but sometimes I have to press pause and just not miss something that my heart knows is important.… More