Tag Archives: cynthia angeles

Best-of-the-Rest, December 2013

My painting below was selected as Best-of-the-Rest for December 20 at Barebrush Gallery.  To vote for People’s Choice, below is the link:


Choose Best of the Rest, click on December 20, then click vote.   Thanks!

View from the Hill

Yesterday was a busy day for me. I made orange marmalade, put the finishing touches on my latest painting, and started a new canvas. Above is View from the Hill, oil on canvas, 16″ x 20″.  A former art teacher used to say I painted like I was on acid.  Yeah... Sure

OLPE Exhibit – A Reminder

Exhibition: Our Lady of Perpetual Exhaustion

I will be part of a group exhibition at the Watergate Gallery & Frame Design from September 7 – October 5, 2013.
Opening reception is on Saturday, September 7, 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

If you are in the Washington, DC area, please come and see the show. Watergate Gallery is located in the lower level (accessible by escalator or stairs) of the Watergate building, next to CVS.

Watergate Gallery & Frame Design
2552 Virginia Avenue NW
Washington DC 20037tel: 202.338.4488

If you can’t make it to the opening reception, the following are additional reception dates:

Wednesday, September 18, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Thursday, September 26, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Saturday, October 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Copying images – theft or compliment?

I google myself rarely but did several days ago and was surprised to find my painting Grief (below) in a few sites. I had the same experience a couple of years ago and wrote on the blog of the author, asking why my permission was not asked before posting the image. The image had been taken out. This time, I posed the same question to the blogger, got a huge apology and my image was taken out. He studiously looked for my name to give me credit and that was much appreciated.

I have a website and a blog so my paintings are “out there” and can be used. I have no watermark to protect it because I don’t like watermarks – it ruins the image, I think. In this day and age of the internet, images can be easily copied and used, copyright notwithstanding.

“Grief” has been used quite a few times in people’s blogs to reflect their feelings about a personal or public tragedy and I am flattered. I am proud of this piece, as well as my other paintings of “suffering women”. But I would appreciate it very much if those wishing to use any of my images to ask my permission first and not to attribute their postings to me.

Grief, Oil on Linen, 31" x 25"

17th Street Art Festival – Washington, DC

The 2012 17th Street Art Festival will be held on Saturday, September 22nd, from 12 – 6 pm on 17th Street, between P Street and Riggs Place NW.  I will have a booth there so please come, browse, and people-watch.  It should be fun (weather permitting)!  I plan to show some of my art and my sister’s one-of-a-kind jewelry.  Mark your calendars!