Creativity takes courage. —Henry Matisse
A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.― Diane Arbus
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. —Thomas Merton
Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. —Bansky
Painting completed my life. —Frida Kahlo
I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.—Vincent Van Gogh
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. ― Pablo Picasso
If you can play an instrument, you can probably take a photograph. If you can take a photograph, you can probably paint. Or if you can paint, you can probably be a poet. Creativity is interchangeable. —Rick Allen
Rick in Washington DC
SATURDAY March 21st, 2015.
Dual presentations in Virginia and Maryland are the second stop on the tour Rick Allen’s works from his latest collection entitled “Rick Allen: Angels and Icons” art, currently being showcased exclusively in Wentworth Gallery locations throughout the country. Future cities include South Florida, Atlanta and Philadelphia.
Rick will be making two very special appearances at these two charitable events at both Wentworth Gallery locations on Saturday, March 21st, 2015.
- Wentworth Gallery: Bethesda – 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm (301) 365-3270
- Wentworth Gallery: McLean – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (703) 883-0111
A portion of the proceeds from each and every sale during this extraordinary event will be donated to Raven Drum Foundation & Project Resiliency.
“Rick Allen: Angels and Icons”
Collection of Mixed-Media Originals Includes Commemorative Piece “Purple Heart 14”
Wentworth Gallery, SATURDAY DECEMBER 6 2014, 5-8 PM
Wentworth Gallery is honored to present, in its Short Hills, New Jersey premiere, Rick Allen’s works from his latest collection. Rick’s art is currently being showcased exclusively in Wentworth Gallery locations throughout the country: future cities include metro DC, South Florida, Atlanta and Philadelphia.
The extraordinary collection houses forty-five mixed media originals featuring his personal photography, light art and painting. Rick Allen will be making a very special appearance at this charitable event and a portion of the proceeds from each sale will be donated back to Project Resiliency. Each purchaser will receive a limited edition hand-signed Commemorative Purple Heart 14 piece.
Rick’s favorite paintbrush
One of my favorite BRUSHES is this Angle Shader. I use it pretty much for everything I paint.